Our courses information
Our courses offer the right balance of practical knowledge and academic excellence and a wide range of study options.
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- Study Mode:
- Delivery Mode:
3 years full-time or equivalent part-time
Regional Professional Studies
Regional Professional Studies
- Indicative ATAR (TER):
Bachelor of Arts
This course structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.
The Bachelor of Arts degree is a 360 credit point (24 units) award, structured as follows:
- A core unit set of 90 credit points (6 units) comprising:
- two first year units;
- two second year units; and
- two capstone units in the final year to prepare students for pathways into work, creative practice or further research.
- two first year foundation units of (30 credit points) to prepare students for their major study. These are specified for each major.
2. A Major programme of 120 credit points (8 units) at second and third year level.
3. A supplementary programme of 120 credit points (8 units) comprising:
- An elective programme of 120 credit points (8 units);
- A Minor study of 60 credit points (4 units) plus electives of 60 credit points (4 units) or a second minor of 60 credit points (4 units).
- A second Major from Bachelor of Arts or from elsewhere within or outside the School. This may be from Bachelor of Science at South West campus.
Note: students undertaking two Majors must make a careful plan for study with the Course Coordinator at the commencement of their course.
Whatever plan students choose, normally no more than ten of the units studied should be at first year level.
|CCI1103||Region and Culture||15|
|RPS1100||Communication for the Professions||15|
Students in their first year will also undertake at least two foundation units appropriate to their major and a selection of up to four first year electives. This will vary for students undertaking two majors.
|RPS3110||Applied Research Methods||15|
Students should select at least two of the following units in first year to articulate into their chosen major. The required units are listed with their major.
|CCC1101||Texts and Meanings||15|
|CCI1102||Visual and Graphic Fundamentals||15|
|CMM1101||Reading Media Texts||15|
|WRT1103||Creativity and Writing||15|
|VIS1305||Materials and Methods: Approaches to Studio||15|
Students may choose other elective units from the foundation list above and from the following:
|LAW1100||Legal Framework I||15|
|MKT1600||Marketing Principles & Practices||15|
|RPS1120||Information and Communications Technology for the Professions||15|
|SST1108||Oceans and Atmosphere||15|
|SST2122||Waves, Tides and Beaches||15|
|SWK1102||Philosophy, Knowledge and Ethics||15|
|SWK1106||Psychology for Social Work||15|
|SWK1107||Introduction to Australian Society||15|
|SWK2104||Human Behaviour in the Social Environment||15|
|SWK2114||Community Health and Well-being||15|
|SWK2115||Human Rights and Social Justice||15|
Units from other Faculty programmes or other Faculties within the University may also be used as electives subject to prerequisite requirements.