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Bachelor of Arts
James Cook University - Townsville

Course outline

Students choose a program of specialised study from a range of study areas to suit individual career aspirations. They can specialise in one area or combine disciplines to prepare for many career paths. Students gain skills in written and verbal communication and the application of modern communication technologies. They learn to find information, critically evaluate and analyse evidence, plan solutions to problems in a variety of ways, and acquire a sound understanding of cultural diversity and ethics. An honours year is available in most areas of study. For most current course information, visit Bachelor of Arts at JCU.

Majors

Townsville: anthropology; archaeology; criminology; design and creative arts (design and innovation focus); English; history; human geography; human services; Indigenous studies; modern languages; multimedia journalism and writing; politics and international relations; psychology studies; sociology. Cairns: anthropology; archaeology; design and creative arts (visual arts and digital imaging focus); English; history; human geography; human services; Indigenous studies; modern languages; politics and international relations; sociology. Online: criminology; English; modern languages; politics and international relations; sociology. Not all language streams are available in Cairns or online. Phone JCU on 1800 246 446 for details of modern languages offered. Students who attend campus for part of the degree may combine online study with on-campus study in other disciplines.

Combined diploma/degrees

Refer to entry for: D Higher Education (Society and Culture)/B Arts.

Admissions Criteria

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

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Additional entry requirements

Applicants must nominate on their QTAC application their preferred major (one or two).

OP/Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of OP/Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

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Highest OP/Rank to receive an offer

Median OP/Rank to receive an offer

Lowest OP/Rank to receive an offer

OP/Rank excluding adjustment factors

5/92

13/72

20/62

OP/Rank including adjustment factors

4/94

12/75

19/63

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of OP/Rank

Admitted where both OP/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and OP/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

<5*

<5*

<5*

15

0

<5*

0

23

Percentage of all students

<5*

<5*

<5*

65.2%

0.0%

<5*

0.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

Depending on specialisation: archaeologist, arts administrator, community worker, environmental consultant, journalist, political adviser, social researcher, writer.

Course Code
311031
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$13400 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Humanities
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Townsville
 
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