1No - Undergraduate Guide 2019 - University of Technology Sydney

 
1No - Undergraduate Guide 2019 - University of Technology Sydney
Undergraduate
      Guide
                2019

                       Business
                       Communication

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                       Design, Architecture & Building
   No.                 Education
                       Engineering
 UTS ranked            Health
  Australia’s          Information Technology
#1 young uni           International Studies
                       Law
                       Science
                       Transdisciplinary Innovation
1No - Undergraduate Guide 2019 - University of Technology Sydney
Contents
      About UTS
      01     Our difference
      02     Life starts here
      04     Forward thinking facilities
      06     We’re shaping tomorrow
      08     Internationalise your uni experience

      UTS Courses
      12     Business
      16     Communication
      20     Design, Architecture & Building
      24     Education
      27     Engineering
      32     Health
      36     Information Technology
      40     International Studies
      44     Law
      48     Science
      53     Transdisciplinary Innovation

      Getting In
      58     Admission schemes and pathways
      60     Scholarships
      61     Fees & financial assistance
      62     Applying to UTS
      64     #UTSlife

      Acknowledgement of Country

      UTS acknowledges the Gadigal People of the Eora
      Nation and the Boorooberongal People of the Dharug
      Nation upon whose ancestral lands our campuses
      stand. We would also like to pay respect to the Elders
      both past and present, acknowledging them as the
      traditional custodians of knowledge for these Lands.
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2018 Selection ranks
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B Communication (Media Arts and Production), BA International Studies                                 5F       86.55   Mathematics major                                                                                     3F          76.65
 BUSINESS                                                                                             Years    SR°      ENGINEERING                                                                                              Years   SR°     B Communication (Public Communication), BA International Studies                                      5F       80.45   Medical Science major                                                                                 3F          76.25
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B Communication (Social and Political Sciences), BA International Studies                             5F       74.60   Nanotechnology major                                                                                  3F          71.75
B Accounting*                                                                                         3F       88.55   B Engineering (Hons), Diploma in Professional Engineering Practice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B Construction Project Management, BA International Studies                                           6F       95.00   Statistics major                                                                                      3F          76.65
B Business FT                                                                                         3F       90.00   Flexible (no specified major)                                                                             5F      78.60
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B Design in Animation, BA International Studies                                                       5F       94.30   B Biomedical Science                                                                                  3F          81.00
B Business PT                                                                                         6P       90.30   Biomedical major                                                                                          5F      78.95
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B Design in Fashion and Textiles, BA International Studies                                            5F       95.00   B Biomedical Physics                                                                                  3F          90.90
B Management (Digital Creative Enterprise)                                                            3F       83.40   Civil major                                                                                               5F      78.60
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B Design in Product Design, BA International Studies                                                  5F       81.45   B Biotechnology                                                                                       3F          85.75
B Management (Events)                                                                                 3F       83.25   Civil (Construction) major                                                                                5F      80.45
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B Design in Interior Architecture, BA International Studies                                           5F       87.30   B Environmental Biology                                                                               3F          72.55
B Management (Sport Bus)                                                                              3F       83.05   Civil and Environmental major*                                                                            5F      85.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B Design in Photography, BA International Studies                                                     5F       85.75   B Forensic Science                                                                                    3F          85.35
B Management (Tourism)                                                                                3F       83.30   Civil (Structures) major                                                                                  5F      77.65
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B Design in Visual Communication, BA International Studies                                            5F       91.20   B Health Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine                                                      4F          96.10
B Economics                                                                                           3F       85.15   Data major                                                                                                5F      81.50
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B Education (Primary), BA International Studies                                                       5F       70.35   B Marine Biology                                                                                      3F          73.40
THE FOLLOWING COURSES CAN BE COMBINED:		                                                                               Electrical major                                                                                          5F      80.20
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B Education (Secondary), BA International Studies                                                     5F       70.65   B Medicinal Chemistry                                                                                 3F          86.05
For combined degrees with International Studies, refer to International Studies table.                                 Electronic engineering major		                                                                                    83.20
For combined degrees with Creative Intelligence and Innovation, refer to Transdisciplinary Innovation table.                                                                                                                                     B Engineering (Hons), BA International Studies                                                        5F       79.90   B Medical Science                                                                                     3F          87.10
                                                                                                                       Mechanical major                                                                                          5F      82.00
B Biotechnology, B Business                                                                           4F       91.00                                                                                                                             B Forensic Science, BA International Studies                                                          5F       89.20   B Science in Analytics                                                                                3F          89.20
                                                                                                                       Mechatronic major                                                                                         5F      83.25
B Business, B Laws                                                                                    5F       96.05                                                                                                                             B Health Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine, BA International Studies                            6F       93.00   THE FOLLOWING COURSES CAN BE COMBINED:
                                                                                                                       Mechanical and Mechatronic major*                                                                         5F      77.90
B Business, B Science in Information Technology                                                       4F       75.10                                                                                                                             B Laws, BA International Studies                                                                      5F       96.20   For combined degrees with International Studies, refer to International Studies table.
                                                                                                                       Software major                                                                                            5F      77.90
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B Management, BA International Studies                                                                5F       80.05   For combined degrees with Creative Intelligence and Innovation, refer to Transdisciplinary Innovation table.
B Economics, B Laws                                                                                   5F       96.35
                                                                                                                       THE FOLLOWING COURSES CAN BE COMBINED:		                                                                                                                                                                                                         B Biotechnology, B Business                                                                           4F          91.00
B Engineering (Hons), B Business                                                                      5F       79.55                                                                                                                             B Medical Science, BA International Studies                                                           5F       90.45
                                                                                                                       For combined degrees with International Studies, refer to International Studies table.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B Music and Sound Design, BA International Studies                                                    5F       73.15   B Engineering (Hons), B Medical Science                                                               5F          86.55
B Medical Science, B Business                                                                         4F       93.50   For combined degrees with Creative Intelligence and Innovation, refer to Transdisciplinary Innovation table.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B Nursing, BA International Studies                                                                   5F       92.50   B Engineering (Hons), B Science                                                                       5F          80.00
B Science, B Business                                                                                 4F       86.05   B Engineering (Hons), B Business**                                                                        5F      79.55
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B Property Economics, BA International Studies                                                        6F       86.80   B Forensic Science, B Laws                                                                            5F          96.45
* This is a co-operative scholarship program. Selection is based on a combination of ATAR and an interview.            B Engineering (Hons), B Medical Science**                                                                 5F      86.55
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B Science, BA International Studies                                                                   5F       82.40   B Medical Science, B Business                                                                         4F          93.50
                                                                                                                       B Engineering (Hons), B Science**                                                                         5F      80.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        B Medical Science, B Laws                                                                             5F          97.05
 COMMUNICATION                                                                                        Years    SR°     B Engineering Science, B Laws                                                                             5.5F    96.30   B Science in Analytics, BA International Studies                                                      5F       94.80
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        B Science, B Business                                                                                 4F          86.05
                                                                                                                       * Major can’t be combined with another degree.		                                                                          B Science in Information Technology, BA International Studies                                         5F       81.45
B Communication (Creative Writing)                                                                    3F       70.25                                                                                                                             B Sport and Exercise Management,BA International Studies                                              5F       97.20   B Science, B Laws                                                                                     5F          97.30
                                                                                                                       ** Add an extra year to complete the Diploma in Professional Engineering Practice.
B Communication (Digital and Social Media)                                                            3F       75.20                                                                                                                             B Sport and Exercise Science, BA International Studies                                                5F       91.70   *This course is new in 2019
B Communication (Journalism)                                                                          3F       81.20
                                                                                                                        HEALTH                                                                                                   Years   SR°
B Communication (Media Arts and Production)                                                           3F       88.45
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  LAW                                                                                                  Years    SR°      TRANSDISCIPLINARY INNOVATION                                                                         Years       SR°
B Communication (Public Communication)                                                                3F       81.00   B Health Science FT                                                                                       3F      73.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B Laws FT                                                                                             4F       96.00   B Advanced Science, B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                                            4F          95.90
B Communication (Social and Political Sciences)                                                       3F       71.35   B Health Science PT                                                                                       6P      73.45
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B Laws PT                                                                                             6.5P     97.00   B Biomedical Physics, B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                                          4F          90.55
B Music and Sound Design                                                                              3F       71.05   B Midwifery                                                                                               3F      97.05
