Advanced Arts

Study mode:Online Languages: English
Local:$ 12.6 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 12.6 k / Year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:777 Duration:36 months You need IELTS certificate


The degree equips students with creative, critical and analytical skills ideal for lifelong learning. The degree offers flexibility in career options and can provide a solid foundation for further studies. This is a flexible degree in which you can incorporate multiple subjects. Graduating students have the subject(s) of their specialisation within the degree appear on their testamur (eg Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) or Bachelor of Arts (Theatre and Performance).

Career Opportunities

A Bachelor of Arts is, in many ways, the most valuable degree of all. This is because Arts graduates are not as restricted in what they can undertake relative to those with highly specialised degrees. Examples of career paths include management, public relations, foreign affairs, education, business, human resources, research, psychology and archaeology. The employability of Arts graduates is a reflection of the skills they acquire during their study and this is becoming widely acknowledged.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline You are advised to apply as early as possible Tuition fee
  • EUR 12550 Year (National)
  • EUR 12550 Year (International)
Start date February,June,October 2015 Credits 144
Duration full-time 36 months Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode Online Educational variant Part-time, Full-time Intensity Flexible Attendance No Attendance Teacher support Continuous support with feedback on request

Course Content

Course Aims

The Bachelor of Arts provides students with a broad range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary studies from across the University, with a strong focus on aspects of human culture and achievement. Majors for the Bachelor of Arts can be found at the following web address: and follow the appropriate links. The Bachelor of Arts can also be undertaken in conjunction with a range of other degrees in the University.

The course aims to provide students with:

  • · a sound basis of knowledge in their chosen areas of study
  • · the ability to apply the knowledge they have acquired
  • · the ability to communicate effectively in a range of ways
  • · the ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • · the skills to connect across geographical, disciplinary, social and cultural boundaries
  • · an understanding of the value of ethical behaviour.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • demonstrate depth and breadth of knowledge in one or more areas of study;
  • demonstrate familiarity with theories, factual content and research procedures in their major and other fields of study;
  • analyse, critically evaluate and communicate ideas and solve problems in their major and other fields of study;
  • understand the processes through which current knowledge has been developed in their major and other fields of study;
  • understand the relationships and connections between different fields of study; and
  • exhibit an appreciation of ethical values and cultural diversity.
  • Graduate Attributes

    Knowledge of a Discipline

    Graduates will possess a body of knowledge relevant to their fields of study and a firm grasp of the principles, practices and boundaries of their discipline. This knowledge will be taught in lectures, unit materials and online activities and will be assessed throughout the degree through a range of different activities.

    Communication Skills

    Graduates will possess a high standard of oral, visual and written communication skills relevant to their fields of study, including, where applicable, the possession of these skills in languages other than English. These skills will be taught and practised in lectures, tutorials and online activities. Students will recognise the importance of continuing to develop their oral, visual and written communication skills, and be able to use appropriate communication technologies.

    Global Perspectives

    Graduates will be taught how the disciplines in their major and other fields of study have developed both nationally and internationally over time. Students will be assessed on their capacity to understand the implications of international events for their areas of study.

    Information Literacy

    Graduates will be taught how to recognise relevant information and to use appropriate media, tools and methodologies to locate, access and use information. Through assessment tasks, they will learn how to critically evaluate the sources, values and validity of information, and to use information in critical and creative thinking.

    Life-Long Learning

    The development of intellectual capacity and critical thinking skills will be taught in lectures, unit materials and online activities. Through the completion of assessment tasks, students will develop the necessary lifelong skills to be able to research, write about and discuss a range of issues. These skills are transferable and essential lifelong skills.

    Problem Solving

    Graduates will be taught how to locate, evaluate and apply information from a variety of sources throughout their degree. Students will be assessed on their ability to understand assignment tasks and to integrate relevant theory and literature into their own analysis.

    Social Responsibility

    Graduates will be taught to understand and practise the highest standards of ethical behaviour associated with their discipline or profession. They will understand and be open-minded about social, cultural and linguistic diversity in Australia and the world, and appreciate their ethical responsibilities towards colleagues, research subjects, the wider community and the environment.

    Team Work

    The development of collaboration and group participation skills will be developed through on-campus and online interactive teaching. Graduates will learn the importance of participating in discussions in a professional, respectful and ethical manner.

    English Language Requirements

    IELTS band : 6 TOEFL iBT® test : 79

    To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

    take an IELTS test. More About IELTS


    For direct admission into undergraduate courses offered by the University of New England, international applicants must have completed an educational qualification considered to be at least equivalent to completion of Year 12 in Australia.

    A candidate shall be qualified for admission (see Admission Rule Undergraduate Policy).

    Assumed knowledge is any two units of English.

    Work Experience

    No work experience is required.

    Related Scholarships*

    • Academic Excellence Scholarship

      "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

    • Alumni Study Travel Fund

      Scholarships for students who are already attending the University of Reading.

    • Amsterdam Merit Scholarships

      The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

    * The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than University of New England.


    The University offers a number of faculty/college and country scholarships available to Australian citizens and permanent residents.

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