The Bachelor of Arts degree is designed to produce knowledgeable, articulate and innovative graduates recognised by their skills to think systematically and critically, gather and evaluate evidence from many and diverse sources, communicate clearly, and apply ethical principles to decision making for a variety of professions and industries. The three-year program offers specialisations and the choice of more than 20 majors and minors in the humanities, social sciences and visual arts to encourage students to design their own academic program to reflect their intellectual interests and career aspirations.

Course Fee:


International: $68,160

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent. NSW Assumed Knowledge: 2 unit of English (any) (Band 3), Mathematics (other than Mathematics General 2) for study in Mathematics (Band 3); VIC Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English. VIC Assumed knowledge: Mathematical Methods Units 3 and 4 for study in Mathematics; QLD Prerequisites: English (4, SA).

Structure:

240 credit points.

Subjects you can Study:

Business studies; Communication; Community services; Computing; Digital journalism; Drama; Economics; Education studies; Geography; Graphic design; Healthy development; History; Literature; Mathematics; Media; Music; Philosophy; Politics and international relations; Psychology; Sociology; Study of Religions; Technology; Theological studies; Visual arts; Youth work

Study Pathways:

Bachelor of Arts graduates are well-placed to continue their studies in Arts Honours programs or in a range of postgraduate disciplines through their demonstrable research, analytical and communication skills gained from this undergraduate program.

Further information:

Graduates of the Bachelor of Arts program will be recognised by their skills to think systematically and critically; gather and evaluate evidence from many and diverse sources; communicate clearly; and apply ethical principles to decision making for a variety of professions and industries. Possible employment options for graduates are diverse and can depend on the choice of majors or specialisations.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00004G

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo) No info Yes Part time 6 years
Melbourne (St Patrick's) 58.5 No Part time 6 years
Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo) No info Yes Full time 3 years
Melbourne (St Patrick's) 58.5 No Full time 3 years
Strathfield (Mount Saint Mary) 58.5 No Part time 6 years
Strathfield (Mount Saint Mary) 58.5 No Full time 3 years
Australian Catholic University (ACU) commenced operation on 1 January 1991. The University has seven campuses in Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, and Sydney (2 campuses) and teaches courses throughout Australia and overseas. The University was formed by the amalgamation of four Catholic institutions of higher education in eastern Australia, and is incorporated as a company limited by guarantee (Australian Catholic University Ltd).

ACU is a public university open to all, a Table A listed higher education provider under the Higher Education Support Act 2003, and a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, and the International Federation of Catholic Universities. The University is a member of Universities Australia (formerly the Australian Vice-Chancellors' Committee).

The three foundation Faculties are Arts and Sciences, Education, and Health Sciences. The Faculty of Theology and Philosophy commenced operation on 1 January 2009 and the Faculty of Business commenced operation on 1 January 2010.

ACU graduates are high achievers and enjoy one of the best rates of employment in Australia. ACU students undertake work experience throughout their studies, with many students finding jobs using their professional skills even before they have graduated.

ACU's small friendly campuses, small class sizes (student to teacher ratio of 18.5:1), easy access to teaching staff and outstanding student support services allows students to achieve their full potential.

Provider CRICOS: 00004G

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