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        B Business, B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                                                    4F          90.85
THE FOLLOWING COURSES CAN BE COMBINED:		                                                                               B Nursing FT                                                                                              3F      84.25   THE FOLLOWING COURSES CAN BE COMBINED:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 For combined degrees with International Studies, refer to International Studies table.                                 B Communication (Creative Writing), B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                            4F          82.80
For combined degrees with International Studies, refer to International Studies table.                                 B Nursing PT                                                                                              6P      96.70
For combined degrees with Creative Intelligence and Innovation, refer to Transdisciplinary Innovation table.                                                                                                                                     For combined degrees with Creative Intelligence and Innovation, refer to Transdisciplinary Innovation table.           B Communication (Digital and Social Media), B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                    4F          88.10
                                                                                                                       B Nursing Accelerated*                                                                                    2F      N/A
B Communication (Creative Writing), B Laws                                                            5F       96.15                                                                                                                             B Communication (Creative Writing), B Laws                                                            5F       96.15   B Communication (Journalism), B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                                  4F          89.80
                                                                                                                       B Sport and Exercise Management                                                                           3F      83.75
B Communication (Digital and Social Media), B Laws                                                    5F       96.95                                                                                                                             B Communication (Digital and Social Media), B Laws                                                    5F       96.95   B Communication (Media Arts and Production), B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                   4F          92.00
                                                                                                                       B Sport and Exercise Science                                                                              3F      86.70
B Communication (Journalism), B Laws                                                                  5F       96.10                                                                                                                             B Communication (Journalism), B Laws                                                                  5F       96.10   B Communication (Public Communication), B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                        4F          85.75
                                                                                                                       For combined degrees with International Studies, refer to International Studies table.
B Communication (Media Arts and Production), B Laws                                                   5F       96.90   For combined degrees with Creative Intelligence and Innovation, refer to Transdisciplinary Innovation table.              B Communication (Media Arts and Production), B Laws                                                   5F       96.90
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        B Communication (Social and Political Sciences), B Creative Intelligence and Innovation               4F          80.90
B Communication (Public Communication), B Laws                                                        5F       96.15   *This course is not offered to year 12 applicants. Selection criteria other than Selection rank used.		                   B Communication (Public Communication), B Laws                                                        5F       96.15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        B Management (Events), B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                                         4F          87.45
B Communication (Social and Political Sciences), B Laws                                               5F       96.05                                                                                                                             B Communication (Social and Political Sciences), B Laws                                               5F       96.05
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        B Management (Sport Bus) , B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                                     4F          88.15
                                                                                                                        INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY                                                                                   Years   SR°     B Business, B Laws                                                                                    5F       96.05
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        B Management (Tourism), B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                                        4F          89.25
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B Engineering Science, B Laws                                                                         5.5F     96.30
 DESIGN, ARCHITECTURE & BUILDING                                                                      Years    SR°     B Information Technology*                                                                                 3F      83.70
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B Economics, B Laws                                                                                   5F       96.35
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        B Medicinal Chemistry, B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                                         4F          99.25
                                                                                                                       B Science in Games Development**                                                                          3F      85.10                                                                                                                          B Design in Architecture, B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                                      4F          98.20
B Construction Project Management                                                                     4F       87.00                                                                                                                             B Forensic Science, B Laws                                                                            5F       96.45
                                                                                                                       B Science in Information Technology, Diploma in IT Professional Practice                                  4F      78.50                                                                                                                          B Design in Animation, B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                                         4F          91.55
B Design in Animation                                                                                 3F       90.55                                                                                                                             B Medical Science, B Laws                                                                             5F       97.05
                                                                                                                       B Computing Science (Hons)                                                                                4F      76.40                                                                                                                          B Design in Fashion and Textiles, B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                              4F          93.55
B Design in Architecture                                                                              3F       92.05                                                                                                                             B Science, B Laws                                                                                     5F       97.30
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        B Design in Product Design, B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                                    4F          82.55
B Design in Fashion and Textiles                                                                      3F       93.30   THE FOLLOWING COURSES CAN BE COMBINED:		                                                                                  B Science in Information Technology, B Laws                                                           5F       96.90
                                                                                                                       For combined degrees with International Studies, refer to International Studies table.                                                                                                                                                           B Design in Interior Architecture, B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                             4F          85.55
B Design in Product Design                                                                            3F       80.20   For combined degrees with Creative Intelligence and Innovation, refer to Transdisciplinary Innovation table.                                                                                                                                     B Design in Visual Communication, B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                              4F          93.95
B Design in Interior Architecture                                                                     3F       83.60   B Business, B Science in Information Technology**                                                         4F      75.10    SCIENCE                                                                                              Years    SR°     B Engineering (Hons), B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                                          5F          83.55
B Design in Photography                                                                               3F       71.50   B Science in Information Technology, B Laws                                                               5F      96.90
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B Advanced Science in Advanced Materials and Data Science                                             3F       97.35   B Forensic Science, B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                                            5F          90.55
B Design in Visual Communication                                                                      3F       90.00   * This is a co-operative scholarship program. Additional selection criteria applies, see bit.uts.edu.au
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B Advanced Science in Environmental Biotechnology                                                     3F       92.45   B Laws, B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                                                        4F          96.50
B Landscape Architecture (Hons)                                                                       4F       80.10   ** Add an additional year to complete the Diploma in IT Professional Practice.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B Advanced Science in Infection and Immunity                                                          3F       92.85   B Midwifery, B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                                                   4F          99.65
B Property Economics                                                                                  3.5F     78.05
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B Advanced Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences*                                                        3F       N/A     B Nursing, B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                                                     4F          96.00
For combined degrees with International Studies, refer to International Studies table.
For combined degrees with Creative Intelligence and Innovation, refer to Transdisciplinary Innovation table.            INTERNATIONAL STUDIES                                                                                    Years   SR°     B Advanced Science in Pre-medicine                                                                    3F       95.25   B Science, B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                                                     4F          83.65
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 B Science (view majors below)		                                                                                        B Sport and Exercise Science, B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                                  4F          91.75
                                                                                                                       B Global Studies		                                                                                                69.25
 EDUCATION                                                                                            Years    SR°
                                                                                                                       THE FOLLOWING COURSES CAN BE COMBINED:
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Chemistry major                                                                                                                                   3F       74.40   B Science in Information Technology, B Creative Intelligence and Innovation                           4F          78.35
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Applied Physics major                                                                                                                             3F       71.20   B Technology and Innovation                                                                           3F          80.70
BA B Education (Primary)                                                                              4F       70.00   B Business, BA International Studies                                 5F 90.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Biomedical Science major                                                                                                                          3F       76.25
BA B Education (Secondary)                                                                            4F       71.80   B Communication (Creative Writing), BA International Studies         5F 79.70                                                                                                                                                                    °SR = Selection Ranks: Published ranks indicate the lowest ATAR, including any adjustments applied through eligible
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Biotechnology major                                                                                                                               3F       76.25   admissions schemes, to which an offer was made to current school leavers as of 12 January 2018. Please refer to the UTS
BA B Education (K-12)                                                                                 4F       72.05   B Communication (Digital and Social Media), BA International Studies 5F 76.55
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Environmental Sciences major                                                                                                                      3F       73.35   website for more info on selection ranks, ATARs and student profiles.
For combined degrees with International Studies, refer to International Studies table.		                               B Communication (Journalism), BA International Studies               5F 81.15
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Flexible (no specified major)                                                                                                                     3F       74.20   B = Bachelor of / BA = Bachelor of Arts / F = Full time / P = Part time
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                                                                                                No.
                                                                                             UTS ranked
                                                                                               Australia’s
                                                                                            #1 young* uni

