Study Postgrad with Arts & Design


Is creative fulfilment key to your professional happiness?

With a focus on hands-on learning, real-world experience and technical skills, our new dynamic, fast-paced Master’s degrees provide an unbeatable launching pad for your dream career.

Armed with on-the-ground training and a game-changing understanding of your chosen industry, you’ll graduate with a vital advantage in a competitive national and global job market. UC graduates enjoy the highest starting salaries in the ACT and an 89% graduate employment rate.

Choose communications and media and you’ll have ongoing exposure to the industry, as well as access to professional internships and training across multi-disciplinary platforms.

Grab the future with both hands. Amplify your ambitions with UC.


This coursework degree is perfect for hands-on, curious creatives ready to broaden their core knowledge, sharpen their technical skills, and take their careers to the next level.

At UC, we trust your ambition and encourage you to build your degree to suit your personal career goals and aspirations.

Develop practical expertise while exploring the theory and methodologies of applied design across products, interfaces and services.

Heighten key skills in service design, interaction design and entrepreneurial practices with a focus on social and global innovation.

Gain practical experience by applying your knowledge and skills through Work Integrated Learning, including internships and work placements. Engage with real-world projects and problems in both the public and private sectors.

With a well-rounded knowledge of design thinking and innovation, you’ll graduate ready to impress in a wide range of industries. UC graduates are in demand, enjoying an 89% graduate employment rate and the highest starting salaries in the ACT.


Become a confident and inspiring leader in the rapidly changing cultural sector.

Based in the national capital of Canberra–home to Australia’s major cultural institutions and an ever-increasing creative community–this interdisciplinary and versatile postgraduate degree empowers you to expand your knowledge and networks; build and update your digital skills; develop your entrepreneurial potential; and apply your creativity in real-world settings by using national and global case studies and engaging in Work Integrated Learning.

Finish your degree by exploring your passions and completing a thesis or professional/creative project in an area of your choosing.

Your newfound expertise and industry knowledge will provide a launching pad for an establishing or furthering a career in the creative and cultural industries and the arts sector, in fields including heritage and conservation, community arts, cultural policy and planning, film production, creative writing, and digital arts.

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