Undergraduate Studies in Australia

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A BA (Bachelor of Arts) is an undergraduate degree that prepares students for a career in their chosen field of study. Depending on the school and program, a BA can usually be earned in three to five years.

A BA, or Bachelor of Arts, is a four-year academic program that is typically offered at the University level. This degree focuses on a student-chosen specialization, and can be earned in about three to four years of full-time study.

 

 

Australia has a subsidized higher education for students pursuing the undergraduate degrees. They also give loan and grants for the post graduate students. Higher learning starts at undergraduate degree level to a doctoral degree offered in any field of study.

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Bachelor of Design Arts: Visual Arts

Academy of Design Australia
Campus Full time 3 years January 2018 Australia Melbourne

If you have creative flair and an artistic leaning, our Visual Arts program allows you to explore and experiment with your expressive nature. Entwined with theory, the program will support you towards realising your creative vision through research, art history, traditional practice methods, and contemporary approaches to art in materials and process. [+]

Undergraduate Studies in Australia 2017. If you have creative flair and an artistic leaning, our Visual Arts program allows you to explore and experiment with your expressive nature. Entwined with theory, the program will support you towards realising your creative vision through research, art history, traditional practice methods, and contemporary approaches to art in materials and process. You will develop foundational skills in life drawing and observational drawing and learn techniques to enable the manifestation of your art production. Advanced knowledge of national and international artists and their practice will provide a framework and context for you to locate your own emerging practice. As an Academy graduate with a major in Visual Arts, you will have wide-ranging professional opportunities – for example, practising as an exhibiting artist, commercial illustration, teaching, or working in gallery and museum collections. COURSE OBJECTIVES Understand approaches to art in materials and process Foundation skills in life and observational drawing Advanced knowledge of national and international artists and their practice Build industry contacts via professional placement and international exchange opportunities Enhance creative skills via a sub-major from either the Filmmaking & Photography stream or one of the other creative disciplines. PROSPECTIVE STUDENT PROFILE Creative students Excellent communication skills Innovative thinker ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA To be considered for admission, applicants are generally required to have successfully completed their VCE or equivalent. Mature-aged applicants who have attained sufficient industry experience will also be considered. CAREER POSSIBILITIES Graduating with a major in Visual Arts offers wide-ranging professional opportunities: for example,... [-]

Bachelor of Design Arts: Fashion & Costume Design

Academy of Design Australia
Campus Full time 3 years January 2018 Australia Melbourne

In our Fashion & Costume Design program you can look forward to a career full of glamour and style. Design principles are central to the course. You will create garments through applied design processes – from idea generation, to mood boards and storyboards that address design briefs and trend forecasts, textile selection and practical garment construction. [+]

In our Fashion & Costume Design program you can look forward to a career full of glamour and style. Design principles are central to the course. You will create garments through applied design processes – from idea generation, to mood boards and storyboards that address design briefs and trend forecasts, textile selection and practical garment construction. You will gain an understanding of commercial manufacturing, logistics and distribution, supported by an insight into the power of marketing and the importance of branding and fashion shows. As an Academy graduate with a major in Fashion & Costume Design you can launch your own fashion label, enter fashion retail or marketing, or design and handle production for boutique or large-scale manufacturers. COURSE OBJECTIVES Understanding and application of design principles. Garment construction through applied design processes, from idea generation to execution. Understand commercial manufacturing, logistics and distribution. Develop an understanding of fashion marketing and the importance of branding. Ability to project manage fashion events. Build industry contacts via professional placement and international exchange opportunities Enhance creative skills via a sub-major from either the Graphic & Digital Design stream or one of the other creative disciplines. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA To be considered for admission, applicants are generally required to have successfully completed their VCE or equivalent. Mature-aged applicants who have attained sufficient industry experience will also be considered. CAREER POSSIBILITIES Graduates can launch their own fashion label, design and handle production for boutique or large-scale manufacturers, enter fashion retail or marketing. PROGRAM LENGTH The Bachelor of... [-]

Bachelor of Design Arts: Interior Design

Academy of Design Australia
Campus Full time 3 years January 2018 Australia Melbourne

With immense global urbanisation, never before has interior design offered so many opportunities to change the way people live. [+]