                                                                             *Times Higher Education 150 Under 50 rankings, 2015-2017.
                                                                              QS World University Rankings Top 50 Under 50, 2016-2017.

                                                                                                                                                         You’re young and bright.
                                                                                                                                                         And so are we!

      Young &
                                                                                                                                                         Like you, we’re adaptive. We’re resourceful and
                                                                                                                                                         technology-driven. Our youth makes us curious.
                                                                                                                                                         But youth hasn’t limited our success. We’re
                                                                                                                                                         Australia’s number one ranked university under
                                                                                                                                                         50 years old, and number eight in the world^.

    bright
                                                                                                                                                         We’ve also joined the world’s research elite: now
                                                                                                                                                         in the top 200 universities in the world*.
                                                                                                                                                         Imagine where we’ll both be tomorrow.

                                                                                                                                         Our
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Find inspiration in a
                                                                                                                                                                                                             community of innovators.
                                         Though young, UTS is making its mark quickly.                                                                                                                       Benefit from new buildings and refurbished
                                                                                                                                                                                                             spaces within our vibrant and reinvented campus,
                                         Among universities under the age of 50,                                                                                                                             based in the heart of Sydney’s leading digital and
                                         we rank no.1 in Australia and no.8 in the world.                                                                                                                    creative precinct.

                                         We’re consistently climbing in major                                                                                                                                Gain inspiration not only from a community of
                                                                                                                                                                                                             talented academics and peers, but also from a
                                         international rankings.                                                                                                                                             wider precinct of creative industry partners right
                                                                                                                                                                                                             on our doorstep.

                                                                                                                                          difference
                                         And we’ve only just begun.

              1
      No.
    in Nursing in
        Australia

                                                                             1
                                                                     No.
                                                                   Employment
QS World University Rankings
                                                              rate of all Comms
     by Subject 2017

                                             1                                                                 1
                                                                   graduates in

                                     No.                               Australia
                                                                                                        No.
                                                                                                                                           Fold out
                                                                                                        Uni Games
                                                                                                                                         for selection
                                        in Art &                Graduate Outcomes
                                                                  Survey 2016-17                       Champions
                                         Design
                                                                                                              2017
                                        in NSW
                                                                                                                                             ranks
                               QS World University Rankings
                                    by Subject 2017
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Play out your ideas here.
To thrive out there.
We’re creating course content and industry
opportunities to ready you for the future. Recent
market research confirms that NSW leaders in
business, the professions and government believe
we have the most industry-focused approach of all
Sydney metropolitan universities.
Join us in a space where you can play out new ideas
in the real-world, drive creative techniques and
devise innovative solutions.
After all, we’re preparing you for life, not just a
profession.

                                                      ^QS Top 50 Under 50, 2016-2017
                                                      *Times Higher Education, 2016-2017

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Undergraduate guide 2019

Life starts here
Study aside, there’s a world of
opportunity waiting for you at UTS.

                                  →
                                  Expand your worldview
                                  with overseas placements,
                                  workshops and study
                                  tours. Journalism Students
                                  (pictured) take part in
                                  DFAT study tour in Jordan
                                  to publish real stories.

                                                               ←
                                                               Connect with industry while you study.
                                                               Preview your collection at the UTS
                                                               Fashion Show, test your app prototype
                                                               on campus with ProtoJam, or head to
                                                               Oxford to argue a point of law as part of
                                                               the Mooting Competition Program.

→
SummerFest, WinterFest
and everything in between,
ActivateUTS host 50+ major
events a year. Get your chuckle
on with stand-up comedy, soak
up the live music, or battle it
out at karaoke night and Table
Tennis Tuesday.

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About UTS                                     Life starts here

                                                                                          ↓
        ↓                                                                                Unleash your inner entrepreneur with
                                                                                          The Hatchery. Winner of the Australian
                                                                                          Financial Review Higher Education
        Chill out between classes
                                                                                          Awards, benefit from programs to help
        with group yoga sessions and
                                                                                          you launch an early stage venture or
        meditation flash mobs – or sweat it
                                                                                          meet your start-up team.
        out at the on-campus gym.

        →
        See the world while you study.
        Go on exchange, live overseas
        with International Studies, or
        take part in a workshop or study
        tour with a BUiLD* program.
        *Beyond UTS Leadership and
        Development

↓
Meet Team UTS, winners of top trophy
at the Australian Uni Games 2017.
Whether you’re up for fun or you’ve
more of a competitive vibe – there’s a
sports team for you at UTS.

                                                                 MUST SEE LINKS
                                                                 ActivateUTS: Find your club and society
                                                                 activateuts.com.au
                                                                 BUiLD: Gain global exposure and build leadership skills
                                                                 with study tours and work abroad programs.
                                                                 build.uts.edu.au
                                                                 UTS Careers: Support your future career
                                                                 careers.uts.edu.au
                                                                 UTS Housing: Find your inner-city home
                                                                 housing.uts.edu.au
                                                                 Students Association: Meet your elected study body
                                                                 sa.uts.edu.au
                                                                 The Hatchery: Launch your entrepreneurial side.
                                                                 hatchery.uts.edu.au

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Undergraduate guide 2019

Forward
  thinking facilities
               We want you to learn the
               latest. UTS provides award-
               winning labs, collaborative
               spaces and the newest
               technologies to enhance your
               learning experience.
               These are just a few examples
               of the facilities you could
               study in.

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               Data Arena                                             Creativity and Cognition Studio
               This immersive and interactive 3D facility             CCS is an internationally recognised,
               is used to create 360-degree visual                    multi-disciplinary environment that enables
               representations of all kinds of data. Located          research into new sensing technologies and
               in the Engineering and IT Building, the Data           generative media systems.
               Arena is the most advanced facility of its kind
               in Australia.

