Short courses

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Build your skills, enhance your career and shape the future you want. Enrol in a short course at UNSW Arts, Design and Architecture and turn your ideas into real-world solutions.

School of Education Microcredentials

Microcredentials are a way for professionals to expand their knowledge with flexible study options. Discover the benefits of lifelong learning and advance your career and professional development.

Design for Everyone: Desirable Designs and Accessibility

The Design for Everyone: Bridging the Gap between Desirable Designs and Accessibility short course promotes lived-experience-focused co-design, encouraging participants to go beyond textbook learning and make genuine connections that inform the design process. 

Educational Psychology in Practice
Educational Psychology in Practice will provide you with insights into these questions by learning about memory, cognition, attention, what drives people to do what they do, and how teachers can best respond to learners by taking their perspective.
Foundations of 3D Biomedical Animation

Designed to help you create 3D biomedical animations, UNSW's world-leading 3DXLab's introductory short course is your first step towards mastering scientific communication.

GERRIC: Gifted Education
GERRIC is our collaboration with the NSW Department of Education, focusing on education and development for gifted students. Discover more about GERRIC, including our Mini-COGE workshops for educators.
Instructional Leadership

One of the greatest challenges for educators is articulating the purpose(s) of their school and providing a clear framework to meet that purpose and achieve desired outcomes.

Managing Urban Heat

Our changing climate in cities is the most documented phenomenon of recent times. This course leverages the power of scientific research and globally acclaimed case studies to showcase how cutting-edge knowledge and advanced technologies can effectively combat real-world challenges.

Open Data Platforms and Licences for Cities

Open Data Platforms and Licences for Cities will provide students and industry professionals with insights and skills to navigate the interactions between the cultural heritage building recognition and protection systems, the housing and commercial market system, and the contemporary land use planning systems.

Supporting Students on the Autism Spectrum

Bridge the autism knowledge gap in your classroom. Embark on a transformative journey, where you'll be guided through the complexities of teaching students on the autism spectrum with practical insights and evidence-based strategies to provide high-quality education.

Teacher Assessment Literacy

Use evidence-informed frameworks to guide you to develop your skills and effectiveness in gathering, evaluating, prioritising, integrating and analysing data (from international standardised tests to qualitative teacher records) to inform your teaching and learning.

The Built Environment in 3D
Contemporary cities have grown extraordinarily complex and are described and analysed through an increasing variety of social, economic and environmental data in different dimensions. This course provides fundamentals for understanding and using 3D spatial data to be able to solve problems and improve the way in which we live.
Understanding and Reducing Stigma for Effective and Equitable Healthcare
Stigma can exist at all levels within a healthcare setting, from interactions between patient and clinician to policies and procedures in health practice. Understanding stigma and its impact on health systems and services is an important step to better meet the needs of people in marginalised groups and create a safe space for all.
Understanding Poverty, Inequality and Social Disadvantage in Australia

UNSW's Social Policy Research Centre focuses on addressing welfare issues like poverty, inequality, wellbeing, and justice. Join a community of advocates and researchers and delve into the causes and effects of poverty and inequality from an Australian policy standpoint, using evidence-based approaches to drive societal change.