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How are courses taken at Athabasca University?

Athabasca University has two basic delivery modes:

  • Individualized Study - Study individually and at your own pace, using course materials we provide and support from your tutor.
  • Grouped Study - Study as part of a group, in a classroom or online.

AU is increasingly moving towards offering courses exclusively online in both delivery modes.

Within these broad delivery modes, coursework can involve independent and supervised labs, audio and video components, and other specialized tools and components.

For information on the delivery modes and learning tools for specific courses, view our online course descriptions.

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