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Bachelor of Arts, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Learn to think creatively, analyse effectively, and build the cross-cultural communication skills necessary to work in today’s modern society. Develop your critical judgement to respond to social, cultural, and political issues and build a career with impact.

Career opportunities

Studying a Bachelor of Arts degree from James Cook University provides you with a diverse range of skills with many career choices.

Your career options vary depending on what majors you select. You could work in areas such as arts and design, media and communications, research, conservation, or community.

As a JCU Arts graduate, you could take on roles like anthropologist, archaeologist, journalist, public relations officer, policy advisor, psychologist, criminologist, community development officer, or historian.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Duration description
      • Only for national or online students
  • Credits
    72 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Time, Truth, and the Human Condition
  • Our Space: Networks, Narrative and the Making of Place
  • Australian People: Indigeneity and Multiculturalism 
  • Arts Edge

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    74

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    52

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

    More about PTE Academic

General Requirements

CRICOS code: 010346B

  • Previous and current certificates and academic transcripts
  • Grading Scale used at the institution/s you have undertaken your studies
  • English proficiency test results (if required and available at time of application)
  • Passport to confirm your name and citizenship (if available at time of application)

This programme is taught in different countries. Which country are you interested in?

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30080 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30080 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    6684 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6684 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.

Living costs

  • Singapore, Singapore

    1878 - 3880 SGD/month
    Living Costs
  • Townsville, Australia

    1500 - 2800 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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