Course details

CRICOS course code: 022806B

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Become a creative, critical thinker

Follow your interests and build your own career with a flexible Bachelor of Arts. Choose from a wide range of specializations, including literature, history, politics and international studies, sociology, and more.

As an Arts graduate, you’ll enter the global marketplace of ideas with advanced skills in critical and creative thinking.

In this program you will:

  • Explore new ideas and ways of thinking
  • Become a skilled communicator
  • Develop specialist knowledge in subjects that interest you
  • Build advanced critical thinking, research and writing skills

Career opportunities:

(depending on majors selected)

  • Researcher
  • Publisher / editor
  • Sociologist
  • Geographer
  • Historian
  • Policy officer
  • Government / development professional
  • Media and communications professional
  • Writer

Journalism

For a major in Journalism, students must successfully complete 8 courses:

  • CMN130 Introduction to Journalism
  • CMN150 Visual Journalism
  • CMN228 Media Publishing: Law & Ethics
  • CMN237 Online Journalism
  • CMN213 Editing for the Communications Professional
  • CMN235 News Writing and Reporting
  • CMN277 Radio Journalism
  • CMN240 Feature Writing
  • CMN277 Broadcast Journalism
  • CMN330 Newsroom

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 24,000 Per Year Read more72,000 for the entire course
Start date: Expected February 2021
Expected July 2021
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

University of the Sunshine Coast

90 Sippy Downs Drive
Sunshine Coast Queensland 4556
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 24,000 Per Year Read more72,000 for the entire course
Start date: Expected February 2021
Expected July 2021
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Moreton Bay campus

90 Sippy Downs Drive
Sunshine Coast Queensland 4556
Australia

Entry criteria

A minimum level of education comparable to successful completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent, with good grades

IELTS (Academic) - Overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each subtest; TOEFL: Internet-based - Overall score of 76 with minimum score of 18 for writing; TOEFL: Paper-based - Overall score of 550 with minimum essay score of 4; Pearson Test of English - Overall score of 50 with no sub score less than 50; CAE/CPE (results after Jan 2015) - Overall score of 169 or above with no less than 162 in each skill; ISLPR (IIAA accredited)- (previously ASLPR) - 3 in all four skill areas; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 2 - Successful completion; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 3 - Successful completion; Global Assessment Certificate (GAC) - Successful completion with a minimum GPA of 2.3.

Address

University of the Sunshine Coast
90 Sippy Downs Drive
Sunshine Coast Queensland 4556
Australia