Bachelor of Arts - CA10
Study the Bachelor of Arts to equip yourself with a multidisciplinary education in a range of humanities and social sciences disciplines. Discover unlimited choices in exploring your passion and interests.
On Campus, Online
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Jakarta, Medan, Online
The Bachelor of Arts provides you with a varied and multidisciplinary education, as well as the opportunity to gain knowledge in a range of humanities and social sciences disciplines.
You 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 will aid you in developing a contemporary understanding of both the human condition and how society operates.
You will benefit from the flexibility to structure your course to suit your career aspirations and interests with a wide variety of majors and minors to choose from.
|Core Units||4||Major Units||6|
You are required to complete 24 units that consist of four core units, two eight-unit majors and one four-unit minor.
- Creative Writing
- English and Cultural Studies
- History and Politics
- Liberal Arts
- Public Relations
- Theatre Studies
- Visual Arts.
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
- Digital Storytelling
- Discovering Theatre
- Environmental Management
- Essential Geography
- Liberal Arts
- Literary Studies
- Strategic Communication
- Visual Art Practices
- Working with the Media
- World History
- Writing Stories.
For information on the units, you could study as part of this course, visit the Handbook and select the "Course Structure" tab.
CREDIT TRANSFER INFORMATION
If you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.
Within the Bachelor of Arts, there are a range of majors and minors to choose from and endless possibilities when it comes to customising and combining these.
Through your chosen majors and minors, you will gain extensive discipline knowledge along with transferrable skills like problem-solving, critical thinking and communication, ensuring you are prepared for your future career and the modern workforce. The flexibility you have in combining majors and minors, along with a strong focus on career readiness throughout the course will see you truly tailor your studies to your passions and career aspirations.
Our Bachelor of Arts offers you unlimited possibilities and opportunities. You have the flexibility to choose from a variety of majors and minors, designed to build your professional profile and enhance your career opportunities. Aligning your interests to your career…
Telling stories, media, publication relations
The creative writing, media, journalism and public relations options provide you with well-rounded and relevant professional communication skills that are valuable and transferrable to any industry.
Geography and environmental management
The environmental management and geography options prepare you for a wealth of career opportunities in professions such as environmental planning and policy, natural and cultural heritage and town planning.
The visual arts and theatre studies options allow you to develop skills, knowledge and experience in creative arts and combine this with professional practices to ensure you graduate with valuable and transferrable skills for a career in creative arts.
Studying history gives you skills in analysing, contextualising and synthesising information. Combined with other areas of study, these skills open the door to employment opportunities in libraries, museums and galleries.
|Term 2 - 2022||Jakarta|
|Term 2 - 2023||Jakarta|
|Term 3 - 2022||Medan|
|Term 3 - 2023||Medan|
|Term 1 - 2023||Available Online|
|Term 2 - 2022||Available Online|
|Term 2 - 2023||Available Online|
A unique feature of the Creative Writing major is that it provides you with the chance to write a sustained creative writing dissertation of any genre over the course of your final year. This feature makes the Creative Writing major an invaluable pathway for those students interested in the Master of Letters course where, as a prospective student, you could acquire some credit.
|English and Cultural Studies||8|
|History and Politics||8|
If you select units from the English and Cultural Studies major; Geography major; History and Politics major; and/or from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies minor for the Liberal Arts major, then you cannot take the English and Cultural Studies major; Geography major; History and Politics major; nor the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Essential Geography, Literary Studies and World History minors.
|Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies||4|
The Digital Storytelling minor needs to be studied over two successive years.
You cannot enrol in this minor if you are enrolled in the Theatre Studies major.
You cannot enrol in this minor if you are enrolled in the Geography major.
You cannot enrol in this minor if you are enrolled in the English and Cultural Studies major.
You cannot enrol in this minor if you are enrolled in the Public Relations major.
|Visual Art Practices||4|
You cannot enrol in this minor if you are enrolled in the Visual Arts major.
|Working with the Media||4|
You cannot enrol in this minor if you are enrolled in the Journalism major.
You cannot enrol in this minor if you are enrolled in the History and Politics major.
You cannot enrol in this minor if you are enrolled in the Creative Writing major.
|Professional Practice and Experience||BUSN13004||This work-integrated learning will involve a placement in an organisation loosely related to one of the BA discipline majors. For example, a work placement in a museum.|
English (Units 3 & 4, C) or equivalent
English Language Proficiency Requirements
If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.
Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:
- A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or
- An Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) diploma level qualification, or
- Bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime with a minimum overall GPA 4.0
completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency.
If you do not satisfy any of the above, you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:
- An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
- Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or
- An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.
English test results remain valid for no ore than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.
International Students should visit http://www.cqu.edu.au/international for further information.
Each student will be assessed individually.
There are no implications for students in regard to security requirements.
The skills and knowledge that you gain within the Bachelor of Arts are transferrable across a wide range of industries and professions. You will gain life-long skills in creative thinking, critical reading, critical thinking, effective writing and communication skills, developing clear and cogent arguments, research, data analysis, understanding intercultural relationships, social justice, cultural heritage and environmental planning. These skills are regarded highly by those who recruit university graduates for government departments and various large companies and are beneficial to roles across a range of business and industries.
Explore endless career possibilities such as roles within government agencies, administration, publishing houses, environmental planning and management, media, journalism, libraries, museums, galleries, not-for-profit organisations, private companies, teaching, town councils, disability services, community sector organisations, youth worker and universities.
|2022 Indicative Fees|
|International Indicative First Term Fee||$15,270.00|
|International Indicative First Year Fee||$30,480.00|
Please note the following important information:
- Fees are in Australian dollars (A$).
- Fees are indicative only and do not cover additional costs such as textbooks, accommodation, visa applications, OSHC, general living etc.
- Fees are based on a full-time study load and the final fee payable will be determined by your selection of units and if any credit was awarded for recognition of prior learning.
- The University reserves the right to amend fees at any time during the course. Fees are reviewed yearly and may increase in the following year to enable CQUniversity to continue to provide quality services and facilities to students.
- Courses are subject to change at the discretion of the University.
- It is your responsibility to make yourself aware of the entry requirements and prerequisites of the courses you wish to undertake.
- The typical annual fee shown provides an estimate of the tuition fees for the first year of the course in the same academic year. This estimate assumes a full-time study load of 4 units per term (based on two terms).
- Students not on an Australian student visa can only undertake courses online from an overseas location.
- Courses undertaken online may be studied on a full-time or part-time mode.
- International students studying on-campus in Australia may take no more than 33 per cent of their entire course by online education, and this option cannot be taken in its entirety during a compulsory term (Term 1 and Term 2).
Please refer to our international course fees page.
Scholarships are not available for this course.
|Queensland||ROK: 850531; ONL: 850535|
|New South Wales||ONL: 160131|
|Western Australia||ONL: 150131|
If you apply via a Tertiary Admissions Centre (TAC) listed under 'How to Apply', please use the relevant TAC code listed above to complete your application.