Course details

CRICOS course code: 010346B

Level of study: Bachelor's Degrees

Summary

What to expect

Learn from world-class lecturers and experience small, friendly classes and personalised support. Practical work placements ensure you are work-ready when you graduate. Depending on your chosen major, you may also have the opportunity to experience an overseas placement.

This three-year full-time degree is highly flexible and allows you to explore areas of study that focus on your strengths while giving you opportunity to diversify. The course is also available part-time.

You will study a selection of core subjects and your preferred major. Each major provides you with in-depth knowledge in that study area. You can choose either a second major or two minors, which can complement your studies or broaden your area of expertise.

The JCU Bachelor of Arts offers fourteen majors to choose from. Not all majors are available at every campus.

Honours

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree is available for high-achieving students. It consists of extra study and the development of a personal research project and thesis. An Honours degree is usually essential for entry to research higher degrees.

Career Opportunities

JCU Bachelor of Arts graduates have a diverse range of skills with many career choices.

Your career options vary depending on what majors you select. You could work in areas such as arts and design, media and communications, research, conservation, or community.

As a JCU Arts graduate, you could take on roles like anthropologist, archaeologist, journalist, public relations officer, policy advisor, psychologist, criminologist, community development officer, or historian.

Course learning outcomes

On successful completion of the Bachelor of Arts, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a broad and coherent body of knowledge with depth in the underlying principles and concepts of at least one discipline of the Arts, Languages or Social Sciences
  • Integrate knowledge of the diversity of cultures and peoples, their differences and commonalities, especially with respect to Indigenous cultures and peoples
  • Appraise the place and role of Australia and Singapore in the Asia-Pacific region and the tropics worldwide
  • Review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise information, claims, and evidence
  • Apply critical thinking, independent judgement, intercultural sensitivity, and national, regional and global perspectives, to identify and solve problems in at least one discipline of the Arts, Languages or Social Sciences
  • Present a clear and coherent exposition of knowledge and ideas, through proficiency in written and spoken English language and numeracy, appropriate to their audience and in a range of modes and media
  • Demonstrate capacity for reflection, planning, ethical decision-making and interdisciplinary team work in diverse contexts of community engagement, professional work and/or scholarship
  • Identify and have potential to act and reflect upon opportunities for lifelong learning and career development.

This course is also available to study on JCU Singapore campus (Commencing: March, July, November).

Online study is only available to off-shore students.

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Majors

  • Design and Creative Arts
  • English
  • History
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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,960 Per Year
Start date: 20 February 2023
24 July 2023
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

James Cook University

Douglas campus
1 James Cook Drive Townsville Queensland 4814
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,960 Per Year
Start date: 20 February 2023
24 July 2023
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Cairns City campus

36 Shields Street
Cairns Queensland 4870
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,960 Per Year
Start date: 20 February 2023
24 July 2023
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Smithfield Campus

14-88 McGregor Road
Cairns Queensland 4878
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,960 Per Year
Start date: 20 February 2023
24 July 2023
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Townsville City Campus

City Arcade, 383 Flinders Street
Townsville Queensland 4810
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,960 Per Year
Start date: 20 February 2023
24 July 2023
Duration: 3 years Read more3 years full-time
Study mode: Online study
Address

James Cook University

Douglas campus
1 James Cook Drive Townsville Queensland 4814
Australia

Entry criteria

Students are required to complete academic qualification of Australia grade 12 or equivalent. Entry requirements may vary from country to country.

Course pre-requisites: English (4,SA).

IELTS - 6.0 (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (internet based) - 74 (no component less than 18); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 52 (no component less than 52); C1 Advanced / C2 Proficiency: 169 (no component less than 169).

Address

James Cook University
Douglas campus
1 James Cook Drive Townsville Queensland 4814
Australia