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New in 2018

New courses | Gold Coast Building C

New courses

Bachelor of Laws and Creative Writing

Gold Coast campus, Lismore campus or online

This unique four-year combined degree in laws and creative writing provides graduates with clear professional pathways as both legal and writing practitioners. Students gain fluency in written and oral expression, reading and research skills, and above all, writing across a range of genres, both professional and imaginative. The course anchors creativity, imagination, expressiveness within a professional degree, with clear vocational outcomes in law, government and industry. Graduates will be highly competent and adept in these two locally significant and globally relevant fields.

Graduates can pursue career opportunities that combine knowledge of creative writing and law; and those specific to each discipline.

The degree meets legal accreditation requirements and can be completed on campus or fully online. Read more...

Bachelor of Digital Business

Gold Coast or online

The new Bachelor of Digital Business is only one of two degrees of its kind being offered in Australia. It will prepare students for a career as a digital business specialist, with a strong focus on cyber security. As technologies evolve, so does their influence on individuals, businesses and society. There remains a key shortage of business professionals with a core understanding of the impact and influence digital systems have and will continue to have on business models. Understanding how to identify innovation and drive it to remain at the forefront of digital age will improve innovation, entrepreneurship and job market growth.

Key areas of study include management, marketing, entrepreneurship and innovation, e-commerce, web technology and cyber security. Read more...

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Coastal Systems Engineering

Lismore campus

TWith strong population growth and significant changes in hydrology predicted for the coastal margin of Australia, there is an increasing demand for civil and environmental engineers with expertise in managing coastal and floodplain hydrology. The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Coastal Systems Engineering is one of just a few specialist undergraduate professional engineering degrees in Australia to train industry-ready graduates for work in water engineering, coastal engineering and catchment management. The course addresses an increasing need for engineering expertise in these fields that is currently only available through on-the-job training and/or postgraduate qualifications. Read more...

Bachelor of Psychological Science, Bachelor of Laws

Lismore campus, Coffs Harbour campus or online

This new five-year double degree in Laws and Psychology provides graduates with a professional pathway to become a legal practitioner with a thorough understanding of human psychological factors. Career opportunities include: as barristers or solicitors; or in law-related areas in private, corporate, or government organisations. There are a range of career opportunities in government departments, particularly those connected with health, social and disability services, youth services, corrective services, the armed services, research agencies such as the CSIRO, and in education. Read more...

Apply now for 2018

Find a course in 2018. Orientation starts 26 February 2018 and classes start 5 March 2018.

Gold Coast - Building C

Gold Coast campus

Building C is the third building to be constructed at Gold Coast Beachside campus. This new 6 floor development will house the SCU College, the Learning Centre/Professional Learning Environment, office and teaching and learning spaces including a 500 seat lecture theatre.

The development will enable access to a new cohort of students through the SCU College transition programs and provide enhanced facilities for all SCU students at the Gold Coast campus.