Course Description

The Bachelor of Arts enables students to pursue their passion and career goals simultaneously with a choice of focused majors.

Students will engage in in-depth inquiry and creative responses to make a positive impact in society. There is an opportunity to explore cross-disciplinary studies to enhance skills and interests, in areas that cover historical, critical, political, theoretical and creative practices which underpin our global cultures and industries. This multi-skilled approach is essential in contextualising and applying knowledge and experience in a range of career possibilities. Arts graduates are highly employable because they have strong critical and analytical skills and are adaptable in the workplace. Arts graduates can think critically and apply creative thinking to a wide range of scenarios and employment opportunities.

Duration

3 years full time, 6 years part-time

Starting dates

February, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Creative Arts undergraduate courses at Edith Cowan University (ECU) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 80.4% (national average 72.0%)
Improved skills: 82.2% (national average 77.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 85.2% (national average 75.3%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Edith Cowan University (ECU). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Creative Arts undergraduate courses at Edith Cowan University (ECU) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 46.2% (national average 52.1%)
Studying full time: 24.2% (national average 25.5%)
Median full time salary: $50,000 (national average $47,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 100518
Edith Cowan University (ECU) Code: W33

Entry Requirements

Academic Admission requirements (Band 3)

All applicants must meet the academic admission requirements for this course. The indicative or guaranteed ATAR is as published (where applicable) or academic admission requirements may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

  • AQF Cert IV;
  • Successfully completed 0.25 EFTSL of study at bachelor level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent);
  • Special Tertiary Admissions Test;*
  • University Preparation Course;*
  • Indigenous University Orientation Course;*
  • Aboriginal Student Intake Test; or*
  • Experience Based Entry Scheme.*

* Further information can be found on the Study course entry page.

For international students, requirements include your secondary school results.

English Language requirements (Band 3)

English competency requirements may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

  • Year 12 English ATAR/English Literature ATAR grade C or better or equivalent;
  • Special Tertiary Admissions Test;*
  • IELTS Overall band minimum score of 6.0 (no individual band less than 6.0);
  • Successfully completed 1.0 EFTSL of study at bachelor level or higher in the UK, Ireland, USA, NZ or Canada;
  • University Preparation Course;
  • Indigenous University Orientation Course;*
  • Aboriginal Student Intake Test;*
  • AQF Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree;
  • Successfully completed 0.375 EFTSL of study at bachelor level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent); or
  • Other tests, courses or programs defined on the English Proficiency Bands page.

* Further information can be found on the Study course entry page.

Guaranteed entry ATAR: 70

 

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