Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Global Studies

Australian Catholic University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 074606B

Level of study: Bachelor’s Degrees


The Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Global Studies is for anyone interested in a wide range of contemporary social issues that shape our world, including globalisation, social justice, environmental sustainability, international relations and more.

Following your passions is at the heart of this double degree, and we offer more than 20 arts majors for you to choose from, such as drama, communication, visual arts, sociology, history, politics and international relations, graphic design, psychology, criminology, studies of religion, geography, and English.

To help you develop a global perspective beyond the classroom, this degree includes a study abroad internship, giving you the opportunity to see the world with new eyes. You can also opt to study a Diploma in Languages in either Spanish or Italian alongside your degree to further enhance your employability.

To ensure this degree works with you, we offer flexible delivery, including online, multimode and on-campus attendance.


Career opportunities include:

public sector, both local and international

government service, including diplomatic service, both local and international

the United Nations system and other international organisations

social entrepreneurship and companies with a global outreach

politics and international relations

global health and community development

journalism, including travel journalism

travel and tourism

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
25,568 Per Year
Read moreFees (first year): 25,568
26 Feb 2024 4 years
Full time
Melbourne Campus
115 Victoria Parade
Melbourne Victoria 3065

Entry criteria

The equivalent of Australian Year 12 Certificate

International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Overall score: 6.0; Individual score of: 6.0 in writing and speaking; 5.5 in listening and reading

Pearson Test of English (PTE): 50 with a minimum of 50 in writing and speaking and a minimum of 42 in reading and listening

Test of English as a Foreign Language - Academic (TOEFL): Internet based total of 60: minimum 21 in writing, 18 in speaking, 8 in reading and 7 in listening

ACU English Language Test: C (60-64%)

Cambridge Advanced English (CAE): Overall CAE score: 169; Minimum score of 169 in writing and speaking and 162 in listening and reading.


Australian Catholic University
North Sydney Campus
40 Edward Street
Sydney New South Wales 2060
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