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.
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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. [+]
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. [+]
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. [+]
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. [+]
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. [+]
With immense global urbanisation, never before has interior design offered so many opportunities to change the way people live. [+]
Are you creative and adventurous with a special interest in architecture? Our course encourages you to explore the world of design within the setting of Australia's national capital – an internationally recognised model design city. [+]
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. [+]
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. [+]
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. [+]
In this course, you will learn about all the major fields in psychology, at introductory and more advanced levels. Areas include human development through the lifespan; biological, social, and cultural influences on the individual person; perception, emotion, learning, cognition, language, neuroscience; personality and individual differences; abilities and disabilities; psychological health and wellbeing, and psychological disorders. [+]
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)
Locations: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... [-]
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... [-]
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.... [-]
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. ... [-]