Shared majors

Art and Design - UART01

Students will create artworks from day one in this major. You will develop your drawing skills, fabrication skills and understand contemporary art and its theory. You will learn the fundamentals of art making and critique through individual assessment and group learning. 

Academic organisational unit: Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

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Aviation Management - UAVI01

Provides pathways for aviation professionals to navigate a complex and rapidly growing industry. Students will be exposed to the strategic and operational facets of the global aviation industry giving them the skills and tools to have successful careers. Students study six core aviation units and a further two units from a selection of unit options. This major is open to any students who are looking to work in aviation including pilots, cabin crew, logistics, transport, infrastructure, retail and customer service. 

Academic organisational unit: Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

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Biomedical Science - UBSC01

This major will provide you with a solid foundation in the basic sciences that underpin the structure and function relationships of the human body in health and disease.  Whether your interests are in genetics, infection and immunity, population health, or medical laboratory sciences, the electives in this major provide the opportunity for you to explore these areas further. This major will equip you with the skills and knowledge for career paths in medical research and post-graduate allied health and medicine.

Academic organisational unit: Faculty of Health

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Business and Data Analytics - UBUS01

The Business and Data Analytics major will help students use data analysis to uncover useful insights into authentic problems. Students will learn to use a variety of tools to clean and transform data, before using techniques to visualise and communicate information. This information tells organisations and people what they need to do next for the outcome they desire—whether that be to make sales, save lives, increase clicks and more.

 

Academic organisational unit: Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

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Contemporary Music - UCMU01

Focusing on music making in the 21st Century, the major in contemporary music will develop student’s practical, theoretical, creative, collaborative and contextual skills through a program of ensemble performance, musicianship, musicology and industry studies.

Academic organisational unit: Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

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Creative Writing - UCRW01

Creative Writing Units prepare students to engage with the world creatively and increase their literacy and communication skills.

Academic organisational unit: Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

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Cultural Studies - UCUL01

Introduces students to critical approaches to the study of different cultural forms and practices, everyday life and the political dynamics of contemporary culture.

Academic organisational unit: Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

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Digital Media - UDIG01

The Digital Media major introduces student to a core set of cross-media production skills and software proficiencies, a background in media history and theory, and knowledge of various narrative and story structures. The major gives students experience in the production and critical study of contemporary digital media modes.

 

Academic organisational unit: Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

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Entrepreneurship and Innovation - UENT01

This major is designed to stretch your imagination and start you on the path to a successful future in an increasingly dynamic and complex world. You will develop your skills in using innovation frameworks to solve problems, design product and service solutions that are customer-centric, and build organisations that are agile, sustainable and adaptable, whether new ventures or existing businesses. Your experiences will enable you to think globally, giving you the tools and networks to open up a range of career possibilities in entrepreneurship, product and service innovation, communications and marketing.

Academic organisational unit: Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

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Environmental Solutions - UENS01

This university-wide, Shared Major is for students who wish to gain insight into how nature works, and how communities can support nature to regenerate in the face of environmental change. Students will build a knowledge-base for the development of creative solutions to the world's complex environmental challenges. By developing an understanding of basic scientific principles, while exploring the way that we look at our world, students can learn about everything from ecology and marine pollution, to wildlife conservation and regenerative farming, designing their exciting major from a range of suggested units.

Academic organisational unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering

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Environmental Stewardship - UEST01

This university-wide, Shared Major is for students who wish to gain insight into how to engage with communities and increase awareness about managing natural resources. Students will build a knowledge-base for the creation of awareness of environmental and social challenges as well as scientific concepts associated with managing natural resources, and for creative problem-solving in community contexts.

Academic organisational unit: Former School of Environment, Science and Engineering

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Event Management - UEVT01

Equips students with the skills and knowledge to plan, organise and manage business, music, sport, art and special events, with a focus on responsible and sustainable practices.

Academic organisational unit: Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

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History - UHIS01

Studying the past and how we have interpreted history to understand contemporary issues.

Academic organisational unit: Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

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Indigenous Knowledge - UIND02

The Indigenous Knowledge University-wide Major seeks to empower Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples through providing units of study that increase the knowledge of and understanding about Indigenous peoples, their cultures and associated rights, in historical and contemporary contexts. The major area of study provides students with a broad understanding of historical and contemporary issues affecting Indigenous Australian Peoples and a respect for Indigenous Australian identity and development.

