Western Sydney University
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3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
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Turn your creative thinking skills into real-world solutions for the problems of our times with this industry-ready Bachelor of Arts course from Western Sydney University.
A broad-based course designed for students seeking to take the first step in a rewarding career, this undergraduate degree offers the foundation skills, knowledge, experience and insights required to thrive in a wide variety of professions. If you're interested in writing, research, thinking and problem-solving, and want your skills in communication and analysis to contribute to a better world, this degree is for you.
With 27 major options available, this flexible course can be tailored to what you want to study. From international relations to Islamic studies, economics to English, and criminology to cultural studies, the arts degree you design in this course will cover your interests and build on your skills. Internships, study tours and project-based assignments will help you step outside the classroom and engage with the world.
If you're a deep-thinking problem-solver ready to take on the world's challenges, this course can help take your first career step.
Study With Western Sydney University
In this arts and humanities course, the subjects you may study include:
Engaged Learning Pool units:
Specialisations may include:
When you join Western Sydney University you’re also joining an engaged online community of fellow students and academics, who are committed to helping you succeed during your studies.
Whether you're studying on-campus or online, students will have access to student advisors, specially trained online learning advisors, access to online assignment assistance to ensure your work is always on the right track, student welfare services including professional counselling, plus stay in touch with other students via WSU’s specially-built digital portal.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Bachelor of Arts from Western Sydney University. This nationally recognised qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to seek work in a wide variety of sectors in the arts and humanities fields.
With this qualification, you'll have the opportunity to challenge traditional ways of thinking, and invent creative new solutions for some of the world's most challenging problems. You'll have the chance to seek employment across a broad range of roles, including in research, communications, policy development and education, and work for businesses and organisations across industries including media, retail, technology, education, hospitality, art and more.
If you're a creative thinker with big ideas in your head, this course will help you turn them into a reality.
Wondering where a career in arts and humanities could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Western Sydney University offers flexible payment options for students.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees. Alternatively, you can pay your degree fees upfront.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $45,881 (2019-20 income year).
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