Bachelor of Arts




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
Why study the Bachelor of Arts at UNE?
The degree equips students with creative, critical and analytical skills ideal for lifelong learning. The degree offers a wide choice of career options and can provide a solid foundation for further studies. This is a highly flexible degree in which students can incorporate multiple subjects, yet still attain specialist knowledge in a particular disciplinary area of their choice, or focus on particular disciplines or areas of study. The Bachelor of Arts fosters a global perspective and equips students with core life skills as well as the fundamental generic skills insisted on by employers: critical thinking, research capability, ethical practice, creativity, independence, autonomy, initiative, innovation, effective communication (oral, written and electronic), presentation skills, teamwork and interpersonal skills, management and planning skills, computer literacy, and cultural awareness. These skills are introduced in foundation units and developed in disciplines and/or areas of study. Graduating students have the subject(s) of their major/s or extended major specialisation within the degree appears on their testamur e.g. Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) or Bachelor of Arts (Theatre and Performance).
Chinese, English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Music, Screen and Media Studies, Spanish, Theatre and Performance and Writing.
Course Aims
The Bachelor of Arts provides students with a broad range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary studies from across the University, with a strong focus on aspects of human society, culture and achievement. The Bachelor of Arts can also be undertaken in conjunction with a range of other degrees in the University.
The course aims to provide students with:
(i) a depth and breadth of knowledge in their chosen areas of study;
(ii) the ability to apply the knowledge they have acquired;
(iii) skills in critical analysis, critical thinking and critical enquiry;
(iv) self-reliance, especially in regards to the acquisition of information, the ability to assess evidence, convey complex ideas and answer complex questions;
(v) the ability to communicate effectively in a range of ways;
(vi) the ability to work both independently and collaboratively;
(vii) the diverse skills to connect across geographical, disciplinary, social and cultural boundaries;
(viii) an understanding of the value of ethical behaviour; and
(ix) the essential skills demanded by employers in a global jobs market enabling them to achieve exciting and rewarding career outcomes.
Approved Majors
Ancient History
Australian History
Classical Languages
Human Geography
Indigenous Studies
International History
Islamic Studies
Peace Studies
Physical Geography
Political and International Studies
Screen and Media Studies
Studies in Religion
Theatre and Performance
Career Opportunities
Examples of career paths include management, public relations, public service, education, business, human resources, research and analysis, and creative industries. The employability of Arts graduates is a reflection of the skills they acquire during their study.


Which department am I in? School of Arts

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Other English Language Requirements accepted: : TOEFL (Paper Based Test): TOEFL score of at least 213 in the computer-based test,or a PTE Academic: Minimum overall score of 57 with no skill less than 50 or Completion of English for Academic Purposes (EAP) at UNE ELC.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Students must have completed an educational qualification considered equivalent to Year 12 in Australia.
English Language Requirements:
An IELTS (Academic) overall score of at least 6.0 with no sub-band less than 5.5;
An equivalent TOEFL scores of at least 213 in the computer-based test;
At least 79 in the TOEFL internet-based test with no less than 22 in the written component;
A PTE Academic minimum overall score of 57 with no skill less than 50

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by this university
University of New England (UNE) offers below pathways courses for this subject Advanced Diploma in Arts

Full Time (3 years)

A$23,800.00 (US$ 18,616) per year

5 March 2018, 9 July 2018, 4 March 2019

University of New England (UNE) Armidale Campus, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND, New South Wales, 2351, COUNTRY NSW, Australia

Online/Distance (Variable)

A$23,800.00 (US$ 18,616) per year

5 March 2018, 9 July 2018, 5 November 2018, 4 March 2019

University of New England (UNE) Armidale Campus, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND, New South Wales, 2351, COUNTRY NSW, Australia