Shared majors

Communication and Cultural Studies - UCOM01

Students gain contextual, ethical and effective communication skills, especially in intercultural settings. The Major enables students’ critical and cultural awareness of self and others in order to communicate successfully. It inspires an activated scholarship and citizenship informed through knowledge, community engagement, skills and abilities gained in interdisciplinary learning contexts.

Academic organisational unit: School of Arts and Social Sciences

Schedule of units

TitleLevel of learningNote
HUM00270 -  Doing Cultural StudiesIntroductory
HUM00271 -  Unruly Subjects: CitizenshipIntroductory
CUL00210 -  Australia, Asia and the WorldIntroductory
Choose five (5) units from the following:
HUM00273 -  Borderlands: Identity, Culture and BelongingAdvanced Note 1
HUM00272 -  Space, Place and TravelIntermediate Note 1
HUM00274 -  EcoCultural StudiesAdvanced Note 1
COM20001 -  Culture, Technology and the SensesIntermediate
SOC10400 -  Gender, Sexuality and CultureIntermediate
COM00439 -  Media StudiesIntroductory
COM10082 -  Film StudiesIntermediate
CUL00211 -  Perspectives on AustraliaIntroductory
CUL00401 -  Indigenous World-ViewsIntroductory
CUL00412 -  Indigenous Ways of Cultural ExpressionIntroductory
HUM00275 -  Cultural Studies Research ProjectAdvanced
ART00602 -  Australian Visual CulturesAdvanced
SOC10399 -  Critical Thinking for Digital TimesIntroductory


Notes

Note 1: Unit offered biennially

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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

TitleLevel of learningNote
CUL00401 -  Indigenous World-ViewsIntroductory
SOC71005 -  Colonising HistoriesIntroductory
HUM72015 -  Racism and EugenicsIntermediate
HUM71006 -  Indigenous KnowledgeIntroductory
HUM71005 -  Aboriginal Cultural StrengthsIntroductory
IHE72006 -  Aboriginal Social and Emotional WellbeingIntermediate
SOC73001 -  Caring for CountryAdvanced
MNG72011 -  Aboriginal Social Enterprise IIntermediate


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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: School of Law and Justice

Schedule of units

TitleLevel of learningNote
LAW00051 -  Legal Research and WritingIntroductory
LAW10157 -  Australian Legal SystemIntroductory
Plus choose six (6) units from the following:
LAW00050 -  Criminal ProcessIntroductory
LAW00053 -  Foundations of TortsIntermediate
LAW00059 -  Welfare LawIntermediate
LAW00106 -  EEO and OH&S Law and PracticeAdvanced
LAW00118 -  Environmental LawIntermediate
LAW00214 -  Mediation and Dispute ResolutionIntroductory
LAW00514 -  CriminologyIntermediate
LAW00521 -  International LawIntermediate
LAW00522 -  Human RightsAdvanced
LAW00526 -  International Criminal JusticeAdvanced
LAW10068 -  Law and Government Decision MakingIntermediate
LAW10159 -  Principles of Contract LawIntermediate


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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: School of Business and Tourism

Schedule of units

TitleLevel of learningNote
Choose eight (8) units from the following:
ACC10707 -  Accounting and Finance for BusinessIntroductory
MNG72005 -  International BusinessAdvanced
MNG00114 -  Competitive StrategyAdvanced
MNG10720 -  Research for Business and TourismAdvanced
MNG00314 -  Entrepreneurship and InnovationAdvanced
MNG10247 -  Managing OrganisationsIntroductory
MNG10253 -  Sustainable Business ManagementAdvanced
MNG10718 -  Strategic Architecture of OrganisationsAdvanced
MKT10724 -  Services MarketingAdvanced
MNG10713 -  Understanding the Business EnvironmentIntermediate
MNG10716 -  Organisational Stakeholder ManagementAdvanced
MNG10717 -  Culture and Change ImplementationAdvanced


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Sustainability - USUS01

The Sustainability University-wide major examines the social, cultural, economic and environmental aspects of sustainability. It equips students with concepts and tools enabling sustainable solutions to be found across the broad range of business, social, and legal disciplines providing knowledge essential to constructing and implementing sustainability policy. Career opportunities include sustainability project management, corporate social responsibility reporting, sustainability services consulting, sustainable supply chain management, sustainable resource management, social sustainability management, stakeholder engagement within commercial, government and charitable organisations.

