If you’re looking to add an online course to your schedule and transfer credits back to your program, Athabasca University (AU) is here to support your journey. 

This guide outlines everything you need to know about taking an online course.  We’ll help you answer the following questions and more:

  • How do I find an AU course equivalent that transfers back to my institution?
  • How do I register for an AU course?
  • How fast can I complete a course?
  • Are exams online?

We believe that every learner deserves the opportunity to achieve their academic goals, no matter the obstacles they may face. Whether you've encountered challenges in your education, need a more flexible schedule, or want to explore new horizons, AU is here to support your journey. 

Access the guide and join the ever-growing community of AU learners who are shaping their future on their own terms!

What is a visiting learner?

Visiting learners can enrol in courses without commitment to a degree program, allowing them to leverage AU's educational offerings for various academic pursuits.