Undergraduate Studies in Australia 2017. With immense global urbanisation, never before has interior design offered so many opportunities to change the way people live. With a strong focus on space, students discover the history and world of interiors, and how to conceptualise, develop, and produce dynamic and engaging spaces in both a residential and commercial context. The conceptual, theoretical and technical knowledge and skills gained, allows graduates to excel in a career where place and people meet. COURSE OBJECTIVES Understand and appreciate a client’s needs and resulting space requirements Identify and address spatial and function needs for interiors Integrate research and technical specifications into the design process Understand and design for residential and commercial space needs Appreciate and apply key concepts in sustainability Understand style and trend forecasting in the design process. PROSPECTIVE STUDENT PROFILE Creative students with an interest in space, function, and form Excellent communication skills Solutions oriented problem solver ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA To be considered for admission, applicants are generally required to have successfully completed their VCE or equivalent. Mature-aged applicants who have attained sufficient industry experience will also be considered. CAREER POSSIBILITIES Graduating with a major in Interior Design prepares you for a range of different career possibilities both within a residential or commercial context. Opportunities are also available to design spaces with a view to specific industries; for example set design for film, theatre and television. Designing for specific demographics is also possible including creating and modifying spaces to accommodate user needs. Potential also exists for... [-]

Bachelor of Design Arts: Graphic & Digital Design

Academy of Design Australia
Campus Full time 3 years January 2018 Australia Melbourne

Our Graphic & Digital Design program will provide you with a broad range of specialisations, such as print and collateral, brand, packaging, or digital design. Whatever design direction you take, you can create and produce technically refined designs against objectives and outcomes outlined within the briefing procedure. [+]

Our Graphic & Digital Design program will provide you with a broad range of specialisations, such as print and collateral, brand, packaging, or digital design. Whatever design direction you take, you can create and produce technically refined designs against objectives and outcomes outlined within the briefing procedure. Engaging with design studio environments, both simulated and actual, will further enhance your professional creativity and extend your skills. The program will provide you with detailed technical knowledge of leading-edge digital tools allowing you to realise your designs. The Academy’s Graphic & Digital Design program will also advance your visual literacy and cultivate your design aesthetic, leading to dynamic and rewarding career outcomes such as Art Director, Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Multimedia Designer or Storyboard Artist. COURSE OBJECTIVES Adeptness with a broad range of skills, including: print and collateral, brand, packaging, or digital design. Conceive, develop and produce technically refined designs to meet a creative brief. Detailed knowledge of leading edge digital tools. Use the design process to achieve sophisticated design outcomes. Build industry contacts via professional placement and international exchange opportunities. Enhance creative skills via a sub-major from either the Communication Design stream or one of the other creative disciplines. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA To be considered for admission, applicants are generally required to have successfully completed their VCE or equivalent. Mature-aged applicants who have attained sufficient industry experience will also be considered. PROGRAM LENGTH The Bachelor of Design Arts is completed over 3 years or part-time equivalent. The course consists of five credit-bearing units... [-]

Bachelor of Design Arts: Filmmaking & Photography

Academy of Design Australia
Campus Full time 3 years January 2018 Australia Melbourne

If you have a creative eye for detail, our Filmmaking & Photography program will provide a focus for you to explore interests in both still and motion photo imagery. Covering both historical and contemporary photographic and filmmaking methods, the program provides a springboard for you to produce creative and innovative visuals. [+]

Undergraduate Studies in Australia 2017. If you have a creative eye for detail, our Filmmaking & Photography program will provide a focus for you to explore interests in both still and motion photo imagery. Covering both historical and contemporary photographic and filmmaking methods, the program provides a springboard for you to produce creative and innovative visuals. Imagery is developed using the latest digital technologies and workflow processes, allowing you to merge your ideas and skills to complete your concepts with finesse and critical expertise. This knowledge base will give you the flexibility to progress your career, from traditional forms of photo media to newer models, in a variety of employment opportunities, either freelance or within a studio. COURSE OBJECTIVES Understand how imagery is developed using the latest digital technologies and workflow processes Refine raw ideas, develop narrative and understand genre, and recognize and develop creative strengths. Skills in image composition for both photography and filmmaking. Build industry contacts via professional placement and international exchange opportunities Enhance creative skills via a sub-major from either the Graphic & Digital Design stream or one of the other creative disciplines. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA To be considered for admission, applicants are generally required to have successfully completed their VCE or equivalent. Mature-aged applicants who have attained sufficient industry experience will also be considered. PROGRAM LENGTH The Bachelor of Design Arts is completed over 3 years or part-time equivalent. The course consists of five credit-bearing units of study per semester. 15-17 contact hours per week. 16 week... [-]