Academic organisational unit: School of Business and Tourism

Schedule of units

TitleLevel of learningNote
SOC10236 -  Applied Ethics and SustainabilityIntermediate
Choose six (6) units from the following:
EDU01286 -  Environmental EducationIntroductory
FOR00110 -  Natural Resources PolicyIntermediate
HMS00423 -  Sustainable TourismIntermediate
HUM00274 -  EcoCultural StudiesAdvanced
MNG10253 -  Sustainable Business ManagementAdvanced
POL00013 -  Global Social MovementsIntermediate
SOY00419 -  Caring for Kuntri: Indigenous Environmental ManagementAdvanced
SOY10114 -  Independent ProjectAdvanced
ECO00202 -  Ecological and Environmental Economics for Sustainable DevelopmentIntermediate
Compulsory:
BIO10187 -  Global Environmental ChallengesIntroductory


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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: School of Environment, Science and Engineering

Schedule of units

TitleLevel of learningNote
AGRC1001 -  Alternative Farming SystemsIntroductory
AGRC2005 -  Ecological Perspectives: Human EcologyAdvanced
AGRC2003 -  Regenerative Agriculture: Strategies and PracticesAdvanced
AGRC2002 -  Regenerative AgronomyAdvanced
AGRC3002 -  Planning Rural LandscapesAdvanced
AGRC2001 -  AgroecologyIntermediate
AGRC1002 -  Farming SystemsIntroductory
AGRC2004 -  Soil ManagementIntermediate


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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: School of Arts and Social Sciences

Schedule of units

TitleLevel of learningNote
AAD71101 -  DrawingIntroductory
AAD71102 -  Painting EssentialsIntroductory
AAD72202 -  Modern Art and the Avant-GardeIntermediate
AAD71108 -  3D Printing and FabricationIntroductory
AAD71104 -  Photography and Digital ImagingIntroductory
AAD71105 -  Printmaking FundamentalsIntroductory
AAD72204 -  Art after 1960Intermediate
AAD73302 -  Advanced Theories of Contemporary ArtAdvanced


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Aviation Management - UAVI01

Aviation management 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: School of Business and Tourism

Schedule of units

TitleLevel of learningNote
MNG10697 -  Aviation ManagementAdvanced
MNG73020 -  Human Factors in AviationAdvanced
MNG73021 -  Issues in AviationAdvanced
MNG73022 -  Airport ManagementAdvanced
MNG00441 -  Hospitality Services ManagementIntroductory
SCI00419 -  Food and Beverage ManagementIntermediate
BUSN2005 -  Airline OperationsIntermediate
LAWS2029 -  Aviation Regulation and LawIntermediate
TRM20001 -  Tourist Behaviour and InteractionsIntermediate
TOUR2015 -  Tourism Experience DesignIntermediate
HMS00423 -  Sustainable TourismIntermediate
TOUR2012 -  Transport for Sustainable TourismAdvanced
Plus 2 of the following units:


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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: School of Arts and Social Sciences

Schedule of units

TitleLevel of learningNote
MUS71005 -  Creative Music Practice IIntroductory
MUS71006 -  Creative Music Practice IIIntroductory
MUS71001 -  Musicianship IIntroductory
MUS71002 -  Musicianship IIIntroductory
MUS10509 -  Sounds, Styles and CulturesIntroductory
MUS10506 -  Music Industry LandscapesIntroductory
MUS10545 -  Oceans of Sound: Global Music Cultures in the 21st CenturyIntermediate
MUS71010 -  Instrumental Techniques IIntroductory


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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: School of Arts and Social Sciences

Schedule of units

TitleLevel of learningNote
WRI10001 -  Introduction to Creative WritingIntroductory
WRI10003 -  Short Story WritingIntermediate
ENG00411 -  Writing GenreIntermediate
ENG00400 -  Introduction to Written TextsIntroductory
ENG00401 -  Issues and Themes in Contemporary WritingIntermediate
WRI20004 -  Writing LivesIntermediate
WRI20001 -  Writing for Young PeopleIntermediate
WRI20003 -  Writing PoetryIntermediate


