Bachelor of Arts

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Dr Amy Clarke
Program coordinator

Dr Amy Clarke

Dr Clare Archer-Lean
Program coordinator

Dr Clare Archer-Lean

Become a creative, critical thinker

Follow your interests and build your own career with a flexible Bachelor of Arts. Choose from a wide range of specialisations, including literature, history, politics and international studies, sociology, and more.

As an Arts graduate, you’ll enter the global marketplace of ideas with advanced skills in critical and creative thinking.

In this program you will:

  • Explore new ideas and ways of thinking
  • Become a skilled communicator
  • Develop specialist knowledge in subjects that interest you
  • Build advanced critical thinking, research and writing skills
Career opportunities:

(depending on majors selected)

  • Researcher
  • Publisher / editor
  • Sociologist
  • Geographer
  • Historian
  • Policy officer
  • Government / development professional
  • Media and communications professional
  • Writer
Membership

Eligibility for memberships depends on areas of specialisation.

Majors/Minors:

Sunshine Coast
Majors: Creative Writing and Publishing; Criminology and Justice; English; Geography; History; International Studies; Japanese In-country (Major); Japanese Studies; Japanese In-country (Extended Major); JournalismPsychology; Screen Media; Sociology; Sustainability - Society; Theatre and Performance
Minors: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health; Behavioural ScienceCounselling Skills; Creative Writing and Publishing; Criminology and Justice; Development Studies; English; Environmental Geography; Geospatial Analysis; Global Environmental Politics; History; Human Geography; Indigenous Studies; International and Human Rights; International Studies; Japanese Studies; Journalism; Music; Town Planning Studies; Screen Media; Social Theory; Sociology; Sustainability; Theatre and Performance

Moreton Bay
Majors: English; Geography; History; Psychology
Minors: Behavioural Science; Creative Writing and Publishing; English; History; Indigenous Studies; Journalism; Screen Media

Please note that not all study components and/or combinations of study components included in this program may be able to be completed in the minimum duration. Please contact the Program Coordinator if you require written confirmation prior to accepting a place in this program.

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The recommended study sequence ONLY represents the CURRENT program structure. Students MUST follow their commencing structure and use this recommended study sequence to guide enrolment.

Program structure

Total units:

Study sequence

How to apply

Am I eligible to apply?
Domestic students 

Apply via Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) — Use the relevant QTAC code specified on Why study this program?

Exceptions

The below applicants can apply online directly to USC:

  • Tertiary Preparation Pathway (TPP) student currently enrolled in, or have had an enrolment in the previous two years
  • USC students who have completed an undergraduate program within the last two years, or are due to complete their program prior to their proposed semester of commencement
  • USC / TAFE Articulation program students
  • USC students who are currently enrolled in one program and want to study another program concurrently
  • Former USC student who has been excluded from study at USC
International students

Apply direct to USC International

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How to enrol

New to USC?

Once you have applied and received your offer of a place from USC, follow the steps to Get Started at USC to respond to your offer, plan your study and enrol in the correct courses (subjects).

Continuing students

Before you enrol it's important to check your commencing program structure and the published recommended study sequence to make sure you study the right courses at the right time and will be ready to graduate from your degree when you plan to.

To better understand your program structure and for instructions on how to review your progress and plan your remaining courses, visit the Managing your progression page.

Visit How do I enrol? for enrolment instructions and key dates.

Need assistance?

View step-by-step instructions to enrol at How do I enrol?

Refer to the Academic Calendar for key dates, including the last day to add, drop or swap a course or class and Census dates.

Search for answers and ask questions about enrolling or contact Student Central.

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