Innovative, practical courses in downtown Sydney

This program is Suspended for Spring 2021. Students are encouraged to apply for a future term or to consider an alternative program for the spring:

Students should contact their program manager to discuss these recommendations as well as others that may be more appropriate.

Are you a budding journalist, designer, business or marketing executive? University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has one of the most competitive communications and journalism programs in Australia and is located in the heart of Sydney's media district. With Arcadia you can also choose to take an Internship Placement while at UTS, to gain knowledge and practical experience while you study - boost that resume!

UTS is also an AACSB accredited Business School, a leader in technology courses and an institution that is renowned for its practice-based approach; offering the most hands-on experience possible and exposure to cutting-edge technology, so that you develop knowledge and skills valued by employers.

Under its sticky campus concept, UTS has installed study/lounge areas throughout campus to look like mini living rooms. Additionally, there are group work areas equipped with smart boards, plasma screens, and touch screen projectors. Such innovations have helped UTS gain acclaim from the Five Stars for Excellence in Higher Education awarded by the QS Rankings, which includes five stars for employability, engagement, facilities, innovation and internationalization.

  • Internship Placement options include: Advertising; architecture & landscape architecture; arts; business operations (including HR); entrepreneurial start-ups; environment & sustainability; film & TV; financial services; health; hospitality; journalism; law; marketing; non-governmental organizations; politics; psychology; public relations; sport; and theatre. The Placement Information and Field Guide outlines more placement details.

  • You'll have a wide course choice, including a unique, multidisciplinary approach to the social sciences, which is particularly engaging for those fulfilling general education requirements.
  • You can take advantage of state-of-the-art sport and exercise facilities on campus. Check out the video tour.
  • Many of UTS lecturers are leaders in their areas of expertise, and many are active in professional practice - you’ll be exposed to the most relevant and up-to-date knowledge and skills in your field.

  • With a location in the very heart of Sydney, only minutes from the Central Railway Station and Darling Harbour, the classroom buildings are interspersed with office buildings, restaurants and shops.

  • The UTS: Hatchery is an incubator where students from all faculties and degrees come together to develop a solution to a problem that is feasible, viable and desirable. The program engages students with mentors and coaches from industry-leading organizations.

  • Learn more about Arcadia in Australia.

Fees & Scholarship Details
Term/Period Departure Date Return Credits Base Program Fee Application Deadline
Fall 2019 7/14/2019 11/10/2019 12-16 $18,980 3/15/2019 More Info
Academic Year 2019 7/14/2019 6/28/2020 24-32 $33,600 3/15/2019 More Info
Spring 2020 2/15/2020 6/28/2020 12-16 $19,950 10/30/2019 More Info
Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2020 2/15/2020 11/15/2020 24-32 $35,650 10/30/2019 More Info

Program fees listed are base fees only. Please select MORE INFO for an estimate of additional expenses and any additional fees that may be incurred based on enrollment selections or housing placements. Dates and fees for future terms will be posted as they become available. Please see Program Calendar for detailed dates.

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