Bachelor of Design Arts: Communication Design

Academy of Design Australia
Campus Full time 3 years January 2018 Australia Melbourne

Our Communication Design program opens up a world of opportunities. Focussed on creative solutions for clients and their brands, you will develop a deep and strategic understanding of consumer behaviour and the motivations and emotions surrounding a brand’s engagement. You’ll refine planning and craft skills, such as art direction and copywriting, and develop your ability to conceptualise and manage a campaign, from brief to channel delivery. [+]

Our Communication Design program opens up a world of opportunities. Focussed on creative solutions for clients and their brands, you will develop a deep and strategic understanding of consumer behaviour and the motivations and emotions surrounding a brand’s engagement. You’ll refine planning and craft skills, such as art direction and copywriting, and develop your ability to conceptualise and manage a campaign, from brief to channel delivery. Your student experience will be further enriched via agency engagement and industry mentoring. As an Academy graduate with a major in Communication Design you can capitalise on the mobility and global opportunities the advertising industry now offers, and look forward to professional roles such as creative director, branding consultant, finished artist, PR agent, trend analyst or visual merchandiser. COURSE OBJECTIVES Identify and develop creative solutions for clients and their brands. Develop a deep and strategic understanding of consumer behaviour and the motivations and emotion surrounding brand engagement. Expand and refine planning and craft skills, such as art direction and copywriting. Ability to conceptualise and manage a campaign, from brief to channel delivery. Exposure to agency engagement and industry mentoring. Build industry contacts via professional placement and international exchange opportunities Enhance creative skills via a sub-major from either the Graphic & Digital Design stream or one of the other creative disciplines. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA To be considered for admission, applicants are generally required to have successfully completed their VCE or equivalent. Mature-aged applicants who have attained sufficient industry experience will also be considered. PROSPECTIVE STUDENT PROFILE... [-]

Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5/Birth - 12)

Western Sydney University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5 / Birth - 12) provides students with the opportunity to complete an Arts degree with an Arts major, a major in Education Studies and a sub-major in Early Childhood Studies. [+]

Undergraduate Studies in Australia 2017. The Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5 / Birth - 12) provides students with the opportunity to complete an Arts degree with an Arts major, a major in Education Studies and a sub-major in Early Childhood Studies. Graduates of this degree are eligible for direct entry into the Master of Teaching (Birth - 5 Years / Birth - 12 Years) via the Transition to Teaching pathway. Completion of both the Bachelor’s and Master’s courses provides a teaching qualification for early childhood (Birth - 5 Years) or early childhood and primary teaching (Birth - 12 Years). Eligible students will receive advice during their final study session in the Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5 / Birth - 12) regarding how to accept an offer into the Postgraduate course to attain a teaching qualification. Director of Academic Program - Dr Dianne Dickenson Course Advisor(s) with signing rights - Assoc Prof Carol Liston The Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5/Birth - 12) equips you with a foundation in English, contemporary society and Australia and the world. It provides a wide base for understanding issues in complex and diverse cultural, social and educational contexts. By undertaking the Bachelor of Arts pathway, you are required to complete an Education Studies major and an Early Childhood sub-major as part of your Arts degree. After three years, you may choose to graduate with the Bachelor of Arts and work in child and family... [-]

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Primary)

Avondale College of Higher Education
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 4 years March 2018 Australia Cooranbong Wahroonga + 2 more

The Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) (BA/BTch (Primary)) is a highly practical course with hands- on classroom experience from the second year of full-time study. [+]

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) Course Overview The Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) (BA/BTch (Primary)) is a highly practical course with hands- on classroom experience from the second year of full-time study. The degree not only qualifies and prepares graduates to competently teach from Foundation to Year 6, but also to be responsible and ethical leaders to children who need positive role models. During the course, you will engage in five professional experience opportunities. These are undertaken at various schools to enable the application of theory in a practical setting. You may also be able to undertake an overseas professional experience. Course Code 4220 Course Duration Four years full-time (or part-time equivalent) Study Mode On-Campus with distance education available for some units Accreditation The BA/BTch (Primary) is accredited by the Board of Studies, Teaching and Education Standards (BOSTES) and our own self-accrediting process. Endorsement of Avondale’s Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) by the New South Wales Government Institute of Teachers Advisory Panel qualifies graduates for employment as teachers in the NSW State public system. Other Australian state governments have different requirements for teachers to become registered to teach in state schools, but normally registration in one state is considered as meeting the requirements for other states. Careers Primary Teacher, Primary School Administrator, and Primary School Specialist Teacher (Creative Arts, PDHPE, Science, Humanities & Social Sciences, English and Mathematics) [-]

