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Australian Catholic University (ACU)

Nudgee , Queensland ,Australia

Bachelor of Arts

A degree in arts unlocks the door to a wide range of career pathways and opportunities to shape the future. This degree is designed to produce knowledgeable, articulate and innovative graduates recognised for their ability to think systematically and critically, gather and evaluate evidence from many and diverse sources, communicate clearly, and apply ethical principles to decision making for a variety of professions and industries. Our Bachelor of Arts offers a range of subjects, giving you the skills you need either as a basis for employment or as the foundation for further specialised study. You will have the flexibility to study what you’re passionate about.

Students who excel in the Bachelor of Arts degree may be invited to undertake a fourth year of study with the Bachelor or Arts
(Honours).

An accelerated option is available for this course. By studying some units in summer and winter professional terms this course gives you the flexibility to accelerate and complete your degree in 2.5 years.

Study Areas in the Bachelor of Arts

  • Business Studies
  • Communication
  • Computing
  • Creative Writing
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • Education Studies
  • English
  • Geography
  • Graphic Design
  • International Development Studies
  • Healthy Development
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Media
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Study of Religions
  • Theological Studies
  • Visual Arts
  • Youth Work


Inherent Requirements
Inherent requirements ensure the academic integrity of a course is maintained and preserves the university's learning, assessment, and accreditation processes. They must be met by all students.
There are essential components of a course or unit that demonstrate the capabilities, knowledge, and skills to achieve the core learning outcomes of the course or unit.

  • compliance with the policies, procedures and regulations which are applicable to all students at ACU.
  • the mandatory requirements associated with the course of study, eg attendance, completion of assignments.

Campus Information

Melbourne

115 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy Vic 3065 Locked Bag 4115, Fitzroy MDC Fitzroy Vic 3065

Strathfield

25A Barker Road, Strathfield NSW 2135 Locked Bag 2002, Strathfield NSW 2135

Brisbane

Brisbane Campus (McAuley) 1100 Nudgee Road Banyo, Qld 4014

Blacktown

25A Barker Rd, Strathfield NSW 2135, Australia

Intakes

  • Feb
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

Application Processing
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Employment options for graduates are diverse and can depend on the choice of majors or specialisations. Employers may include government and non-government organisations; media and communications; arts and  cultural organisations; higher education; business sector; not-for-profit  organisations. Roles may include historian; social scientist; political analyst.

PSW Opportunity

  • 2 years PSW for Melbourne and Brisbane
  • 3 years PSW for Strathfield

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

For India

CBSE All India Senior School Certificate (AISSC) with a minimum average of 65% in best 4 academic subjects;

Indian School Certificate (ISC) with a minimum average of 65% in best 4 academic subjects; Senior Secondary School Certificate from National  Open Schooling with a minimum average of 65% in best 4 academic subjects;
OR
Higher Secondary Certificate from the State Boards listed below with a minimum average of 65% in best 4 academic subjects;
• Rajasthan
• Andhra Pradesh
• Gujarat, Karnataka
• Kerala
• Tamil Nadu
• West Bengal
• Telangana
Local languages and non-academic subjects are excluded. 

English Language Requirement

  • IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 6.0 in speaking and writing, and 5.5 in listening and reading).