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About UTS                                 Forward thinking facilities

03                                                                      04
            Super Lab                                                        Industry-standard Motion
            The name says it all. One of only two such                       Capture (MoCap) Lab
            facilities in Australia, the Super Lab can                       Design and IT students have access to
            accommodate multiple classes (running                            the same technologies used by leading
            simultaneously) through the power of                             animation production companies worldwide.
            technology and design.                                           These tools capture human movement, using
                                                                             the data to produce animated characters
                                                                             with lifelike movement.

05                                                                      06
            Super Resolution Imaging System                                  Health Labs
            The Delta Vision OMX Blaze is the world’s first                  Develop your expertise and prepare for
            system for studying the cell biology of living                   real-world clinical practice in some of the
            microorganisms at super resolution levels.                       most advanced health learning spaces in
            In the UTS Faculty of Science, it facilitates                    Australia.
            research into the behaviour of infectious
            diseases.

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Undergraduate guide 2019

We’re shaping tomorrow
The UTS campus? It’s unique. We’ve spent more
than $1 billion on a transformation program, and
the results are stunning: iconic buildings, purpose-
built spaces and technology-driven learning
opportunities that are second to none.

                                                                                    UTS BUSINESS SCHOOL
                                                                                    On top of being an iconic Sydney
                                                                                    landmark, the UTS Business school
                                                                                    fosters dynamic learning, research and
                                                                                    collaboration.

RUGBY AUSTRALIA BUILDING
Build your sport and exercise science
expertise in physiology labs at the Rugby
Australia Building, which also houses
all Australian and NSW rugby teams,
training facilities, sport scientists and
researchers.
                                            UTS CENTRAL
                                            Opening in 2019, UTS Central will be
                                            home to a mix of new student areas,
                                            including a new UTS Library, learning
                                            commons and the Student Services hub.

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About UTS                                  We’re shaping tomorrow

                                           SCIENCE AND GRADUATE
                                           SCHOOL OF HEALTH BUILDING
                                           With a new Super Lab, new forensic and
                                           health labs, new MRI and CT scan imaging
                                           suites, UTS sits at the cutting edge of
                                           science and health education.

ENGINEERING & IT BUILDING
Our innovative approach to Engineering
and IT education is embodied by this                                                  OUR NEIGHBOURHOOD
‘living lab’. Purpose-built facilities
provide opportunities for technology-                                                 UTS is located in Ultimo, Sydney’s thriving
enabled project work and group learning.                                              inner-city creative precinct. Our location
                                                                                      connects students to real-world industry
                                                                                      experiences and cultural attractions.
                                                                                      Across the road from transformational
                                                                                      projects such as Central Park on
                                                                                      Broadway, Chippendale Green and The
                                                                                      Goods Line, UTS is truly at the centre of
                                                                                      the action.

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Undergraduate guide 2019

Internationalise
your uni experience

                  GET OUT THERE
                  Be one of the 500 UTS
                  students who go on an
                  international university
                  exchange each year. You’ll
                  have the chance to study
                  overseas for one or two       LEARN A
                  sessions, and you’ll have     LANGUAGE
                  up to 40 countries and
                  territories to choose from.   Take your skills anywhere
                                                by adding a Diploma in
                  global-exchange.uts.          Languages (page 41)
                  edu.au                        to your degree. It’s an
                                                incredible way to open
                                                yourself to international
                                                opportunities.

UTS has one of the largest
international exchange programs
in Australia. We send 25% of our
students on an international
experience.

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About UTS                                   Internationalise your uni experience

  JOIN A CLUB
  Many of our student clubs
  have an international focus
  and offer extracurricular
  opportunities. Through
  programs like AIESEC,
  you can spend between
  six weeks and 18 months
  overseas.
  activateuts.com.au
                                                                                   STUDY AN
                                                                                   INTERNATIONAL
                                                                                   DEGREE
                                                                                   Every year, more than
                                                                                   200 UTS students spend
                                                                                   a year overseas as part
                                                                                   of our unique Bachelor
                                                                                   of Arts in International
                                                                                   Studies. Enrol at one of
                                                                                   our partner universities,
                                                                                   study in another language
                                                                                   and internationalise your
                                                                                   qualifications.
                                                                                   internationalstudies.
                                                                                   uts.edu.au

                         BUILD A WIDER
                         NETWORK
                         Develop your skills and
                         hone your leadership
                         potential with the
                         UTS BUiLD program.
                         International projects
                         include field trips,
                         internships, experiential
                         programs, study tours and
                         volunteering.
                         build.uts.edu.au

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Find the course
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Undergraduate guide 2019

Business

     READY FOR TOMORROW, TODAY
     Tomorrow’s business challenges? They’re big. Complex.
     Undefined. Learn to think differently with a degree that
     responds to the changing business landscape – and to the
     disruption that’s shaping workforce of the future.

     AT THE HEART OF THE ACTION
     Learn where business happens. Thanks to our Sydney city
     location, we’re surrounded by Australia’s creative, start-up
     and technology industries – and by leading international
     companies like PWC, Ernst & Young and the Commonwealth
     Bank of Australia.

     GOODBYE, COMFORT ZONE
     Take advantage of exchange and study abroad opportunities,
     global leadership programs, international internships and
     volunteering placements. Or, pair your business qualification
     with the Bachelor of Arts in International Studies, which
     includes a built-in year of overseas study.

     ON TOP OF THE WORLD
     To be your best, you need to learn from the best. UTS Business
     School is one of few business schools in the world to be
     accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools
     of Business. This means we’ve attained the highest standard
     of achievement for business schools worldwide, so you’ll be
     getting a globally recognised qualification.

     business.uts.edu.au/future

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UTS Business School

  Courses in Business                                                                                    FT = Full time / PT = Part time

  Course name                            Course description                                              Career options

  BACHELOR OF                            At the top of your game? Get the acknowledgement you            Career options include: Accountant,
  ACCOUNTING                             deserve with this specialist degree. The Bachelor of            accounts officer, business analyst,
                                         Accounting (BAcc) is for high achieving school leavers          business manager, financial controller,
  Duration: 3 yrs FT                     who’ve got a head for numbers and future leadership             tax specialist, taxation manager/advisor.
  Lowest ATAR to which an offer          potential. It’s a cooperative scholarship program,
                                         which means it’s offered in partnership between UTS
  was made in 2018: 88.55*
                                         and selected industry sponsors. As well as giving
  * This is a co-operative
                                         you instant access to some of Australia’s largest
     scholarship. Selection is based
                                         businesses, these partnerships will also provide you
     on a combination of ATAR and        with a scholarship of up to $51,500 over three years,
     interview.                          plus a year of full-time accounting training.

  BACHELOR OF BUSINESS                   Lead, don’t follow. With the Bachelor of Business, you’ll       Career options include: Account manager,
                                         be ready to make your mark on the global business               accountant, advertising officer, commercial
  Duration: 3 yrs FT / 6 yrs PT          landscape. Get your head around fundamental business            analyst, employee relations coordinator,
  2018 Selection rank:                   concepts and build specialist skills through your major,        events coordinator/manager, financial
  90.00 (FT) / 90.30 (PT)                extended major, sub-major and elective choices. Take            controller, market analyst, marketing
                                         charge of your course structure and your major(s) to            coordinator/manager, payroll officer,
                                         build a qualification that prepares you for your dream          policymaker, product manager, public
                                         career.                                                         relations coordinator/manager, recruitment
                                                                                                         officer/manager, social media advisor,
                                                                                                         sports administrator, stockbroker.

