Bachelor of Arts (Professional)

Swinburne University of Technology

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00111D

In Swinburne’s Bachelor of Arts (Professional) apply your knowledge and analytical thinking directly into your desired career with a mandatory 12-month paid work placement.

Structure

Core studies 4 units (50 credit points)Major 8 units (100 credit points)Placement4 units (100 credit points)Other studies10 units (125 credit points)

Subjects

  • Advertising
  • Chinese
  • Cinema and screen studies
  • Creative writing and literature
  • Criminology
  • Digital advertising technology
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Games and interactivity
  • Global Studies
  • History
  • Indigenous studies
  • Japanese
  • Journalism
  • Media industries
  • Philosophy
  • Politics and international relations
  • Professional writing and editing
  • Social media
  • Sociology.

Standard entry requirements

Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate Year 12 qualification.

Recognition

Graduates of the Digital Advertising Technology major will be eligible for membership of the Australasian Interactive Media Industry Association (AIMIA). Graduates of the Journalism major will be eligible to apply for membership of the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA).

Study pathways

Pathways allow students to progress from one qualification to another where the first course is recognised as an entry requirement and/or provides advanced standing to the second. Credit is granted in recognition of previous study and/or experience and allows students to gain advanced standing towards their course. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Higher Education Hawthorn International: $117,320
  • ATAR: 80
No
  • Full-time : 4 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Higher Education Hawthorn.

Fees are estimates only: The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. These fees apply for units studied in 2021 only and may change for units studied in future years. If part-time study is permitted, annual fees will be proportionally lower based on the number of units taken per semester. Students who participate in a six or 12-month professional placement will be subject to an increase in total course fees.

Further information

This degree includes a mandatory 12-month professional placement. This placement provides invaluable full-time, paid work experience. Students will earn credit towards their degree and confidence in knowing that they have what it takes to land a job in their field by graduation. Students can participate in other Work Integrated Learning opportunities - choose from professional internships, industry-linked projects, industry study tours and accreditation placements. Note: Some Work Integrated Learning opportunities are not available to international students due to visa restrictions.

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