The University of Canberra’s writing program is the oldest of its kind in Australia, with a long and established record of excellence. The Bachelor of Arts (Creative Writing) is staffed by award-winning, industry-active novelists, poets, screenwriters, editors and publishers who’ll help you emerge from your degree with an impressive portfolio of dynamic, creative and professional work.
This distinctive course allows you to take your passion for culture and heritage, and turn it into a rewarding and sustainable career. Building on the core skills and knowledge embedded in the Arts degree, you’ll bring the richness and complexity of culture and heritage alive across its many forms – from the material, to the intangible and the digital.
From the mobile phone to the game console, digital technology has revolutionised the way we communicate, learn and play. It’s an area of the economy that’s growing in importance and one which is predicted to see job growth into the foreseeable future. The University of Canberra’s Bachelor of Arts (Digital Media) is a specialist course that focuses on the essential practical knowledge needed to create complex interactive media.
Throughout this course you’ll leverage your interest in filmmaking as you expand your creative thinking, explore the craft of storytelling and, ultimately, transform into a professional film practitioner. You’ll understand the ins and outs of making a film and, most importantly, the answer to the question: “What film are you going to make?”
The Bachelor of Arts (Global Studies) will prepare you to become an active global citizen; the type of person who can find creative ways to address the challenges faced by the international community, both now and in the future. You’ll explore the complex, interconnected and culturally diverse nature of the contemporary world, and think critically about issues within their global context.
Bachelor of Building and Construction Management (Honours)
This course prepares students for a career in Building and Construction Management within a variety of practice settings. The course includes studies in management and construction, material and structures laboratories, information technology in building (including BIM), quantity surveying, and work integrated learning practice over four years.
The Bachelor of the Built Environment (Architecture) will provide you with a liberal understanding of what it means to be an architect in a globalised and dynamic world. Contextually informed by its location in the designed capital city of Canberra, the architecture program focuses on architecture and the city; exploring the ways in which architecture studio, history and theory, technology and sustainability, and digital production and communication methods come together in the analysis and production of urban built form.
Bachelor of the Built Environment (Interior Architecture)
The Bachelor of the Built Environment (Interior Architecture) provides an essential introduction to the field of interior spatial design. In line with the opportunities and constraints generated by a globalised and rapidly changing world, you’ll explore a mixture of urban environments and public spaces, and will analyse their context in modern society.
Studying landscape design opens a world of possibilities on an international scale as new urban environments all over the world are designed using landscape principles. At UC you will be immersed in an innovative and research-led degree that positions you for an exciting career in this unique field.
This course has a unique status as the only postgraduate architecture program in Canberra – one of the world’s most internationally recognised and fascinating model design cities. This professionally accredited two-year course focuses on the contemporary issues informing urban architecture and promotes the processes of urbanisation in architectural research.
Bachelor of Communication and Media (Corporate and Public Communication)
This course aims to produce critically aware, ethically responsible and multi-skilled professionals who will thrive in the interlinked industries of public relations, public affairs and corporate communications. In this unique national capital setting, you’ll explore how historical and current social, political and economic processes influence, and are influenced by, communication.
With a Bachelor of Communication and Media (Journalism) from the University of Canberra, you’ll be on the path to an exciting journalistic future. With unrivalled opportunities due to the unique Canberra location and proximity to the Parliament House Press Gallery, you’ll study the art of storytelling and learn how to tell true, accurate and intriguing stories about our world.
Bachelor of Communication and Media (Marketing Communication)
Are you looking for a springboard to work in the rapidly evolving and multifaceted marketing communications industry? With this degree from UC, you’ll develop skills and knowledge in strategic and brand development, media engagement, advertising and cross-platform digital communication. You’ll refine your analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as your understanding of professionalism and social responsibility.
Bachelor of Communication and Media (Sports Media)
If you love sports and telling stories in equal measure, then UC’s Bachelor of Communication and Media (Sports Media) is for you. You’ll explore the media’s role in the reporting of sport and its influence on Australian society and the broader global context.
Graduates of the Master of Communication will have specialised knowledge and skills for professional practice, leadership, further learning, and research in communication professions in a variety of enterprises, including private, government. and community sectors. This course will ready students to participate in contemporary global communications practices and will provide authentic workplace experiences within the local and international communications environment.
Industrial design has its roots in the designing and making of products, and the understanding and application of design in manufacturing. With a Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design) you’ll apply both traditional and advanced digital techniques to a wide range of products, while gaining a knowledge of both materials and production processes. You’ll explore advanced communication skills, including digital manipulation and fabrication via additive and subtractive technologies, and will develop user-centred approaches to developing products.
Interaction Design (also known as IxD) is the practice of designing interactive digital products, environments, systems, services and products for use by people. By studying at UC you’ll explore the capabilities of humans in terms of emotion, perception and cognitive ability, and use this knowledge to conceive, design and build human-centric interaction systems.
Study a Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication Design) and set yourself on the path to a successful design career. You’ll explore how, as humans, we communicate and organise information in visually accessible ways, and develop a well-rounded understanding of the theory and practice of communication design. The course investigates both a traditional print-based design perspective and one which covers web-based applications and new technologies.
WORKSHOP7 houses an expansive suite of technology ranging from 3D printing and other additive manufacturing, CNC manufacturing, laser cutting, to 3D visualisation, VR and AR. Supplementing these digital processes, is a wide range of manual equipment such as mills, lathes, bandsaws, welding machines, and a table saw on hand.