  BACHELOR OF ECONOMICS                  Without the economy, there’d be no business –                   Career options include: Economist,
                                         and vice versa. Get your head around this critically            statistician, market analyst, policy maker,
  Duration: 3 yrs FT                     interconnected relationship and learn how the                   econometrician, finance manager, data
  2018 Selection rank: 85.15             economy drives decision-making in business. You’ll              analyst, economic resource manager.
                                         build the analytical and quantitative skills required
                                         to really understand key economic principles, and
                                         you’ll also gain fundamental skills in econometrics,
                                         macroeconomics, and microeconomics and their
                                         application to policy.

  BACHELOR OF                            With the Bachelor of Management, you’ll build the               Career options include: Depending on
  MANAGEMENT (DIGITAL                    strategic decision making and entrepreneurial thinking          the major chosen, students can work
                                         skills required for a successful management career              as an event coordinator, convention
  CREATIVE ENTERPRISE/                   in some of the world’s most dynamic and exciting                coordinator, sports marketing officer,
  EVENTS/SPORT/TOURISM)                  industries. When it comes time to specialise, choose            sports administrator, tourism marketing
                                         from one of four majors in Events, Digital Creative             coordinator, tourism business researcher
  Duration: 3 yrs FT
                                         Enterprise, Sport Business, or Tourism. All four                and various other specialist and embedded
  2018 Selection rank varies             disciplines sit at the forefront of the globalised and          creative roles within industry.
  by major. See pull-out at              increasingly digitised business world.
  the front if this guide for
  individual selection ranks.

Selection ranks: published ranks indicate the lowest ATAR, including any adjustments applied through eligible admissions schemes, to which an offer was
made to current school leavers as of 12 January 2018. Please refer to the UTS website for more info on selection ranks, ATARs and student profiles.

                                                    COMBINED DEGREES
                                                    BACHELOR OF BUSINESS                                 BACHELOR OF MANAGEMENT
                                                    –– B Biotechnology, B Business                       –– B Management (Events), B Creative
                                                    –– B Business, B Creative Intelligence and              Intelligence and Innovation
                                                       Innovation                                        –– B Management (Sport Bus), B Creative
                                                    –– B Business, BA International Studies                 Intelligence and Innovation
                                                    –– B Business, B Laws                                –– B Management (Tourism), B Creative
                                                                                                            Intelligence and Innovation
                                                    –– B Business, B Science in Information
                                                       Technology                                        –– B Management, BA International
                                                                                                            Studies
                                                    –– B Engineering (Hons), B Business
                                                    –– B Medical Science, B Business
                                                                                                         BACHELOR OF ECONOMICS
                                                                                                         –– B Economics, B Laws
                                                    –– B Science, B Business

                                                                                                          For selection ranks see front pull-out

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Business
                           “I take everything that I have
                            done at UTS to be part of my
                            degree, whether that is being
                            involved in clubs and societies,
                            sport or anything else – take
                            advantage of it because it
                            all adds to your university
                            experience in the end!”
                           ASHLEIGH WERNER
                            Bachelor of Business
                            Bachelor of Arts in International Studies

                           Throughout her degree, Ashleigh has participated in the
                           Australian Uni Games, International Exchange and is now
                           training to represent the Australian Bobsleigh team at the
                           Winter Olympics. These experiences were made possible
                           by her flexible study arrangements and have shaped her to
                           become a well-rounded and confident leader.

                             GIVE YOURSELF A PRACTICAL
                             ADVANTAGE
                             –– Complete a capstone subject in each major at the end
                                of your degree, applying the knowledge and skills you’ve
                                gained in your studies in a real-life project or business
                                problem.
                             –– Choose an internship subject (compulsory in the Bachelor
                                of Management and an elective in the Bachelor of Business
                                and the Bachelor of Economics) to learn first-hand how the
                                industry ticks and put yourself in a place where employers
                                can see what you can do.
                             –– Complete two, compulsory, six-month industry placements
                                with leading companies as part of your Bachelor of
                                Accounting degree.
                             –– Build valuable networks by attending a number of guest
                                industry lectures hosted by the UTS Business School
                                each year.

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                                                               Career Snapshot

Careers in
Business
Career options include:
–– Account manager                –– Festival organiser
–– Accountant                     –– Financial controller
–– Business analyst               –– International trader
–– Commercial analyst             –– Marketing coordinator/
–– Economist                         manager
–– Employee relations             –– Policy advisor/maker
   coordinator/manager            –– Product manager           Social Media Manager
–– Events coordinator/            –– Tax specialist
   manager                                                     BRADLEY FIRTH
                                                               European Brand Communications Director, Nike
                                                               Bachelor of Business, 2008

                                                               “My advice to anyone considering
 Did you know?                                                  a career in business would be to
 –– Students who receive a formal offer to a cadetship can      get your hands dirty and try as
    receive five adjustment points to get into their degree.
                                                                many things as possible in order
 –– Our advisory board is made up of high profile
    representatives from key industry bodies. They regularly    to find where your passion lies.”
    review our courses to ensure they are practical and
    industry relevant.                                         In my role as European Brand Communications Director,
                                                               I am responsible for leading the creation of any running,
                                                               sportswear or women’s focused advertising that comes
                                                               out of Nike Europe. I partner with specialists in brand
                                                               planning, digital, retail, media, and design to deliver a
                                                               holistic marketing approach for the Nike brand in Europe.
                                                               My advice to anyone considering a career in business
                                                               would be to seek out an internship and offer to work
                                                               somewhere for free. There’s nothing like learning on the job.
                                                               Not only will that experience help you with your studies, but
                                                               you’ll hopefully start to work out what you might like to do
                                                               after you graduate.

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Undergraduate guide 2019

 Communication

     AMONGST THE WORLD’S BEST
     Study the course with the No.1 employment rate of all
     Communication graduates in Australia (Graduate Outcomes
     Survey 2016-17).

     GO BEYOND THE CLASSROOM
     Take on a professional internship course, which exposes
     you to 80 hours of industry experience – perfect for your
     LinkedIn profile.

     GET TECHNICAL
     Learn with top-tier production equipment including media
     production labs, video editing suites, sound and performance
     studios, and a purpose-built journalism lab.

     PURSUE YOUR PASSIONS
     Get ready to take on communication’s new opportunities.
     Choose from range of majors – Journalism, Media Arts and
     Production, Public Communication, Social and Political
     Sciences, Creative Writing, Digital and Social Media, or a
     Music and Sound Design degree.

     DOUBLE THE OPPORTUNITIES
     Complete a double communications major and increase your
     employability in a rapidly changing industry.

     communication.uts.edu.au/future

     Courses in Communication                                                                     FT = Full time / PT = Part time

     Course name                        Course description                                        Career options

     BACHELOR OF                        You will focus on narrative, poetics, reading and         Career options include: Editor, publisher,
     COMMUNICATION                      literary theory within this course. You will develop      scriptwriter, literary agent, communication
                                        your creative writing expertise across several genres     coordinator, arts and cultural administrator,
     (CREATIVE WRITING)                 through combining your studies with independent and       copywriter, novelist, feature writer,
     Duration: 3 yrs FT                 professional writing workshops and engaging critically    publications officer, freelance writer, book
                                        with the broader cultural context in which creative       marketing coordinator.
     2018 Selection rank: 70.25
                                        writing is produced and read.

