Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The Bachelor of Arts focuses on human cultures, values and beliefs that will broaden your mind with challenging ideas. This course fosters transferable skills that are highly valued across all sectors – qualities such as communication, analysis, critical thinking and problem solving. At Southern Cross you have the opportunity to apply those skills to the real world through community engagement as you delve into contemporary social and environmental issues. Graduates develop cultural awareness and a deeper understanding of how to build their creative capacities and communication effectiveness. The Bachelor of Arts is a very flexible degree – you can tailor your studies through the choice of a major in History, Creative Writing, Cultural Studies, Digital Media or Politics and International relations or choose a shared major from a wide range of disciplines across the University.
To be eligible to receive the Bachelor of Arts, students must complete the equivalent of 24 units (288 credit points).
- 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
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.
|Campus||Fees||Mid year intake||Attendance|
|Gold Coast||International: $84,000||No|
|Online campus||International: $84,000||No|
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.