Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 01241G

This is a degree that enables critical thinking, community engagement and creative practices. The course provides the scope to build strong intellectual capabilities through the in-depth study of majors across a range of specialist areas while fostering the development of transferable essential skills in communication, research, interpretation and evaluation. Students can also elect to undertake a professional placement to gain experience in the workplace and to establish professional contacts. They may also exit the program with an Associate Degree of Creative Writing, following successful completion of 16 required units.

Structure

24 units equivalent. Optional professional placement.

Subjects

  • History
  • Creative writing
  • Cultural studies
  • Digital media
  • Politics and international relations
  • Shared majors available.

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12
  • Or TAFE and VET Awards (Certificate III and above)
  • Or Undergraduate and Postgraduate study
  • Or work experience (1 year full-time equivalent)
  • Recommended: any 2 units of English

Study pathways

An Honours year is available for selected students. Students may exit the Bachelor of Arts degree early with an Associate Degree, following successful completion of the 16 required units.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast
  • ATAR: 60
No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Lismore
  • ATAR: 60
Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 3 years

Further information

Depending on the choice of majors, graduates may find employment in community relations, journalism, cultural policy, management and administration, education, publishing, public service, multimedia design, creative and cultural industries, politics, social justice and human rights.

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