There’s no better place to explore your passions than at UC - the home of creative education.
Creativity is at the core of all our programs. Whether you prefer to capture an audience with an awe-inspiring film, write a novel or create designs for use in everyday life, we have a course for you.
Gain practical experience and develop key employability skills including critical, creative and strategic thinking, communication, teamwork and ethical practice.
Welcome to the dynamic, imaginative environment that is arts and design at UC.
Gain practical experience
You’ll get real-world experience and connect with industry through our work based learning program.
Learn from the best
Our teachers and guest lecturers are some of the best and brightest minds in the arts and design sector.
Study in our purpose-built culture and heritage lab and design workshop.
Create your degree
Choose the subjects that interest you and expand your career prospects with our range of elective options.
Broaden your mind with challenging ideas and explore the world through creative practice. Whether you aspire to be a successful poet, want to preserve historic mementos or produce awe inspiring films, we have a degree that’s suited to you.
Open the door to new opportunities and let our expert lecturers and tutors connect you to industry and share their experiences to help shape you into a well-rounded creative professional. Graduate with highly sought after attributes including skills in critical thinking, intercultural awareness and communication.
Ranked #1 in Australia for Graduates in full-time work and teaching quality
Have you considered solving global problems through design? Envisage your furniture designs in people’s homes, or your app monitoring a person’s health or maybe you have a dream to develop a strong brand aligning to your personal values. A degree in design can help change the world around us and pave your path to a successful career as an Industrial Designer, Graphic Designer or whatever your dream might be.
Your projects will come to life in our state-of-the-art workshop where you’ll learn to think big and make connections with industry to help turn your visions into a reality.
Ranked in Australia’s top 5 universities for median graduate salary
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All of our creative degrees involve real world, work-based projects and learning - meaning you’ll start gaining experience from year one of your degree.
We’ll prepare you with the soft skills you need for success, such as communication, presentation, negotiation and stakeholder management. We’ll also assist you planning your career path. Final year students complete a capstone unit where you’ll have the chance to demonstrate the knowledge you have acquired in a real-world setting.
Come graduation, you’ll impress potential employers with your experience and the connections you have built.
The UC Creative Competition is back and its bigger and better than ever. Submit your best work from creative writing, to design, digital, built environment and more to be in with a chance to win some exciting prizes to kickstart your university studies.
Bypass standard ATAR entry and let your creative skills do the talking with our portfolio entry option. Simply submit five pieces of your best creative work that demonstrates your talent. These could be school or personal projects that you’re most proud of and can include written work, design, illustration and more. Portfolio entry is available on all arts and design undergraduate courses.
I love being creative, this course has really fed my creative flare and has opened my eyes to what design can be
Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication Design)
Having the opportunity to study in three different countries has provided real-world experiences that build off what I've learnt in classes at UC
Bachelor of Arts (Digital Media)/Bachelor of Communication and Media (Marketing Communication)