Bachelor of Arts (Communication)

Avondale College of Higher Education
Campus Full time Part time 3 years March 2018 Australia Cooranbong Wahroonga + 2 more

Avondale’s Bachelor of Arts (Ba), major in Communication, provides the opportunity for creative and professionally minded individuals to communicate ideas to audiences using print, digital, media, radio and video. [+]

Undergraduate Studies in Australia 2017. Bachelor of Arts (Communication) Course Overview Avondale’s Bachelor of Arts (Ba), major in Communication, provides the opportunity for creative and professionally minded individuals to communicate ideas to audiences using print, digital, media, radio and video. This course will engage you in a range of media and communication disciplines including journalism, digital media, public relations and creative writing. The BA also provides broad preparation for future employment, as well as a sound basis for those wishing to pursue honours, graduate diplomas and other postgraduate degrees. Course Code 4000 Course Duration Three years full-time (or part-time equivalent) Study Mode On-Campus Accreditation The Bachelor of Arts has been accredited by the NSW Department of Education and Training and is endorsed by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency. Careers Journalist, Public Relations Officer, Magazine Editor, and Events Planner [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies

Murdoch University
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 Australia Perth

This course will give you the critical skills required to understand communications in an ever changing digital global industry. [+]

Speak to the world with Communication and Media Studies Whether it's traditional media (TV, newspaper and radio) or new media (social media, digital TV, digital radio or mobile applications), this course will give you the critical skills required to understand communications in an ever changing digital global industry. Understand how communication and media works You'll be learning from our lecturers who are active scholars, research-leaders and industry experts, and gain both theoretical and real-life insights into the power of communication via traditional and newer forms of media. You'll learn how to understand and analyse media messages and their impact on society and culture. You'll discover how the media industry operates in a world characterised by rapid change, digitalisation and technological innovation. Communication and Media: No limits to future opportunities This major provides students with skills and expertise for work in a contemporary communication and media industry characterised by rapid change, digitalisation and technological innovation. Students are equipped with the knowledge base and skills for analysing and producing both traditional and new media texts, as well as understanding communication and cultural processes in emerging creative industries. The units in this major cover a wide range of critical communication issues and media concepts, students completing this program are also well-placed to embark on a research career in the global media industry or enrol for further studies at Honours and/or postgraduate level. Qualify and apply The qualifications listed below are Murdoch University's standard undergraduate admission requirements for international students. Any of these will... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism

Murdoch University
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 Australia Perth

This course will teach you the practical skills of print and broadcast journalism. [+]

Undergraduate Studies in Australia 2017. Learn from our award‐winning lecturers what it takes to become a world‐class journalist. Get hands‐on experience in print and broadcast news This major will provide you with practical reporting, writing and producing skills in journalism. You will investigate the ethical, legal and cultural contexts of the media. You will graduate with the skills to excell in the the changing media landscape, from photo and video journalism, to behind‐the‐scenes knowledge of operating an online news website. The major also gives you the opportunity to work in an online newsroom.You will learn about the news media industry and the influence of journalism on society, media audiences and public opinion. Turn your passion for communicating into an exciting and versatile career As a Journalism graduate, you can follow a career in the media industry or as a freelance writer or producer. You will graduate with the skills to research and be an effective communicator, all of which are useful in many corporate and public sector settings. Qualify and apply The qualifications listed below are Murdoch University's standard undergraduate admission requirements for international students. Any of these will allow you to gain direct entry into most Murdoch undergraduate degree programs. Eligibility to apply In addition to english proficiency , students should achieve at least one the following in order to be eligible to apply for a course with standard entry requirements: - GCE A-Level/STPM: At least 7 points over the best 2 or 3 subjects at H2 level -... [-]

Bachelor of Arts (BART)

Charles Darwin University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 2018 Australia Northern Territory Sydney Melbourne + 3 more

The Bachelor of Arts provides graduates with the ability to understand and study human society. It develops high levels of written and oral communication skills in the humanities and social sciences, including [+]

Bachelor of Arts (BART)

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Casuarina Campus External Studies

The Bachelor of Arts provides graduates with the ability to understand and study human society. It develops high levels of written and oral communication skills in the humanities and social sciences, including history, Greek, Chinese (Mandarin) and Indonesian studies, political science and sociology. It prepares graduates for research training at Honours and postgraduate level. It is available for external and internal modes of study.

