Course details

CRICOS course code: 085611C

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Be a reporter covering natural disasters. Manage the social policy in the public and private sector. Curate exhibits in a museum.

In this degree, you’ll study a wide range of subjects across humanities, media and social sciences. But you’ll also learn the skills you need to succeed in the workplace.

The BA program includes a substantial core study of cultures and contemporary societies, with a focus on developing transferable skills for life and work. You also choose a major in one of:

  • History
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Literature
  • Media and Screen Studies
  • Sociology
  • Writing

Additional majors and minors include:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Community Work
  • Education
  • Visual Arts (Arts Academy - Ballarat and Gippsland)
  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Web Project Development
  • Behavioural Studies
  • Visual Culture (minor only)

This will allow you to explore areas of personal interest in more depth and achieve the disciplinary knowledge required for further study/development in professional areas such as information management, education and communication.

When you graduate you’re not limited to working in specialised areas. You could work across tourism marketing, curating museum collections or youth engagement programs, or in many other fields. You may go on to study education and teach your skills to others.

Pathways

TAFE

Completed Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualifications will be considered for admission.

  • Preference will be given to students whose prior studies include courses in humanities, e.g. professional writing and editing, liberal arts, media and communications, justice studies, marketing and public relations.
  • Credit will be considered based on the TAFE qualification completed and its relevance to the degree.

University

Successful completion of at least one (1) Australian university-level (or equivalent) unit will be considered for admission.

  • Additional units will enhance a student's application. Students are encouraged to consider units that relate to the arts or social sciences.
  • Credit for any other previous studies will only be granted from those completed no more than 10 years prior to admission.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
21,900 Per Year 25 Jul 2022
27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
3 years
Full time
Berwick Campus
72-100 Clyde Road
Melbourne Victoria 3806
Australia
21,900 Per Year 25 Jul 2022
27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
3 years
Full time
Federation University Australia
Mount Helen Campus
University Drive
Ballarat Victoria 3350
Australia
21,900 Per Year 25 Jul 2022
27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
3 years
Full time
Gippsland Campus (Churchill)
Northways Road
Gippsland Victoria 3842
Australia
21,900 Per Year 25 Jul 2022
27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
3 years
Self study / online (without attendance)
Federation University Australia
Mount Helen Campus
University Drive
Ballarat Victoria 3350
Australia

Entry criteria

Successful completion of Australian Year 12, or overseas equivalent

Overall IELTS band score of 6.0, with no band less than 6.0, or equivalent; TOEFL iBT: 60-78 with minimums (Reading 13, Listening 12, Speaking 18, Writing 21); Pearson (PTE): Overall 50 (no band less than 50); Cambridge-CAE: Overall 169 (no band less than 169).

Address

Federation University Australia
Mount Helen Campus
University Drive
Ballarat Victoria 3350
Australia
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