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What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Arts degree gives you the freedom to choose majors and minors according to your passions and interests. By doing so, you will develop a unique set of interdisciplinary skills that will set you up for a highly adaptable future across a range of industries. You'll become a creative thinker and clear communicator with a high level of cultural awareness, capable of guiding businesses and organisations through the complexities of modern life.

Industry and expert connections

Work-integrated learning is hard-wired into this degree and you are encouraged to take advantage of extensive industry-relevant experiences such as internships, study tours and other work-integrated learning opportunities.

Graduate outcomes

You'll be prepared for a career across a diverse range of industries, equipped with skills in research, analysis, communication, leadership and critical thinking. You will be a mobile, informed and engaged global citizen, ready to make a difference within any field that you choose. With its emphasis on critical thinking and information literacy, this degree also lays the groundwork for further study in research.

Other Major(s): Australian Studies; Communication and Journalism; Creative Writing; Criminal Justice; Drama; Gender Studies; History; Indigenous Studies; Islam-West Relations; Languages; Journalism; Language in Society; Literary Studies; Politics and International Studies; Popular Culture; Psychology; Strategic Communication and Public Relations; Screen Studies; Security Studies; Art History and Theory; Sociology.

Which department am I in?

Arts, Education and Law

CRICOS

000609M

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,500.00 (US$ 21,795) per year

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

Start date

8 March 2021, 19 July 2021, 8 November 2021

Venue

Griffith University

Gold Coast Campus,

Parklands Drive,

SOUTHPORT,

Queensland,

4215, GOLD COAST, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,500.00 (US$ 21,795) per year

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

Start date

8 March 2021, 19 July 2021, 8 November 2021

Venue

Nathan Campus

170 Kessels Road,

NATHAN,

Queensland,

4111, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed ACT with minimum composite score of 24 plus completed Diploma with a minimum grade average of 3.00. Equivalent entry qualification: complete SAT with minimum score of 550 in each band plus completed Diploma with a minimum grade average of 3.00. IELTS: minimum score of 6.5, with no subscore less than 6.0 or TOEFL: a minimum score of 575 or Internet-based (IBT) TOEFL: a score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19) or Pearson Test of English (Academic): an overall score of 58 with no score less than 50 or ISLPR: no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR.

For international students

Standard academic entry to our undergraduate degrees requires completion of secondary school comparable to Australian Year 12 or equivalent academic achievement. Students from other countries should have country specific requirements equivalent to Australia.

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0
  • OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL
  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19)
  • OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
  • OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)
  • OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

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

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Fleming College
  • Sarina Russo Institute
  • Open Universities Australia
  • Canadore College
  • College of the Rockies
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About this uni

Griffith University campuses are a thriving network of learning and innovation.

  • Ranks in the top two per cent of universities in the world
  • Several of its subjects are placed among the top 50 worldwide
  • World class research in over 50 disciplines
  • Over 200,000 Griffith alumni are spread over 130 countries