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

Schedule of units

Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
ARTD1001Drawing
ARTD1002Painting Essentials
ARTD2002Modern Art and the Avant-Garde
ARTD10083D Printing and Fabrication
ARTD1004Photography and Digital Imaging
ARTD1005Printmaking Fundamentals
ARTD2004Art after 1960
ARTD3001Advanced Theories of Contemporary Art


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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

Schedule of units

Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
BUSN2005Airline Operations
LAWS2029Aviation Regulation and Law
MGMT2002Issues in Aviation
MGMT3002Human Factors in Aviation
MGMT3003Airport Management
TOUR2005Aviation Management
Plus 2 of the following units:
HOSP2005Food and Beverage Management
TOUR2001Sustainable Tourism
TOUR2010Tourist Behaviour and Interactions
TOUR2014Managing the Visitor Economy
TOUR1003Service Quality Management


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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

Schedule of units

Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
Complete the following seven units:
CHEM1002Chemistry for Health Sciences
HBIO1007Human Physiology I
HBIO1003Systemic Anatomy
HBIO2006Histology and Embryology
STAT2001Introduction to Evidence for Health Science Practitioners
PHYS1002Introductory Physics and Maths for Health Sciences
PBHL2001Epidemiology
Plus one of the below:
HBIO1008Human Physiology II
CHEM2002Organic Chemistry


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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

Schedule of units

Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
ACCT3003Business Analytics and Big Data
ISYS3006Business Analysis Project
MATH1003Quantitative Methods with Economics
STAT1001Statistical Analysis
ISYS1006Introduction to Computing for Data Analytics
ISYS2004Business and Market Intelligence
ISYS2003Data Visualisation and Representation


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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.

Contemporary Music is a restricted Shared Major which requires students to audition. If you require further information, please contact 1800 005 687.

 

Academic organisational unit: Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

Schedule of units

Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
MUSC1001Creative Music Practice I
MUSC1002Creative Music Practice II
MUSC1003Musicianship I
MUSC1004Musicianship II
MUSC1009Sounds, Styles and Cultures
MUSC1008Music Industry Landscapes
MUSC3010Oceans of Sound
MUSC1010Music Second Study


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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

Schedule of units

Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
WRIT1002Introduction to Creative Writing
WRIT1001Introduction to Written Texts
WRIT2004Short Story Writing
WRIT2005Writing Genre
WRIT2001Issues and Themes in Contemporary Writing
WRIT2003Writing Lives
WRIT2006Writing for Young People
WRIT2007Writing Poetry


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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

Schedule of units

Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
CLST1003Doing Cultural Studies
CLST2005Space, Place and Travel
CLST3002Borderlands: Identity, Culture and Belonging
CLST3003EcoCultural Studies
COMM3004Independent Project
CLST2001Culture, Technology and the Senses
CLST2004Gender, Sexuality and Culture
CLST1001Perspectives on Australia


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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

Schedule of units

Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
MDIA1001Media Studies
MDIA1003Digital Media Practices
MDIA1002Visual Communication and Design
MDIA1004Journalism in the Digital Age
MDIA2006Film Studies
MDIA2002Essential Screen Skills
MDIA3001Advanced Screen Production
COMM3002Professional Placement


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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

Schedule of units

Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
BUSN2003Intrapreneurship
BUSN2008Applied Social Entrepreneurship
BUSN2009The Founder's Journey
BUSN2010Service Design Thinking
MRKT2007Digital Marketing Strategies
BUSN3010Innovation Ecosystems
BUSN3009Entrepreneurial Finance
BUSN3011New Venture Creation


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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 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

Schedule of units

Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
Students must complete the following three core units:
SCIN1004Earth Systems
ENVR1001Science and Global Challenges
INDG3001Caring for Country
Students must select five units from the following electives:
AGRC1003Introduction to Regenerative Agriculture
ENVR2011Ecological Economics
ENVR1005Ecosystem Management and Regeneration
PLAN3001Waste as a Resource
AGRC2005Ecological Perspectives: Human Ecology
INDG1002Indigenous Knowledge
FORS2001Fire Ecology and Management
CIVL1002Humanitarian Projects
BIOL2011Ecology for Natural and Managed Systems
AGRC2006Regenerative Agricultural Practices
ENVR2002Wildlife Conservation
ENVR3004Protected Area Management
FORS1001Introduction to Forest Science and Management