     BACHELOR OF                        The rapidly evolving digital communications industries    Career options include: Social media
     COMMUNICATION                      require practitioners who are technologically literate,   coordinators, communication officers,
                                        culturally sophisticated, innovative and resourceful.     digital channels strategists, UX/UI
     (DIGITAL AND SOCIAL                You will develop imaginative, synthetic and analytical    designers, digital content producers and
     MEDIA)                             capacities, as well as practical skills across diverse    policy officers.
                                        multimedia platforms.
     Duration: 3 yrs FT
     2018 Selection rank: 75.20

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Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences                                            Communication

  Courses in Communication                                                                               FT = Full time / PT = Part time

  Course name                            Course description                                              Career options

  BACHELOR OF                            One of the most respected journalism degrees in                 Career options include: Reporter, producer,
  COMMUNICATION                          the country, this course equips you with advanced               publisher, editor and sub-editor, feature and
                                         research, writing, reporting and analytical skills for          freelance writer, investigative journalist,
  (JOURNALISM)                           print, television, video, radio, audio and digital media;       media researcher, and strategist in print,
  Duration: 3 yrs FT                     and knowledge of the intellectual, ethical and political        broadcast and online media.
                                         foundations of journalism.
  2018 Selection rank: 81.20

  BACHELOR OF                            This course explores the history, contemporary issues,          Career options include: Director, editor,
  COMMUNICATION                          theories and challenges of media and culture in society.        film producer, cinematographer, sound
                                         You’ll use our state-of-the-art production equipment to         designer, new media producer, production
  (MEDIA ARTS AND                        develop sophisticated production skills in video, sound         manager, scriptwriter, multimedia designer,
  PRODUCTION)                            and new media, and enhance creative innovation in               radio producer, documentary maker, arts
                                         these industries.                                               and cultural administrator, freelance media
  Duration: 3 yrs FT
                                                                                                         artist and producer.
  2018 Selection rank: 88.45

  BACHELOR OF                            You will learn how to develop skills in campaign                Career options include: Communication
  COMMUNICATION                          design and production, copywriting, media liaison and           strategist, public relations consultant,
                                         writing, research and evaluation, and organisational            advertising account executive, media
  (PUBLIC COMMUNICATION)                 communication management in either the public                   liaison officer, events coordinator, publicity
  Duration: 3 yrs FT                     relations or advertising industries. Your assignments           officer, political media adviser, advertising
                                         will serve as your portfolio for your first interview.          copywriter, community relations manager
  2018 Selection rank: 81.00
                                                                                                         and marketing communication specialist.

  BACHELOR OF                            Combining social, political, historical and philosophical       Career options include: Political adviser,
  COMMUNICATION                          perspectives on how societies work, you will learn              community historian, social researcher,
                                         how to understand social issues and how to think                community development worker, policy
  (SOCIAL AND POLITICAL                  through ways of making a difference; how to research,           analyst, trade union official, media
  SCIENCES)                              communicate and plan contributions to national and              researcher, international aid worker, social
                                         international debates. Gain the knowledge and skills            welfare officer, community project manager
  Duration: 3 yrs FT
                                         to be involved in diverse organisations engaging with           and change agent in a range of social,
  2018 Selection rank: 71.35             social change.                                                  cultural, historical and political arenas.

  BACHELOR OF MUSIC AND                  This course is a great fit for tech-savvy musicians who         Career options include: Electronic music
  SOUND DESIGN                           don’t necessarily want to perform themselves. Shaped            composer, sound designer, music producer,
                                         by industry, this course is the first of its kind to combine    digital media artist, interactive media
  Duration: 3 yrs FT                     music, sound and screens. You’ll get to test out musical        designer, digital musical interface designer,
  2018 Selection rank: 71.05             theory and new ideas in the studio, and learn to create         communication specialist and installation
                                         and produce music for film, TV, digital and games,              artist/sound sculptor.
                                         setting you up for a career as a working musician
                                         or producer.

Selection ranks: published ranks indicate the lowest ATAR, including any adjustments applied through eligible admissions schemes, to which an offer was
made to current school leavers as of 12 January 2018. Please refer to the UTS website for more info on selection ranks, ATARs and student profiles.

COMBINED DEGREES
INTERNATIONAL STUDIES                               TRANSDISCIPLINARY INNOVATION                         LAW
–– B Communication (Creative Writing),              –– B Communication (Creative Writing),               –– B Communication (Creative Writing),
   BA International Studies                            B Creative Intelligence and Innovation               B Laws
–– B Communication (Digital and Social              –– B Communication (Digital and Social               –– B Communication (Digital and Social
   Media), BA International Studies                    Media), B Creative Intelligence and                  Media), B Laws
–– B Communication (Journalism),                       Innovation                                        –– B Communication (Journalism), B Laws
   BA International Studies                         –– B Communication (Journalism),                     –– B Communication (Media Arts and
–– B Communication (Media Arts and                     B Creative Intelligence and Innovation               Production), B Laws
   Production), BA International Studies            –– B Communication (Media Arts and                   –– B Communication
–– B Communication                                     Production), B Creative Intelligence and             (Public Communication), B Laws
   (Public Communication),                             Innovation
                                                                                                         –– B Communication (Social and Political
   BA International Studies                         –– B Communication (Public                              Sciences ), B Laws
–– B Communication (Social and Political               Communication), B Creative
   Sciences ), BA International Studies                Intelligence and Innovation
                                                    –– B Communication (Social and Political              For selection ranks see front pull-out
–– B Music and Sound Design,
   BA International Studies                            Sciences), B Creative Intelligence and
                                                       Innovation
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 Communication
                                                                        “UTS Journalism gave me the
                                                                         basics skills I needed to be
                                                                         a journalist. You’re literally
                                                                         thrown in the deep end on day
                                                                         one. The course gave me a
                                                                         feel of the real world and lets
                                                                         you meet industry people who
                                                                         you wouldn’t have access to
                                                                         on a normal basis. If you take
                                                                         advantage of what is offered to
                                                                         you, it’ll open so many doors.”
                                                                        HAN NGUYEN
                                                                        Bachelor of Communication (Journalism)

                                                                        Han is currently a journalist at The Canberra Times. During her
                                                                        degree she worked at Ten News Sydney, the Sydney Morning
                                                                        Herald and Seven News Sydney.