Academic organisational unit: College of Indigenous Peoples (Gnibi)

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Law and Justice - ULAW01

A University-wide Law and Justice major provides students with the opportunity to gain legal perspectives that will complement their degree. Students will gain a foundational understanding of law and basic legal principles that will be useful in any employment situation. Completing the Law and Justice Major may provide the opportunity for employment in administration of government departments, fields of commerce, real estate, banking, human resources and other areas where an understanding of law complements duties undertaken.

Academic organisational unit: Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

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Organisational Management - UMNG01

The units available in the Organisational Management University-wide major provide students with the opportunity to gain the business skills needed to plan, coordinate and lead group efforts to achieve organisational goals. This course of study will equip students with the skills to communicate effectively, monitor the changing business environment and make sound business management decisions.

Academic organisational unit: Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

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Politics and International Relations - UPIR01

With an emphasis on social justice and positive change, the major in Politics and International Relations will develop students' ability to interpret, analyse and offer creative solutions to issues in contemporary society and encourage them to become dynamic citizens in the public sphere.

Academic organisational unit: Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

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Psychology - UPSY01

This major is relevant for students who are interested in the scientific study of how humans think, feel, and behave. These areas can be explored for both individuals and groups, and can be applied to diverse topics such as learning, work, performance, communication, and culture.

Please note this major is not accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) and does not provide entry into the Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours. For information on our accredited psychology options, please refer to our Bachelor of Psychological Science or contact Client Services at enquiry@scu.edu.au.  For details on the education and training required to become eligible for general registration as a psychologist in Australia, please refer to the Australian Psychological Society

Academic organisational unit: Faculty of Health

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Regenerative Agriculture - REAG01

Conventional, intensive agricultural approaches have left in their wake a growing number of serious environmental issues, degrading soils and reducing landscape water holding capacity. Looking to the future of food production demands that we rethink our approach to farming systems.

Drawing on the University’s specialist expertise in plant science, agronomy, ecology, agroforestry, environmental chemistry and socio-ecological systems, this major delves into the emerging practices of, and growing evidence-base for regenerative agriculture, examining human ecology, agroecology, regenerative agronomy and soil management as well as the planning of rural landscapes.

The Bachelor of Science with a major in Regenerative Agriculture develops specialist knowledge in a whole-of-system approach to food production and farm management.

It is designed for students who want to be a part of a new way of farming that better supports, and is supported by natural processes, building more resilient farms and farmers in a future of increased seasonal and weather variability.

Academic organisational unit: Former School of Environment, Science and Engineering

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Sustainability - USUS01

The Sustainability Shared Major examines the social, cultural, economic and environmental aspects of sustainability. It equips students with concepts and tools enabling multidisciplinary sustainable solutions to be found within a broad range of industry applications. Career opportunities include sustainability project management, corporate social responsibility reporting, sustainability services consulting, sustainable supply chain management, sustainable resource management, social sustainability management, and stakeholder engagement within commercial, government and charitable organisations.

 

Academic organisational unit: Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

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Sustainable Event Management - USCE01

This major develops the skills and knowledge to plan, organise and manage business, music, sport, art and special events, with a focus on responsible and sustainable practices.

 

Academic organisational unit: Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

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Note 1: Internship A and Internship B are both double-weighted units that are usually completed over a 14-week (450 hours) period after the completion of a minimum of 16 units, including MNG10476 Professional Development for the Workplace. Students will take an internship in an organisation or role that is consistent with their major. Note: All Internships are required to be approved,prior to commencement, by the Work Integrated Learning Coordinator, who checks that an internship is in an organisation or role that is consistent with a student’s major.

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Sustainable Tourism Management - USTM01

Sustainable Tourism Management equips students with a contemporary understanding of the tourism industry, tourist experience, destination management and the conceptual and applied aspects of responsible and sustainable tourism management.

 

Academic organisational unit: Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

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Note 1: Internship A and Internship B are both double-weighted units that are usually completed over a 14-week (450 hours) period after the completion of a minimum of 16 units, including MNG10476 Professional Development for the Workplace. Students will take an internship in an organisation or role that is consistent with their major. Note: All Internships are required to be approved, prior to commencement, by the Work Integrated Learning Coordinator, who checks that an internship is in an organisation or role that is consistent with a student’s major.

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Tourism Management - UTRM01

Equips students with a contemporary understanding of the tourism industry, tourist experience, destination management and the conceptual and applied aspects of responsible and sustainable tourism management.

Academic organisational unit: Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

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