As at 16 March 2021 the funding agreements for the following universities had not been updated to include details on short course funding: Flinders University, RMIT, Southern Cross University, the University of Adelaide, the University of Melbourne, the University of Notre Dame Australia (now a Table A university), the University of Queensland, University of Canberra and University of South Australia.
James Cook University’s funding agreement includes funding for 263 undergraduate certificate places but the specific funding amount for these enrolments is not separately documented.
Of the remaining 29 universities:
2 do not have any short course funding allocated (University of Western Australia and Murdoch University)
7 have at least $10 million allocated for short courses, of which Curtin University has the largest allocation ($27.3 million)
Central Queensland University, Curtin University and the University of Tasmania each have more than 10% of their 2021 base funding funding allocated to short courses
If/when short course funding details are included in updated contracts for the nine universities where they are currently missing, the table below will be updated. The table also included hyperlinks to each university’s full funding agreement.
University short course funding as a proportion of base funding (2021)