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 work hands-on at a construction site, break the news 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 industrial design workshop, culture and heritage lab and production and sound studio.
Create your degree
Choose the subjects that interest you and expand your career prospects with our range of elective options.
If you’re a creative storyteller, seeking dynamic and exciting learning opportunities then a degree in communication and media with UC is the perfect way to learn to connect people through communication.
Informed by industry leaders and UC’s close-knit relationship with organisations, our courses evolve as the industry does. From journalist or media advisor to brand or communications manager, you’ll graduate with a well- rounded set of skills and a wealth of practical experience ready to jump right into your dream career.
5-stars for median salary
Communication study area | Good Universities Guide 2020
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.
Learn from real-world industry practitioners and have direct industry engagement
Inspire a new generation of architecture in an ever evolving, rising industry.
From your very first year at UC, you’ll start gaining practical, hands-on experience thanks to our extensive Work Integrated Learning program. Be involved in a series of live projects and engage directly with industry, helping you develop practical skills and experience working across a range of concepts.
Our nationally accredited degrees will help kickstart your career in the building and construction industry as an Architect, Construction Manager and more.
5-stars for teaching quality
Architecture and built environment study area | Good Universities Guide 2020
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.
5-stars for full-time employment
Creative arts, humanities and culture study area | Good Universities Guide 2020
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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.
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 degrees including Arts, Communication, Built Environment and Design.
Don’t postpone greater career satisfaction any longer.
Why not get a taste for learning with the Faculty of Arts and Design by taking a short course? Uniquely designed for students of all ages, our range of online courses were created to upgrade your technical design skills, sharpen your creative ideas, or engage with the latest research in media and culture all from the comfort of home. These courses are a quick, cost effective way to try out a new skill before committing to a full degree.
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)
UC gives me the freedom to create and learn in a friendly professional environment.... it’s been an amazing place to grow as an individual... it’s the perfect environment to learn, grow and succeed
Bachelor of the Built Environment (Architecture)
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)