The course includes a common year one, providing an excellent foundation for further study in either our core specialists areas of history or political science (must select one or combination of the two).A second specialist pathway of study is available in languages, creative arts and industries, communications, business administration, psychology, economics, marketing, Indigenous knowledge systems or creative writing. Combinations of these specialist areas of study provide graduates with distinctive qualifications that lead to interesting and rewarding careers. The course builds on the university's unique location in northern Australia, adjacent to southeast Asia. Employment opportunities include federal, state and territory government, land councils, museums, non-government agencies and the corporate sector, particularly where these organisations engage with central and northern Australia and Asia... [-]


B.A. in Business - Marketing Methods

Kendall College
Campus Full time September 2017 Australia Sydney Leura

The new concentration in Marketing Methods extends underlying principles taught in marketing major courses, emphasizing different strategies and tactics necessary to effectively conduct marketing [+]

B.A. in Business - Marketing Methods

The new concentration in Marketing Methods extends underlying principles taught in marketing major courses, emphasizing different strategies and tactics necessary to effectively conduct marketing communications. This innovative concentration allows students to create and execute influential messaging to target markets in a variety of forums.

Marketing Methods Course Sampling

Consumer Behavior – Considers the rational and irrational influences on buy decisions taken by consumers. Explores individual influences of cognition, conditioning, and affect, as well as the more general influences of generation, demographics and environment with respect to their use in advertising, merchandising, promotions and sales.Holistic Brand Management – Requires students to create a services-related brand campaign by establishing and building customer awareness, interest and loyalty; crafting internal and external messaging across and on behalf of the organization; and assembling and proposing various marketing collateral and media campaigns.Public Relations Strategy and Tactics – Focuses on strategies and tactics that involve effectively “pitching” and tailoring stories, publicly sharing financial and other results, gaining publicity for an event, facilitating appropriate communication during times of crisis, working with external publicists  and promoting news through innovative techniques beyond traditional media channels such as social media.Relationship Marketing – Provides students with the opportunity to create an operational culture, structure and process to encourage and facilitate organic and ongoing bonds between customers and company representatives in both business-to-business and business-to-consumer environments.Competitive Intelligence – Students study a particular industry in depth, defining, gathering and analyzing data and information about the state and future... [-]


B.A. in Business - Psychology

Kendall College
Campus Full time September 2017 Australia Sydney Leura

Understanding human behavior is key to success in today's ever-changing and demanding work environments. A Kendall Business degree with a Psychology concentration can help [+]

B.A. in Business - Psychology

Understanding human behavior is key to success in today's ever-changing and demanding work environments. A Kendall Business degree with a Psychology concentration can help graduates prepare for a broad range of career fields including advertising, marketing, sales and human resources - fields that require relational skills to be employment ready. Through their studies and internships, which may include study abroad, students graduate ready to contribute to successful enterprises worldwide.

Psychology Course Sampling:

Theories of Personality - Covers theories of personality including basic theoretical perspectives, personality assessment, patterns of personality that emerge through the interaction between individual with the environment, and current topics.... [-]


B.A. in Business - Foodservice Management

Kendall College
Campus Full time September 2017 Australia Sydney Leura

The Foodservice Management Concentration provides business students with a solid foundation in all areas of foodservice management and food-related industries including operations [+]

B.A. in Business - Foodservice Management

The Foodservice Management Concentration provides business students with a solid foundation in all areas of foodservice management and food-related industries including operations, procurement, production, distribution and service as well as consumer behavior. 

The concentration is focused on preparing graduates to work for network-based, large scale operations such as chain and franchise restaurants and catering companies, as well as large retailing and food delivery entities that package, prepare and/or supply food to establishments such as schools, healthcare facilities and other commercial businesses. ... [-]