     LEAVE UNI WITH A PORTFOLIO
     –– Public Communication students respond to briefs from real       –– Media Arts and Production students get 24/7 access to
        clients and case studies, and depending on their chosen            state-of-the-art equipment and facilities and complete a
        PR or Advertising stream, build communication, media and           major project every semester.
        advertising strategies that responds to their client’s needs,   –– Social and Political Sciences students have the option
        adding 80–100 hours to your C.V.                                   to undertake an industry placement in a government
     –– Journalism students research, produce and report for               department, commercial company, NGO, or work on a self-
        multimedia platforms – TV, radio, print and digital. They          initiated project at UTS.
        also gain hands-on experience by participating in projects      –– Digital and Social Media students also graduate with
        such as UTS News Day and have the opportunity to write for         a portfolio of works including app prototypes and digital
        many publications including U:Mag, Vertigo, 2SER-FM radio,         strategies for real clients.
        Precinct, Reportage and Central News - the UTS Journalism
                                                                        –– Creative Writing students can have their work published in
        news website.
                                                                           the annual UTS Writers’ Anthology.
     –– As part of the Industry Portfolio subject, students produce
                                                                        –– Music and Sound Design students can experience site visits,
        a major journalism project that forms a portfolio for future
                                                                           guest lectures, workshops and short-term work experience
        employers.
                                                                           placements in your Professional Internship subject.

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Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences                                    Communication

                                                                          Career Snapshot

Careers in
Communication
Career options include:
–– Advertising account                –– Journalist across multiple
   executive                             media, including
–– Communications strategist             digital, social, print and
                                         broadcast
–– Copywriter
                                      –– Music producer
–– Director
                                      –– Political adviser
–– Digital and social media
   specialist                         –– Public relations consultant
                                                                          Social Media Manager
–– Editor                             –– Publisher
–– Electronic music composer          –– Radio producer                   WILSON KWONG
–– Film producer                      –– Scriptwriter                     Social Media Manager
–– International aid worker           –– Sound designer                   Ogilvy Australia
                                                                          Bachelor of Arts in Communication
                                                                          (Public Communication)*, 2015

                                                                         “On any given day I could be out
  Did you know?                                                           on a photo shoot, brainstorming
  –– UTS students have been finalists at Tropfest, Australia’s            new campaign ideas, or
     most competitive short film festival, 10 times in the past
     five years.
                                                                          developing and editing content…
  –– In six of the past eight years, UTS students and alumni have         that wide range of experiences
     won the Walkley Student Journalist of the Year Award at the          is definitely one of my favourite
     Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism. Administered
     by the Walkley Foundation for Journalism, these awards               things about my role.”
     recognise and reward excellence in journalism in Australia.
  –– 84% of our students commented that their course provided             In my role, I’m responsible for managing our clients’ social
     practical learning activities to develop new skills and              media channels. An average day involves developing
     knowledge they may need in the workplace (2017 UTS                   strategy, creating content, managing the community and,
     School of Communication Student Survey).                             yes, looking at the occasional meme or two. Things are
                                                                          constantly changing and you have to be very flexible and
                                                                          able to adapt to new situations quickly. On the plus side,
                                                                          it’s definitely never boring.
                                                                          My advice to future students is to keep all your options
                                                                          open. Don’t think about your degree as a means to get
                                                                          a particular job or to join a certain profession. The lines
                                                                          between roles are constantly being blurred and chances
                                                                          are your future career doesn’t even exist yet. Instead,
                                                                          think of it as an opportunity to upskill in the areas you’re
                                                                          interested in and start building your networks. No matter
                                                                          what the future holds, a passionate, skilled graduate with a
                                                                          broad range of experiences and networks will always have
                                                                          a place in it.
                                                                         *This course is now titled Bachelor of Communication
                                                                          (Public Communication)

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 Design, Architecture
 and Building
     CONNECTIONS THAT COUNT
     It’s who you know that makes all the difference. We’ve
     partnered with industry so you can start working with the
     people behind the big names, such as Animal Logic, Google,
     Westpac and VIVID Sydney.

     REAL-WORLD IMPACT
     Make an impact that goes beyond a great mark. Whether it’s
     industry-sponsored competitions, unique internships or live
     project collaborations, you’ll have the opportunity to overcome
     real-world challenges.

     LEARN WITH LEADERS
     Learn from inspiring experts, actively engaged in cutting-
     edge projects. Our lecturers don’t just lecture, they create
     compelling visual narratives, manage complex construction
     sites and help create green spaces in major cities.

     WORK THE WAY THE INDUSTRY WANTS
     Theory’s great but practice is even better. Experience what it’s
     like to be in the industry before you even finish uni. You’ll work
     in teams that reflect a professional setting, get to use state-
     of-the-art technology, and learn from industry experts.

     THE WHOLE WORLD AT YOUR FEET
     Master the skills that can take you anywhere. Always fancied
     working with the likes of Gehry Partners and Bauhaus Dessau?
     Take your studies overseas with international design projects
     and on-location learning through our Global Studios program.

     dab.uts.edu.au/future

     Courses in Design, Architecture and Building                                                     FT = Full time / PT = Part time

     Course name                          Course description                                          Career options

     BACHELOR OF DESIGN                   The Bachelor of Design in Animation gives students with     Career options include: Director, concept
     IN ANIMATION                         a passion for visual arts, drawing and storytelling the     artist, art director, character designer,
                                          knowledge and hands-on experience required to create        animator, effects [FX] animator, and
     Duration: 3 yrs FT                   animation work that stands out in a global industry.        animation script writer.
     2018 Selection rank: 90.55

     BACHELOR OF DESIGN IN                Through this course, students learn what it means to be     Career options include: Architect, urban
     ARCHITECTURE                         an architect in a globalised world. This is achieved with   designer, educator, journalist, landscape
                                          a focus on how the profession can shape global cities       architect, researcher and policy maker.
     Duration: 3 yrs FT                   through complex spatial thinking.
     2018 Selection rank: 92.05

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Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building

  Courses in Design, Architecture and Building                                                           FT = Full time / PT = Part time

  Course name                            Course description                                              Career options

  BACHELOR OF DESIGN IN                  This course is an internationally recognised degree that        Career options include: Fashion or textile
  FASHION AND TEXTILES                   gives students the conceptual knowledge and garment-            designer, buyer, fashion editor, illustrator
                                         making skills they need to pursue careers across all            or stylist.
  Duration: 3 yrs FT                     facets of the international fashion industry.
  2018 Selection rank: 93.30

  BACHELOR OF DESIGN IN                  The Bachelor of Design in Product Design prepares               Career options include: Design consultant,
  PRODUCT DESIGN                         students for a career in the global industrial design           corporate or in-house designer, production
                                         sector at all levels, from boutique design practice and         designer or manager across industries.
  Duration: 3 yrs FT                     service design, to large-scale industrial production.
  2018 Selection rank: 80.20

  BACHELOR OF DESIGN IN                  With a strong emphasis on people’s experiences of               Career options include: Interior designer,
  INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE                  space, this course equips students with the critical skills     event designer, exhibition, museum and
                                         to re-imagine interior environments and public spaces in        interaction designer, researcher, set
  Duration: 3 yrs FT                     local and global contexts.                                      designer, virtual world designer.
  2018 Selection rank: 83.60

  BACHELOR OF DESIGN IN                  The Bachelor of Design in Photography enables                   Career options include: Commercial
  PHOTOGRAPHY                            students to produce outstanding images, introducing             photographer, photojournalist, exhibition
                                         them to the theories and histories that drive                   media, photographic lighting, interactive
  Duration: 3 yrs FT                     contemporary visual cultures.                                   media and advertising professional.
  2018 Selection rank: 71.50

  BACHELOR OF DESIGN IN                  In the Bachelor of Design in Visual Communication               Career options include: Graphic design,
  VISUAL COMMUNICATION                   students learn how to create visual messages and                illustration, advertising, animation,
                                         experiences that communicate information and ideas              branding design, information design, new
  Duration: 3 yrs FT                     across many media.                                              media, photography or publications.
  2018 Selection rank: 90.00