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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

Schedule of units

Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
PLAN1001Rural and Regional Planning
ENVR2003Ecological Economics for Sustainable Development
ENVR2009Extension and Professional Practice in Natural Resource Management
ENVR3005Natural Resources Policy
AGRC2005Ecological Perspectives: Human Ecology
Choose three (3) of the following units:
INDG3001Caring for Country
ENVR1002Outdoor Education I
ENVR3004Protected Area Management
TOUR2006Coastal and Marine Tourism
ENVR3002Principles of Coastal Resource Management


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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

Schedule of units

Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
BUSN2008Applied Social Entrepreneurship
BUSN3002Sustainable Business Management
CIVL2007Waste Technology
CLST3003EcoCultural Studies
COMM3004Independent Project
ENVR2003Ecological Economics for Sustainable Development
TOUR2001Sustainable Tourism
TOUR2012Transport for Sustainability


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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

Schedule of units

Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
COMM3001Community Engagement Project
HOSP2001Event Planning
HOSP2005Food and Beverage Management
LEGL1003Introduction to Business Law
MDIA1003Digital Media Practices
TOUR2008Event Operations
TOUR2011Sport, Cultural and Special Events
TOUR1003Service Quality Management


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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

Schedule of units

Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
HIST1001Making History
HIST2001Writing Place: Landscapes, Memory, History
HIST1002US History: From Reconstruction to Globalization
CLST2003Australian Cultural History
HIST3001Community History Research Project
CLST2006Road Trip
CLST2002Australia, Asia and the World
INDG1009Colonising Histories


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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

Schedule of units

Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
HOSP2001Event Planning
TOUR2008Event Operations
TOUR2011Sport, Cultural and Special Events
BUSN2001Professional Development for the Workplace
BUSN3005Internship A Note 1
BUSN3006Internship B Note 1


Notes

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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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)

Schedule of units

Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
INDG2008Racism and Eugenics
INDG5001Living Knowledge: The Rights of Country
INDG1010Trauma and Resilience I
INDG2013Aboriginal Community Organisations: Ethics and Sustainability
INDG1007Introduction to Indigenous Research
INDG2011Aboriginal Social Realities
INDG2015Aboriginal Social Enterprise I
INDG2005Working with Aboriginal Communities I (Professional Engagement)


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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

Schedule of units

Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
LEGL1001Legal Research and Writing
LEGL1004Australian Legal System
Plus choose six (6) units from the following:
LAWS2055Criminal Process
LEGL2002Foundations of Torts
LAWS2057Welfare Law
JUST2005EEO and OH&S Law and Practice
LAWS2010Environmental Law
LEGL2011Mediation and Dispute Resolution
LAWS2054Criminology
LAWS2023International Law
JUST2004Human Rights
JUST2002International Criminal Justice
LEGL2013Law and Government Decision Making
LEGL2007Principles of Contract Law


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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

Schedule of units

Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
TOUR2001Sustainable Tourism
TOUR2010Tourist Behaviour and Interactions
TOUR2012Transport for Sustainability
BUSN2001Professional Development for the Workplace
BUSN3005Internship A Note 1
BUSN3006Internship B Note 1


Notes

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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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

Schedule of units

Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
Choose eight (8) units from the following:
ACCT1001Accounting and Finance for Business
BUSN3004International Business
BUSN3001Competitive Strategy
MGMT3001Research for Business and Tourism
BUSN3003Entrepreneurship and Innovation
MGMT1001Managing Organisations
BUSN3002Sustainable Business Management
HRMT2004Strategic Architecture of Organisations
MRKT2005Services Marketing
HRMT2001Understanding the Business Environment
HRMT2002Organisational Stakeholder Management
HRMT2003Culture and Change Implementation


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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

