• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
The Bachelor of Arts from Australian Catholic University is designed to produce tomorrow’s leaders who will think outside the box and thrive in the modern workplace. As you follow your passions, you will receive a world-class education and develop highly-valued skills that are at the heart of the new economy: creative thinking, problem-solving, communication, and critical analysis.
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Overview

Our Bachelor of Arts from Australian Catholic University  encourages you to think big and to take advantage of internships and community engagement placements that provide invaluable professional experiences while you study. You will have opportunities to develop local and international networks and expand your global outlook with our exciting overseas study experiences in locations such as New York, Rome and Nepal.

An honours program is available to students who have excelled during their previous three years of study. You will build your knowledge in your chosen major area of study through a research or creative project.

Career

Our graduates have pursued careers in:

  • government and non-government organisations
  • policy development
  • community development
  • public relations
  • social and cultural research
  • higher education
  • media and communications
  • publishing and journalism
  • humanitarian services
  • creative industries

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      • 3 years full-time or equivalent part-time.
      • 2.5 years full-time in accelerated mode
    Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Studies
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • Education Studies
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Media
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Study of Religions

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

    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.

General Requirements

CRICOS: 001300B

  • Applicants require the equivalent of Australian Year 12 certificate and an IELTS overall score of 6.0. Individual score of 6.0 in writing and speaking, and 5.5 in listening and reading..

You will need to gather certified copies of all the necessary documents for your application. These documents include:

  • academic qualifications (transcripts and completion certificates)
  • passport
  • evidence of English proficiency
  • any other documents which can support your application, such as evidence of work experience, professional registration and reference letters that are relevant to your course

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24104 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24104 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    14496 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14496 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • $14496 CSP
  • In a CSP, the Australian Government subsidises the cost of your course. You’ll pay the remainder, known as the student contribution amount.

Living costs

  • Melbourne, Australia

    1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Sydney, Australia

    1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Brisbane, Australia

    1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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