Bachelor of Arts

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





3 years full-time
6 years part-time

Credit points


Indicative fee

Admission requirements

  • Any 2 OUA undergraduate units with 4.0 GPA


Commencing in

OUA - Study periods 1, 2, 3 and 4

Why choose this program?

The Bachelor of Arts (via Open Universities Australia) broadens access to the University and encourages students to undertake study towards a Griffith degree by maximising the advantages of alternative forms of program delivery.

The degree produces graduates with a broad background in general studies. The tertiary, higher education and business sectors increasingly need graduates trained in a range of humanities, social sciences and professional courses. The degree addresses this need by providing a structured degree that requires students to undertake a program of study across a broad range of offerings.

This degree offers you the opportunity to specialise in:

  • Art History
  • Asia and the Pacific Region
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice
  • History and Cultural Heritage
  • Journalism
  • Literature
  • Media Studies
  • Public Relations
  • Screen Culture
  • Sociology

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Attendance information

This Bachelor of Arts degree program is offered full-time and part-time through Open Universities Australia.

As an Open Universities Australia student, you are not required to study on-campus. You may complete this degree entirely off-campus through Open Universities Australia. To be classed as a full-time student, you must enrol in at least two units per study period.

If you commenced your studies from 2016, you will have up to 8 years to complete your program. If you commenced your studies prior to 2016, you will have up to 10 years to complete your program.

My career opportunities

This program develops student skills as they progress through each level of the degree. Students will build advanced skills in reading, analysis, interpretation and debate. These skills are essential for careers in the media, education, public administration and business.

Additional fee information

Commonwealth supported students
  • The fee is indicative of an annual full-time load (80 credit points) in a program categorized to one of the Australian Government's three broad discipline areas (student contribution bands). A student's actual annual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of majors and electives. The Australian Government sets student contribution amounts on an annual basis.
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Fee-paying undergraduate (domestic) students