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What will I learn?

One degree. Endless opportunities. Discover your passion while equipping yourself with the skills to succeed in the changing, global workplace.

The future of work is unknown, with people and enterprise skills in increasing demand across all industries. UQ’s Bachelor of Arts graduates are ideally placed to thrive and adapt to this changing environment.

The Bachelor of Arts provides you with creative and critical thinking skills that help you build a portfolio of skills and capabilities that can be transferred across industries.

With one of the most comprehensive course offerings in Australia, you have the opportunity to explore the subjects you love by choosing from more than 40 study areas across the humanities, social sciences and languages.

You can even combine your Bachelor of Arts with 15 other undergraduate degrees including Law, Engineering, Science or Business, and complete two degrees in a shorter time.

You'll have access to a range of internships, work experience opportunities and field work tailored to your career aspirations. These will allow you to develop professional skills, build powerful networks, and learn how to thrive in the future workplace.

Professional Writing and Communication

Gain the professional communication skills necessary for a contemporary workplace.

Study includes multimedia storytelling and production, media design, public relations writing, editing and publishing practices.

This major will prepare you for careers that require clear writing and creative communication in print or digital modes.

Career outcomes

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Depending on which major you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Communication and engagement officer
  • Cultural support liaison
  • Employment consultant
  • Education administration officer
  • Local history technician
  • History teacher
  • Academic researcher
  • Arts and cultural facilitator

Which department am I in?

Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Education

CRICOS

001942A

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$34,960.00 (19,22,992) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

25 July 2022, 20 February 2023

Venue

The University of Queensland

St Lucia Campus,

THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND,

Queensland,

4072, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To be offered a place in an undergraduate program, you need to have successfully completed Queensland Year 12, or a qualification equivalent to Queensland Year 12, with the required minimum entry score for the program you're interested in studying. English Language Scores: IELTS: Overall Band Score of 6.5 AND a minimum score of 6 in each sub-band of Writing, Reading, Speaking and Listening; TOEFL (Internet-Based-iBT): Overall score 87 with a Writing score of 21 and Reading, Speaking and Listening scores of 19; TOEFL (Paper-based): Overall score of 570 and a minimum score of 5.0 in the Test of Written English (TWE) and 54 in Listening and Reading; PTE: Overall score of 64 with 60 in each communicative skills section; CAE/CPE: Overall Cambridge English Scale (CES) score of 176 with a minimum score of 169 in each skill; BE: A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all four macro skills. 

For international students

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C).

English language requirements

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ

TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19.

TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5.

Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands.

BE - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.

CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands.

OET is not accepted.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by this university

The University of Queensland offers below pathways courses for this subject
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  • Most ARC fellowships and awards in Australia
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  • Varied scholarship and grant opportunities

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