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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: School of Arts and Social Sciences

Schedule of units

TitleLevel of learningNote
HUM00270 -  Doing Cultural StudiesIntroductory
HUM00272 -  Space, Place and TravelIntermediate
HUM00273 -  Borderlands: Identity, Culture and BelongingAdvanced
HUM00274 -  EcoCultural StudiesAdvanced
SOY10114 -  Independent ProjectAdvanced
COM20001 -  Culture, Technology and the SensesIntermediate
SOC10400 -  Gender, Sexuality and CultureIntermediate
CUL00211 -  Perspectives on AustraliaIntroductory


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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: School of Arts and Social Sciences

Schedule of units

TitleLevel of learningNote
COM00439 -  Media StudiesIntroductory
COM10627 -  Digital Media PracticesIntroductory
COM10110 -  Visual Communication and DesignIntroductory
COM00481 -  Journalism in the Digital AgeIntermediate
COM10082 -  Film StudiesIntermediate
COM10112 -  Essential Screen SkillsIntermediate
COM10113 -  Advanced Screen ProductionAdvanced
COM00471 -  Professional PlacementAdvanced


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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: School of Environment, Science and Engineering

Schedule of units

TitleLevel of learningNote
BIO10187 -  Global Environmental ChallengesIntroductory
ENS00203 -  Earth Systems II: The HydrosphereIntroductory
BIO00202 -  EcologyIntroductory
AGRC1001 -  Alternative Farming SystemsIntroductory
FOR00108 -  Agroforestry and Farm ForestryIntermediate
BIO01204 -  Wetland EcosystemsIntermediate
AGRC2004 -  Soil ManagementIntermediate
BIO00212 -  Wildlife ConservationIntermediate
PLN20005 -  Community EngagementIntermediate
ECO00202 -  Ecological and Environmental Economics for Sustainable DevelopmentIntermediate
ENG10758 -  Humanitarian Engineering ProjectIntroductory
BUI91001 -  Smart Liveable CitiesIntroductory
FOR00100 -  Fire Ecology and ManagementIntermediate
GLY00223 -  Introduction to Geographic Information SystemsIntermediate
AGRC2005 -  Ecological Perspectives: Human EcologyAdvanced
AGRC2003 -  Regenerative Agriculture: Strategies and PracticesAdvanced
SOC73001 -  Caring for CountryAdvanced
BIO00244 -  Protected Area ManagementAdvanced
SUR73001 -  Drone Technology and UseAdvanced
BIO10125 -  Sustainable Use of the Marine EnvironmentAdvanced
Students must select all core units.
Select the remaining four units from the list below.


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Entrepreneurship and Innovation - UENT01

This major is designed to stretch your imagination and start you down a path of a successful future in an increasingly dynamic and complex world. It provides the skills and tools required to develop entrepreneurial ideas into successful new ventures, or work within existing organisations in an innovative way, across any discipline. Your experiences will enable you to think globally and see the big picture, but also give you the tools and networks to dream big and act as a change agent within your chosen field.

Academic organisational unit: School of Business and Tourism

Schedule of units

TitleLevel of learningNote
BUSN2008 -  Applied Social EntrepreneurshipIntroductory
BUSN2004 -  ActivationIntermediate
BUSN2006 -  Value CreationAdvanced
BUSN1005 -  IdeationIntermediate
BUSN2003 -  IntrapreneurshipAdvanced
BUSN2009 -  The Founder's JourneyIntroductory
MNG00114 -  Competitive StrategyAdvanced


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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: School of Environment, Science and Engineering

Schedule of units

TitleLevel of learningNote
PLN10001 -  Rural and Regional PlanningIntroductory
ECO00202 -  Ecological and Environmental Economics for Sustainable DevelopmentIntermediate
ENV10656 -  Extension and Professional Practice in Natural Resource ManagementAdvanced
FOR00110 -  Natural Resources PolicyIntermediate
Choose three (3) of the following units:
SOC73001 -  Caring for CountryAdvanced
EDU01290 -  Outdoor Education IIntroductory
BIO00244 -  Protected Area ManagementAdvanced
MNG10724 -  Coastal and Marine TourismIntermediate
BIO01230 -  Principles of Coastal Resource ManagementAdvanced
AGRC2005 -  Ecological Perspectives: Human EcologyAdvanced


