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Bachelor of Arts

Course code W33New in 2020

The Bachelor of Arts enables students to pursue their passion and career goals simultaneously with a choice of focused majors.

Students will engage in in depth inquiry and creative responses to make a positive impact in society. There is an opportunity to explore cross-disciplinary studies to enhance skills and interests, in areas that cover historical, critical, political, theoretical and creative practices which underpin our global cultures and industries. This multi-skilled approach is essential in contextualising and applying knowledge and experience in a range of career possibilities. Arts graduates are highly employable because they have strong critical and analytical skills and are adaptable in the workplace. Arts graduates can think critically and apply creative thinking to a wide range of scenarios and employment opportunities.

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Entry requirements

70 Indicative ATAR

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

W33

Fees

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Duration

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

W33

Fees

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Duration

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

This course is not offered on-campus or online to international students.

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Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Mount Lawley

Semester 1: Study part-time at Mount Lawley

Semester 2: Study full-time at Mount Lawley

Semester 2: Study part-time at Mount Lawley

Semester availability

This course is not offered on-campus or online to international students.

Course Structure

Students will be required to complete eight core units (120 credit points):

Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SAH1100Communicating Ideas15
SAH1150Creativity15
Year 1 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SAH1200Media and Culture15
SAH1250Storytelling and Meaning15
Year 2 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SAH2110Identity15
Year 2 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SAH2200Audience Perception and Experience15
Year 3 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SAH3100Personal and Professional Planning15
Year 3 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SAH3200Industry and Community 15

Students are also required to complete an eight unit major (120 credit points) from within the Bachelor of Arts: Creative and Professional Writing, English, Historical and Political Studies, or Visual Arts.

Students are required to complete a further eight units (120 credit points) in the form of an eight unit major, minor(s), and/or elective units. These may be selected from anywhere within the university. Generally, units in this course should be completed in year sequence (e.g. all first-year units should be completed before proceeding to second-year units).

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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Majors you can study in this course

Course notes

Important course notes

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply broad discipline knowledge to a range of theoretical and practical situations in Arts disciplines.
  2. Communicate Arts disciplinary knowledge and ideas clearly, coherently and with independence.
  3. Demonstrate a global outlook with respect for cultural diversity, including Indigenous cultural competence.
  4. Demonstrate autonomy, accountability and judgement for own learning and scholarship.
  5. Think creatively to anticipate challenges and generate solutions/responses.
  6. Think critically to analyse, interpret and conceptualise complex Arts knowledge.
  7. Use digital technologies and Arts related literacies to access, evaluate and synthesise relevant information from multiple sources.
  8. Work collaboratively and demonstrate initiative to implement social, sustainable, and ethical values through appropriate disciplinary methods.

Fees and Scholarships

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Scholarships

ECU has a scholarship program that provides many opportunities each year to students undertaking studies here.

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Career Opportunities

This degree provides students with lifelong transferable skills, equipping them for employment in a wide range of professional industries.

Possible future job titles

Public Servant, Government Adviser, International Consultant, Foreign Affairs Officer, Historian, Social Researcher, Heritage Consultant, Policy Analyst, Writer, Editor

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