The Bachelor of Arts provides you with a varied and multidisciplinary education, as well as the opportunity to gain knowledge in a range of humanities and social sciences disciplines.
You will experience a variety of perspectives, methodologies and learning styles and explore disciplines that study the way humans recognise, record and debate human practices, meanings and values. This will aid you in developing a contemporary understanding of both the human condition and how society operates.
You will benefit from the course’s flexible structure and can tailor your own program by choosing from a variety of majors and minors. These include Creative and Professional Writing,English and Cultural Studies,Geography and Environmental Studies,History,Liberal Arts and Social Enquiry . You may also undertake a professional major in Business, Digital Media,Journalism, Language or Psychology.
You may, upon completion of eight units (48 credit points), exit the course early with a Diploma of Arts.
On completion of the course, you will be ready for a career in a multitude of fields, ranging from communications to nature and heritage conservation.
WHY STUDY AT CQUNIVERSITY
Our Humanities and Professional Communication courses aim to provide you with a multidisciplinary education that will give you the opportunity to gain knowledge in a range of disciplines.
Wide choice of study areas
Our range of arts courses will provide you with the opportunity experience a variety of perspectives, methodologies and learning styles. You will explore disciplines that study the way humans recognise, record and debate human practices, meanings and values.
You will have the opportunity to gain crucial lifelong learning and transferable generic skills, such as critical thinking and problem solving. You will be able to apply these skills to a range of employment opportunities and life situations.
The flexible structure of CQUniversity’s humanities courses encourages you to tailor your course by combining a selection of majors and minors.
Completion of the Bachelor of Arts will prepare you to pursue employment opportunities in fields such as:
- arts administration
- book editing
- copy writing
- desktop publishing
- environmental planning and management
- government administration and planning
- nature and heritage conservation
- political research
Depending on your chosen area of study there may be a number of professional associations that you may be eligible to apply for, including:
The Human Resource Management major is accredited by the Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI). Graduates will be eligible for membership of AHRI upon successful completion of their course.
Marketing graduates may be eligible for membership of the Australian Marketing Institute and the Australian Market and Social Research Society.
Management graduates may be eligible for membership of the Australian Institute of Management.
Entry Requirement: Year 12 equivalent
Intakes: March, July
Course Duration: 3 years