Bachelor of Arts
Southern Cross University - Gold Coast

Course outline

This degree focuses on human cultures, values and beliefs that will broaden minds through challenging ideas and fostering transferable skills that are highly valued across all sectors – qualities such as communication, analysis, critical thinking and problem solving. The course develops cultural awareness and a deeper understanding of how to build creative capacities and effective communication. Students have the opportunity to apply those skills to the real world through community engagement as they delve deeper into contemporary social and environmental justice issues. Shared majors from across the university are available in this course. Students can choose to exit the course early with an Associate Degree of Creative Writing, following the successful completion of 16 required units. This course is also available online; contact Southern Cross University. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Arts at Southern Cross University.


Creative writing, cultural studies, digital media, history, politics and international relations, and shared majors across the university.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for Southern Cross University and for this course, refer to the Southern Cross University website.


Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Assumed knowledge


Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Career opportunities

Community relations, journalist, cultural policy, management and administration, publishing, public service, creative and cultural industries, politics, human rights, social justice, and secondary school teacher (with further study).

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds
CSP/$14624 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Gold Coast