An arts degree is the ideal preparation for today's fast-changing world. You'll develop specific skills for your chosen career, along with research, writing and communication expertise, which are essential in a broad range of work environments.
Turn your passion into your career by selecting units of personal interest.
Bachelor of Arts students from Victoria University complete one or two majors, which will be listed on your qualification.
VU specialises in these areas, with expert lecturers and current course content:
- Communication Studies
- Digital Media
- Literary Studies
- Political Science
- Visual Art
This course offered at Victoria University offers maximum flexibility if you are undecided about career choice. It lets you combine units from different areas to create a base of knowledge that you can to draw on when applying for work in various fields. We have a dedicated Indigenous studies program that will give you knowledge needed for working with Aboriginal communities.
Our Bachelor of Arts is distinctive for its focus on academic disciplines that are engaged with the workplace and community. You'll benefit from our strong network of community and industry partners, and practical and workplace learning.
Opportunities for applied learning include digital media labs, psychology labs, studio spaces (music, TV and radio), exhibitions and public presentations in our community space Metrowest, and publications such as the student-produced Offset magazine.
Careers in arts and humanities
Our BA provides a strong foundation for a range of exciting careers in the humanities, creative arts and social sciences. Your skills in communication, research, critical analysis and teamwork will be highly sought after, and are transferable to almost any workplace. You may choose to do further study, as many professional careers are best served by graduates with a generalist first degree.
You'll be prepared for a wide range of roles in government or the public service, community and non-government organisations, business, education and media.
VU Bachelor of Arts graduates often go on to work in the following areas:
- journalism, writing or strategic communications
- teaching (a popular choice following completion of a Masters of Teaching)
- creative arts administration
- public service and policy work
- community sector
- creative arts
- software development
- corporate management.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Academic Discourse and Experience
- Reason and Revolution
- Knowledge, Inquiry and Research
- Text and Representation
- The Era of Controversy
- Creativity, Communication and the Digital Age
- Aboriginal History and Political Movements
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Communication Sciences Liberal Arts View 140 other Masters in Communication Sciences in Australia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- The minimum criteria for admission varies depending on your education background. If you’re not sure which criteria applies to you, use the help tool on this page or make an enquiry and we can assist.
International25600 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12800 AUD per semester during 36 months.
Living costs for Melbourne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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