Course Description

With a variety of exciting majors to choose from and the freedom to combine any two, Griffith University's Bachelor of Arts gives you the power to create your own unique skill set and prepare for the careers of the future.
Whether you are looking for a career in management, leadership, journalism, public relations, policymaking, research and analysis, writing and communications or research, this degree will help you achieve your goals.
You have the option to develop specialist expertise in contemporary fields like security studies, Islam-West relations or politics and international studies, or pursue a professional path by studying journalism, public relations or creative writing. You can also study more traditional fields including sociology, history or literary studies.
The Griffith Bachelor of Arts is an innovative program that offers a combination of traditional and emerging study areas relevant to an ever-changing global environment.
You will gain the understanding, insight and skills to find and communicate creative solutions to contemporary challenges. You will also develop advanced writing and presentation skills, as well as research and project management skills. Plus, as a graduate, you will be equipped with in-depth knowledge about states, societies and cultures, past and present.
In your final year, you will have the opportunity to complete an internship or work-based project, which will ensure that you graduate with the practical skills employers want.
Majors
You can choose any two of the following majors:

Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Drama
History
Indigenous Studies
Islam-West Relations
Journalism
Language in Society (offered at Nathan only)
Languages (including Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Modern Greek* and Spanish)
Literary Studies
Politics and International Studies
Public Relations
Screen Studies
Security Studies
Sociology

* Offered online via cross-institutional study with Flinders University, South Australia.

Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $6,444 total course cost.

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Creative Arts undergraduate courses at Griffith University rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 72.9% (national average 72.0%)
Improved skills: 78.5% (national average 77.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 78.3% (national average 75.3%)

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

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Creative Arts undergraduate courses at Griffith University had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 52.1% (national average 52.1%)
Studying full time: 27.8% (national average 25.5%)
Median full time salary: $45,000 (national average $47,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Griffith University Code: 1016

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