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How many courses can I take at one time?

Athabasca University students may be actively registered in one to six courses at a time.

To ensure that you do not overwork yourself, AU limits your course load to a maximum of six active registrations. If you have a full-time job or are new to distance learning, we suggest you start with one course.

More information on maximum course loads can be found in Section 6.2.1 of the Calendar and AU's Maximum Course Load Policy.

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