  BACHELOR OF                            This course delivers the management, technology                 Career options include: Construction
  CONSTRUCTION                           and process skills required to work in a variety of             manager, contract manager, cost engineer,
                                         roles across construction. Students learn project               estimator, project manager, property
  PROJECT MANAGEMENT                     management methodologies with a focus on                        developer, quantity surveyor, or site
  Duration: 4 yrs FT / 6 yrs PT          real-world projects.                                            manager.
  2018 Selection rank: 87.00

  BACHELOR OF LANDSCAPE                  This course develops skills in design, construction             Career options include: Landscape
  ARCHITECTURE (HONOURS)                 and management of natural and built landscapes.                 architect, urban designer, conservation/
                                         This degree is for those who are passionate about               land management officer, designer,
  Duration: 4 yrs FT                     sustainability, ecology, urban environments and design.         researcher or policy maker.
  2018 Selection rank: 80.10

  BACHELOR OF PROPERTY                   This course gives students the specialist knowledge             Career options include: Real estate,
  ECONOMICS                              required to enter the global property sector, with skills       property analysis, property and asset
                                         in property valuation, market analysis, investment and          management, property development,
  Duration: 3 yrs FT                     development.                                                    property finance, valuation.
  2018 Selection rank: 78.05

Selection ranks: published ranks indicate the lowest ATAR, including any adjustments applied through eligible admissions schemes, to which an offer was
made to current school leavers as of 12 January 2018. Please refer to the UTS website for more info on selection ranks, ATARs and student profiles.

COMBINED DEGREES
INTERNATIONAL STUDIES                               –– B Design in Photography,                          –– B Design in Fashion and Textiles,
–– B Construction Project Management,                  BA International Studies                             B Creative Intelligence and Innovation
   BA International Studies                         –– B Design in Visual Communication,                 –– B Design in Interior Architecture,
–– B Design in Animation,                              BA International Studies                             B Creative Intelligence and Innovation
   BA International Studies                         –– B Property Economics,                             –– B Design in Product Design, B Creative
–– B Design in Fashion and Textiles,                   BA International Studies                             Intelligence and Innovation
   BA International Studies                         TRANSDISCIPLINARY INNOVATION                         –– B Design in Visual Communication,
–– B Design in Interior Architecture,                                                                       B Creative Intelligence and Innovation
                                                    –– B Design in Animation, B Creative
   BA International Studies                            Intelligence and Innovation
                                                                                                          For selection ranks see front pull-out
–– B Design in Product Design,                      –– B Design in Architecture, B Creative
   BA International Studies                            Intelligence and Innovation
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Design, Architecture
and Building

                                                                          “My degree has prepared me
                                                                           with a portfolio that showcases
                                                                           a variety of work and techniques
                                                                           ranging from stop motion, 2D
                                                                           and 3D animation, storytelling
                                                                           and experimental pieces – all of
                                                                           which were completed in both
                                                                           solo and collaborative settings.”
                                                                          STEFFIE YEE
                                                                           Bachelor of Design in Animation (Honours)

                                                                          Throughout her degree, Steffie has completed assessments
                                                                          involved in creating animations for Beams Arts Festival, Vivid,
                                                                          Australian Piano Quartet and pitching ideas to Flying Bark
                                                                          Productions.

     GRADUATE WITH REAL EXPERIENCE
     –– Volunteer to work on building projects in disadvantaged           –– Construction Project Management students get a career
        communities through the Construction for Developing                  head-start through the compulsory professional practice
        Communities elective.                                                subject that includes 200 days of industry experience before
     –– Offer your design skills and ideas to community and                  graduation.
        non-profit organisations that the UTS Shopfront program           –– As an animation student, collaborate with UTS arts and
        supports, such as Guide Dogs NSW or Refugee Council of               culture partners on live projects such as VIVID Sydney,
        Australia.                                                           BEAMS Festival and the Australian Piano Quartet.
     –– Sign up for the popular Global Studios elective to take part in   –– Compete in a range of external industry competitions, and
        design projects in international locations across Europe, Asia       showcase your skills both in Australia and internationally.
        and The Americas.

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Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building

                                                                   Career Snapshot

Careers in
Design,
Architecture                                                       Design Strategist

and Building                                                       IRIT POLLAK
                                                                   Design Strategist
                                                                   Deloitte Consulting
Career options include:                                            Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Visual
–– Animator
                                                                   Communication, 2012
–– Architect
–– Commercial photographer                                         “A typical career path is what you
–– Construction manager                                             make it – the applications of a
–– Graphic designer
                                                                    design degree are elastic. There
–– Landscape architect
–– Production manager
                                                                    are new paths opening up in
–– Property developer
                                                                    all kinds of sectors, so do your
–– Fashion designer                                                 research and create the career
–– Urban designer                                                   you want.”
                                                                   In my role at Deloitte I work part-time as a design
                                                                   strategist, specialising in social impact. My team infuses
                                                                   design-led research and applied design, including film,
                                                                   illustration, experience and digital design to help clients
                                                                   frame and solve problems in new ways. Outside of Deloitte
                                                                   I produce an independent podcast and I’m part of a
                                                                   research collaboration documenting low-impact living.
  Did you know?                                                    Design careers enable professional diversity – you can
                                                                   traverse the corporate world and the arts.
  –– Global construction work will grow 70% to $15 trillion in     My advice to prospective students is to be open to cross-
     volume by 2025 (Global Construction Report 2015).             pollinating your skills with people in different discipline.
  –– High-achieving Architecture students have the opportunity     Visual Communication at UTS gives you a powerful
     to go on a field trip with renowned architect Frank Gehry     grounding in critical thinking using creative methods
     and his team in the USA.                                      that are applicable almost anywhere.
  –– Design and architecture employment grew by 32% in 2015,
     making it one of the biggest growth areas in the Australian
     labour market.

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Undergraduate guide 2019

Education

     PROFESSIONAL PARTNERSHIPS
     Did you know that you’ll start your first semester at a local
     school observing a teacher at work? This begins the three-way
     partnership between you, the supervising teacher and your
     lecturer.

     A STEP AHEAD
     Graduate with at least 80 days of professional teaching
     experience in a school based on your major (primary,
     secondary or K-12).

     GO GLOBAL
     If you select a primary education major, you also have the
     opportunity to travel overseas and gain practical teaching
     experience in China, South Korea, Samoa or Thailand.

     FUTURE FOCUSED
     You will be learning and practising in purpose-built, state
     of-the-art facilities to prepare you for teaching in future
     classrooms.

     CONNECTIONS THAT COUNT
     You will be placed in one of over 400 primary or secondary
     schools across NSW as part of your course.

     education.uts.edu.au/future

                                                                     GIVE YOURSELF A
                                                                     PRACTICAL ADVANTAGE
                                                                     –– Graduate with at least 80 days of professional experience.
                                                                        You can complete a practical placement every year of your
                                                                        teacher education degree at UTS.
                                                                     –– Open the door to an international career. You can
                                                                        teach overseas in your second year on an international
                                                                        practicum, adding two weeks of international experience
                                                                        to your C.V.

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