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History - UHIS01

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

Academic organisational unit: School of Arts and Social Sciences

Schedule of units

TitleLevel of learningNote
HIS10016 -  Making HistoryIntroductory
HIS10018 -  Writing Place: Landscapes, Memory, HistoryIntermediate
HIS10725 -  US History: From Reconstruction to GlobalizationIntroductory
HIS10726 -  Australian Cultural HistoryIntermediate
HIS00235 -  Community History Research ProjectAdvanced
CLST2006 -  Road TripIntermediate
CUL00210 -  Australia, Asia and the WorldIntroductory
SOC71005 -  Colonising HistoriesIntroductory


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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: School of Arts and Social Sciences

Schedule of units

TitleLevel of learningNote
POL10244 -  Australian PoliticsIntroductory
POL00005 -  Ideas and Ideals in PoliticsIntermediate
POL00010 -  Local GovernmentIntermediate
POL00013 -  Global Social MovementsIntermediate
POL20001 -  Analysing Policy ProblemsIntermediate
POL10023 -  Peace, War and International PoliticsAdvanced
POL10024 -  Justice in World PoliticsAdvanced
POL30001 -  Environmental PoliticsAdvanced


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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: School of Health and Human Sciences

Schedule of units

TitleLevel of learningNote
From the following choose the three (3) foundational units plus an additional five (5) optional units
Foundational:
BHS11001 -  Introduction to Psychology IIntroductory
BHS11002 -  Introduction to Psychology IIIntroductory
BHS20008 -  Quantitative Methods in PsychologyIntermediate
Optional:
BHS11004 -  Fundamentals of Career Success in PsychologyIntroductory
BHS11003 -  Introduction to Psychological InvestigationIntroductory
BHS20001 -  Psychological AssessmentIntermediate
BHS30003 -  Development across the LifespanIntermediate
BHS72001 -  Advanced Psychological InvestigationIntermediate
BHS30004 -  Biological PsychologyAdvanced
BHS20006 -  Social PsychologyAdvanced
BHS20007 -  Learning and MemoryAdvanced
BHS30001 -  Advanced Quantitative Methods in PsychologyAdvanced
BHS30005 -  Cross Cultural and Indigenous Issues in PsychologyAdvanced
BHS30002 -  Abnormal PsychologyIntermediate
BHS30006 -  Behaviour ChangeIntermediate
PSY73001 -  Applied Psychological InvestigationAdvanced


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Sustainable Convention and Event Management - USCE01

Sustainable Convention and Event Management prepares students for an exciting range of career prospects in the convention and event industry, developing the skills and knowledge students will need to plan, organise and manage corporate events, conferences, festivals, large meetings, sport events and many other events with a focus on responsible and sustainable practices.

Academic organisational unit: School of Business and Tourism

Schedule of units

TitleLevel of learningNote
MKT01420 -  Convention and Exhibition PlanningIntermediate
MNG00421 -  Festival and Special Events PlanningIntermediate
MNG10228 -  Production Management for Conventions and EventsIntermediate
MNG10226 -  Event Operations ManagementIntermediate
SOY00411 -  Tourism Theories and PracticesIntroductory
TOUR2014 -  Governance, Policy and Risk Management for Festivals and EventsAdvanced
TOUR2011 -  Sport Event ManagementIntermediate
TOUR3001 -  The Responsible Tourism PractitionerAdvanced


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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: School of Business and Tourism

Schedule of units

TitleLevel of learningNote
HMS00423 -  Sustainable TourismIntermediate
MNG10724 -  Coastal and Marine TourismIntermediate
SOY00411 -  Tourism Theories and PracticesIntroductory
TRM20001 -  Tourist Behaviour and InteractionsIntermediate
TOUR2013 -  Digital TourismIntermediate
TOUR2012 -  Transport for Sustainable TourismAdvanced
TOUR2015 -  Tourism Experience DesignIntermediate
TOUR3001 -  The Responsible Tourism PractitionerAdvanced


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