Course details

CRICOS course code: 095884F

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

In Swinburne’s Bachelor of Arts (Professional) apply your knowledge and analytical thinking directly into your desired career with a mandatory 12-month paid work placement.

In this arts degree you’ll examine how societies interact and evolve, and how to develop plans of action with a strong focus on building your confidence to make a difference.

With a depth of knowledge and transferable skill set of critical thinking, written and verbal communication, cultural competency, and digital literacy - you’ll be ready for a dynamic career across a range of industries that meets the demands of a tech first workforce.

You’ll benefit from our unique industry partnerships to build your professional network and get to work making your mark on the world (and its future) before you graduate.

Course learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Arts (Professional), graduates will be able to:

  • systematically review and critically evaluate research from a variety of sources to inform their knowledge and conceptual understandings in the humanities and/or social sciences.
  • formulate arguments that are fit for purpose and demonstrate an understanding of the relevant theories and evidence in their areas of disciplinary expertise.
  • critically analyse information to generate creative solutions to solve complex problems in the area of humanities and/or social sciences, and understand the importance of interdisciplinarity for generating solutions.
  • define and integrate theoretical principles and apply these in their disciplinary areas of expertise and in professional settings.
  • apply knowledge and skills with responsibility and accountability for their own learning and practice, individually and in collaboration with others and in professional settings.
  • interpret and communicate ideas, problems and arguments in modes suitable to a range of audiences using a range of media.
  • coherently articulate a line of reasoning demonstrating cultural sensitivity and apply a framework to analyse and offer solutions to ethical dilemmas in local and international and professional contexts.

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Majors

  • Climate and Social Justice
  • Criminology
  • Ethics and Technology
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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
29,330 Per Year 01 Aug 2022 4 years
Self study / online (with attendance)
Swinburne University of Technology
Hawthorn Campus
John Street
Melbourne Victoria 3122
Australia

Entry criteria

Successful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate qualification or International Baccalaureate. Non-Year 12 qualifications, Foundation Year and qualifications undertaken overseas will not be accepted.

English language requirements

Satisfactory completion of one of the following:

  • Swinburne’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP 5 Advanced level) with overall 70%, all skills 65%
  • minimum IELTS overall band of 6.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0
  • Pearson (PTE) minimum score of 58 (no communicative skills less than 50)
  • TOEFL iBT (internet-based) -79 (no less than 13 in reading, 12 in listening, 18 in speaking 21 in writing)
  • C1 Advanced - 176, no band less than 169
  • any other equivalent assessment of English language proficiency.

Address

Swinburne University of Technology
Hawthorn Campus
John Street
Melbourne Victoria 3122
Australia
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