Changing Business degrees for changing times

AMPLIFY YOUR SUCCESS WITH DYNAMIC DEGREES

At UC’s Faculty of Business, Government and Law, we trust your ambition. Our fast-moving flexible degrees put you in the driver’s seat, giving you the power to build your ideal degree.

You’ll expand on core knowledge by exploring a range of cutting-edge, dynamic specialisations, empowering you to adapt to industry changes and future-proof your dream career.

UC is ideally located in Canberra, at the heart of Australian power and politics. Our world-class, connected academic staff will provide you with access to the heavyweights driving the future of business, government and law. Through Work Integrated Learning, you’ll gain real-world experience and build invaluable networks of industry contacts.

A degree with us gives you a game-changing advantage in a competitive national and global job market. Business, Government and Law students hit the ground running, with our graduates enjoying the highest starting salaries and an 89% graduate employment rate.

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Changing Degrees for Changing Times

Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Justice Studies

With the highest percentage of postgraduate law students in employment from all Australian universities, and an overall graduate employment rate of 89%, above the national university average, you’ll be among the most in-demand law graduates in the country.

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Bachelor of Politics & International Relations

Within minutes of Australia’s governmental heart, you’ll have unique access to those driving the future of Australia and the region.

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Bachelor of Commerce

Combine real-world work experience, practical projects, and international insights with classes taught by academics recognised as world leaders in their field.

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Bachelor of Business

Combine real-world work experience, practical projects, and international insights with classes taught by academics recognised as world leaders in their field.

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Bachelor of Accounting

Become a highly competent, work-ready graduate with an in-depth discipline knowledge, and the technical skills needed to work as socially responsible accounting professionals across the private and public sectors..

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Course Advice Day

Thurs 20 Dec 2018 & Fri 11 Jan 2019 | 10am - 2pm | Building 1 - Refectory, University of Canberra, Bruce

Discover more about your future degree at the UC Course Advice Day!

  • Meet your faculty and future lecturers to get tailored course advice and first-hand accounts of what it’s like to study at UC.
  • Get one-on-one assistance with applying, accepting your offer and enrolling in units.
  • Chat to our helpful staff about our support services, pathway programs and accommodation providers.
  • Attend a dedicated information session: Study Abroad, Parent Information Sessions, Careers UC, UC College ‘Don’t Panic’.
  • Get to know the campus with one of our many tours running throughout the day.
  • Enjoy the free BBQ, fairy floss, popcorn, slushies, music and games.
  • Mingle with some of your future peers.

This is a great opportunity to experience what studying at UC will be like - don't miss out!

Make UC your first preference

School's out, uni's in.

It’s time to choose your own adventure. Our degrees rank the highest in the ACT for student satisfaction, and it’s not hard to see why. At UC, you’ll thrive in an environment where innovation, collaboration and hands-on experience unite to create the perfect future-proof degrees.

If you’re a Year 12 school-leaver ready to expand your horizons and blaze your own path, make UC your first UAC preference today.

International Students

Business, Government and Law’s dynamic, flexible degrees are a launching pad for global careers. UC ranks in the top 2% of universities worldwide, and amongst the top 100 young universities worldwide. Our community is diverse and welcoming, making UC the perfect place to start your international education.

Why Choose UC

We’re on the rise

Ranked in the world’s top 100 young universities.

The University of Canberra has been named among the world’s Top 100 young universities in the prestigious 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings.

The University is also ranked as 30th in the world for Generation Y universities, or those founded between 1986 and 2000.


Be in demand

UC graduates have higher starting salaries and an 89% graduate employment rate.

Our highly-qualified teachers, and courses with a strong emphasis on work-integrated learning, means our students gain valuable experiences and develop key workplace skills.

That’s why UC graduates have an 89% graduate employment rate and higher starting salaries than the top-performing universities in Australia. (QILT 2018)


Best courses

UC courses are ranked as the best, awarded the top ‘5-star’ ranking from the Good Universities Guide.

According to the Good Universities Guide 2019:

  • UC’s Business and Management study areas are rated 5-stars for graduate starting salaries
  • UC’s Accounting study areas are rated 5-stars for graduate starting salaries
  • UC’s Economics study areas are rated 5-stars for graduate starting salaries
  • UC’s Law study areas are rated 5-stars for graduate starting salaries
  • UC’s Paralegal study areas are rated 5-stars for graduate starting salaries
  • Overall, UC is rated 5-stars for staff qualifications, ranked #1 in the ACT for full-time employment and graduate starting salaries and #1 in the ACT for student support, skills development and learning resources.


Get practical

Practical work-based projects in every course.

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) is learning first-hand through real work or work-like experiences. WIL is a key element to enhancing employability in the workplace and is integral to many of our courses. This reinforces our commitment to preparing professional and highly employable graduates with the right mix of skills and knowledge.


Be flexible

Flexible study options that fit your life.

We deliver our courses through a range of modes – online, on campus, flexible, intensive, self-paced - as well as through our Australian and international partners. You choose the place, time and intensity of study to fit your life.


Earn more

Employees in the ACT earn the highest average salaries in Australia.

In an Australian Bureau of Statistics report released in November 2016, ordinary employees in the ACT were found to have the highest average earnings in Australia. With Canberra also being ranked as the city with the highest quality of living worldwide, this makes the ACT an outstanding choice for Australian and international students looking to get ahead in their careers.


See the world

Study a semester abroad or take an international field trip as part of your course.

At the University of Canberra you have the chance to study overseas as part of your degree. Whether it’s through a Study Abroad, exchange or a short term program, we offer many different opportunities to suit your interests and the length of time you wish to spend away.


Accommodation guarantee

Guaranteed on campus accommodation for all first year students and all new or continuing international students.

Moving to Canberra? We’ve got your accommodation covered. The University of Canberra and its Bruce campus accommodation providers are pleased to offer guaranteed accommodation to all new and continuing international students and all first-year domestic students.


Canberra is officially the best

Canberra has been ranked as the city with the highest quality of living worldwide.

Canberra's modest population has proven yet again that bigger is not always better, being ranked as the city with the highest quality of living worldwide. This is the 5th time Canberra has scooped the prestigious top place and reinforces the OECD’s 2014 report which found Canberra is the best place to live in the world.


Accommodation

Choosing the right accommodation sets the tone for your university life.

And our on-campus accommodation guarantee to all first-year students and all new and continuing international students makes the decision easy.

Book a campus tour

Don’t take our word for it!

Book a campus tour to get a feel for campus life and see the University of Canberra for yourself.

Scholarships

Sometimes you just need a little help.

Our wide range of scholarships can help you focus on your studies so you get the most from your time at the University of Canberra.

Are you eligible?

You may also be eligible for one of the many government and non-government financial assistance schemes or loan options available.

Key Dates

January
4

On time application closing date for Semester 1

January 4

On time application closing date for Semester 1

It’s always best to get your application in earlier rather than later to avoid missing out.

February
4

Sem 1 Orientation Week begins

February 4

Sem 1 Orientation Week begins

Meet other students in your course, find your way around the campus, and get all the information you need for a flying start to the semester.

Important Dates for Applications & Enrolments

Important Dates for Applications & Enrolments

Click below for more important administrative dates relating to applications and enrolments.

Semester, Winter Term, Principle Dates

Semester, Winter Term, Principle Dates

Click below for more important academic calendar dates.

Your future looks great from here.

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