OR VET qualification
Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
If you receive an OP 1-6 or equivalent and meet subject prerequisites, you are guaranteed a place in this program.
With a variety of exciting majors to choose from and the freedom to combine any two, Griffith University's Bachelor of Arts gives you the power to create your own unique skill set and prepare for the careers of the future.
Whether you are looking for a career in management, leadership, journalism, public relations, policymaking, research and analysis, writing and communications or research, this degree will help you achieve your goals.
You have the option to develop specialist expertise in contemporary fields like security studies, Islam-West relations or politics and international studies, or pursue a professional path by studying journalism, public relations or creative writing. You can also study more traditional fields including sociology, history or literary studies.
The Griffith Bachelor of Arts is an innovative program that offers a combination of traditional and emerging study areas relevant to an ever-changing global environment.
You will gain the understanding, insight and skills to find and communicate creative solutions to contemporary challenges. You will also develop advanced writing and presentation skills, as well as research and project management skills. Plus, as a graduate, you will be equipped with in-depth knowledge about states, societies and cultures, past and present.
In your final year, you will have the opportunity to complete an internship or work-based project, which will ensure that you graduate with the practical skills employers want.
You can choose any two of the following majors:
* Offered via cross-institutional study with University of Queensland.
# Offered online via cross-institutional study with Flinders University, South Australia.
The Bachelor of Arts may be undertaken full-time or part-time at either the Nathan or Gold Coast campus. A full-time student will generally attend 12 hours of scheduled classes per week throughout the trimester. Classes are generally scheduled during the day but some are offered during the evening between Monday and Friday.
To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.
Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.
Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.
Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.
As a graduate of our Bachelor of Arts, you will have flexible, broad-based skills in writing, analysis and synthesis of information, research and policymaking. With these transferable skills, you will be able to shift easily from one occupation or industry to another.
You will be equipped for an exciting career as a creative and professional writer prepared for work in advertising, communications, marketing, editing or publishing.
You will be equipped for work in advocacy, law enforcement, policymaking, or as a liaison officer.
You will be equipped for a career in community arts and cultural development, applied theatre, arts and health sector, and drama education as well as offering transferable skills in relation to your other major study.
You will be equipped for a career as a social historian, museum curator, record keeper, project manager, or researcher.
You will be equipped for work in advocacy, advising, community liaison, policymaking, or research.
You will be equipped for work as an adviser or analyst, or for a role in community liaison, consultancy, policymaking, or research.
You will be trained for work in media industries with capabilities in video and radio production, news and current affairs reporting and media campaigns.
Language in Society
You will be prepared for a career in English/ESL teaching, publishing, journalism, sales and marketing, media, advertising and public relations, and organisational communication.
You will be prepared for a career in education and teaching, translation and interpreting, tourism and hospitality, publishing and journalism, sales and marketing, advertising and public relations, international business, law, commerce, and the arts.
You will be prepared for a career in communications, marketing, editing or publishing.
Politics and International Studies
You will be equipped to work as an analyst, consultant, policymaker, or in diplomacy or research.
You will be prepared for a career in communications, media liaison or public relations.
You will gain widely applicable skills in analysis and communication with expert knowledge to complement screen industries training and capabilities to work as a critic, reviewer, or researcher.
You will be equipped for work as a policy adviser or analyst, agency administrator, or community liaison leader, with abilities to become a consultant, advocate or academic.
You will gain capabilities to work in policy planning, advocacy, social research, community or urban development and human services.
Students who graduate with an appropriate GPA may undertake an additional year of study in the Honours program which may qualify the student for further postgraduate studies. Graduates may also be eligible to apply for entry to a graduate teacher preparation degree which may lead to further career opportunities in education and teaching.
These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:
|Year of study||Fee category/Band||Fee per CP||Tuition fee 80cp|
|2020||Fee Band 28.5||$356.25||$28,500.00|
|2019||Fee Band 27.5||$343.75||$27,500.00|
Eligible undergraduate fee-paying students may defer their tuition fees by taking out a FEE-HELP loan which is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Payment of the loan is via the taxation system when income reaches a specified level.