Bachelor of Arts


The Bachelor of Arts course will provide students with a multidisciplinary education that will give them the opportunity to gain knowledge in a range of humanities and social science disciplines. Students will experience a variety of perspectives, methodologies and learning styles and explore disciplines that study the way humans recognise, record and debate human practices, meanings and values. This course offers a range of majors including business, creative and professional writing, digital media, English and cultural studies, geography and environmental studies, history, journalism, language, liberal arts, psychology and social enquiry.

Course Fee:

International: $77,040

Entry Requirements:

QTAC: English (4, SA), UAC: English (Standard, Band 2), VTAC: Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in any English.


24 units (144 credit points).

Subjects you can Study:

Business; Creative and professional writing; Digital media; English and cultural studies; Georgraphy and environmental studies; History; Journalism; Language; Liberal arts; Psychology; Social enquiry.

Study Pathways:

Interim award: Diploma of Arts; Exit award: Diploma of Arts. Students who complete the Bachelor of Arts and achieve a grade point average of 5.5 can apply to study Bachelor of Arts (Honours). Upcon completion of this degree, students may be interested in postgraduate courses including Graduate Certificate in Social Innovation.

Further information:

Not all majors are available at all locations. Students studying the Psychology major by online study will be required to attend compulsory residential schools.


The human resource management major is accredited by the Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI); Marketing graduates may be eligible for membership of the Australian Marketing Institute and the Australian Market and Social Research Society; Management graduates may be eligible for membership of the Australian Institute of Management.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00219C

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Distance Education 51.5 Yes Full time 3 years
Distance Education 51.5 Yes Part time 6 years
CQUniversity Rockhampton North No info Yes Full time 3 years
CQUniversity Rockhampton North No info Yes Part time 6 years
CQUniversity Australia has one of the largest and fastest-growing footprints of any university in Australia. It has quickly become Australia's largest regional university. Already renowned as one of the nation's most inclusive universities, CQUniversity is now also a more comprehensive university following the merger with CQ TAFE in 2014. They have opened the doors wider, making university more accessible and applicable to more people.

Students can choose from more than 300 TAFE and university courses on offer across dozens of disciplines, including Apprenticeships, Trades and Training, Business, Accounting and Law, Creative, Performing and Visual Arts, Education and Humanities, Engineering and Built Environment, Engineering Trades, Health, Information Technology and Digital Media, Psychology, Social Work and Community Services, Science and Environment, Service Industries, Transport and Safety Sciences and Work and English, Study and Work Preparation.

Students can study on-campus at one of the many locations around Australia, or by distance education and benefit from ongoing support and access to dedicated Distance Education Study Centres and hubs located across Australia.

Courses are designed alongside industry and delivered by award-winning and highly experienced teaching professionals using a practical approach, ensuring students graduate with up-to-date, real-world skills.

Provider CRICOS: 00219C

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