Schedule of units

Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
CLST2002Australia, Asia and the World
CLST2006Road Trip
HOSP2001Event Planning
INDG2007Indigenous Tourism
TOUR2001Sustainable Tourism
TOUR2010Tourist Behaviour and Interactions
TOUR2014Managing the Visitor Economy
TOUR1003Service Quality Management


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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

Schedule of units

Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
POLT1001Australian Politics
SOCI1005Social Policy
SOCI1004Applied Ethics and Sustainability
POLT2002Local Government
POLT3004Global Social Movements
POLT3001Peace, War and International Politics
ENVR5007Building Resilience in a Changing Climate: Through Drought, Fire and Flood
Choose 1 unit from the following:
COMM3002Professional Placement
COMM3001Community Engagement Project
COMM3004Independent Project


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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

Schedule of units

Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
From the following choose the three (3) foundational units plus an additional five (5) optional units
Foundational:
PSYC1001Introduction to Psychology I
PSYC1002Introduction to Psychology II
STAT2002Quantitative Methods in Psychology
Optional:
PSYC1005Fundamentals of Career Success in Psychology
PSYC1004Introduction to Psychological Investigation
PSYC2001Psychological Assessment
PSYC2004Development across the Lifespan
PSYC2005Advanced Psychological Investigation
PSYC3004Biological Psychology
PSYC3001Social Psychology
PSYC3003Learning and Memory
STAT3001Advanced Quantitative Methods in Psychology
PSYC3005Cross Cultural and Indigenous Issues in Psychology
PSYC2002Abnormal Psychology
PSYC2007Behaviour Change
PSYC3002Applied Psychological Investigation


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Regenerative Agriculture - REAG01

Conventional, intensive agricultural approaches have resulted in a number of serious environmental issues, such as degraded soils and reduced landscape water holding capacity. Looking to the future of food production requires us to rethink our approach to farming systems.

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

This university wide 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: Faculty of Science and Engineering

Schedule of units

Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
Students must complete all core units:
ENVR1001Science and Global Challenges
SCIN1004Earth Systems
AGRC1003Introduction to Regenerative Agriculture
AGRC2006Regenerative Agricultural Practices
BIOL2011Ecology for Natural and Managed Systems
AGRC2005Ecological Perspectives: Human Ecology
AGRC3003Regenerative Agricultural Strategies
Select one elective from the list below.
AGRC3002Planning Rural Landscapes
ENVR1005Ecosystem Management and Regeneration
ENVR2011Ecological Economics


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Social Science - USSC01

Provides students with learning opportunities for understanding how society works through the examination of institutions like the government, the economy, and family; how individuals and groups interact; movements for change and crucial issues of social concern. Social Science students will learn a range of methods of analysis and ways of doing research, applying critical thinking and problem-solving skills to social issues that are valued in the job market and their everyday life.

Through the application of research processes in social sciences including design, methodology and methods, ethics, analysis, interpretation, students will learn critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills and ways to communicate these that can be used in the job market and in their everyday life.


 

Academic organisational unit: Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

Schedule of units

Schedule of units

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
SOCI1001Introduction to Sociology
SOCI1002Understanding Community
SOCI1003Deviance in Society
SOCI2005Society, Health and Illness
SOCI2006Doing Social Research
SOCI2007Global Inequality and Development
SOCI3003Religions and the State
Choose one (1) unit from the following:
COMM3002Professional Placement
COMM3004Independent Project
COMM3001Community Engagement Project


Notes

Note 1: Major Learning Outcomes are: MLO1: Demonstrate a depth of knowledge in social sciences, including a variety of conceptual and theoretical approaches to understanding social relationships and institutions. MLO2: Apply an understanding of social processes impacting on people's life opportunities and demonstrate a commitment to issues of human rights, social justice and ecological sustainability. MLO3: Examine and analyse research processes in social sciences including design, methodology and methods, ethics, analysis, interpretation, and the diversity research approaches. MLO4: Research and critically analyse social issues to construct and present arguments in written and oral forms that communicate constructively and in a manner that is respectful of diverse communities.

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