Faculty of Education and Arts

Bachelor of Arts

The humanities and social sciences are critically important to Australia.  

They play a key role in guiding national innovation and change, and underpin the development of our society, culture and individual identity. The Bachelor of Arts provides graduates with the knowledge and skills in a major discipline area as well as providing general, portable and lasting skills that can be applied to any career – highly sought after by employers who look for staff with analytic skills and who are critical thinkers.

Career outcomes

This is a versatile qualification and the breadth of this program enables you to keep many career options open. The program prepares you for exciting and varied careers in the public and private sectors and allows you to apply your skills and knowledge to different industries and changing circumstances. Our graduates have gone onto work in the following careers:

  • Research
  • Human resources
  • Publishing
  • Copy-writing
  • Public relations
  • Journalism
  • Administration (tertiary, public or private)
  • Teaching
  • Community welfare