Popular Culture

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 13.2k / Academic year(s) Foreign:$ 15k / Academic year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:268 Duration:3 years

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Learn more about current popular culture and social trends from the past and present with our Bachelor of Arts (Popular Culture). Made up of a range of courses in the areas of creative arts, media studies, journalism, literature and history, this degree will give you a comprehensive sweep across the various elements that make up popular culture today.

Program structure

COMBINATION 1

Courses to be studiedUnits

Core courses4

plus 1 x 12-unit Interdisciplinary Major 12

plus 1 x 8-unit Major 8 

Total24

COMBINATION 2

Courses to be studiedUnits

Core courses4

plus 1 x 12-unit Interdisciplinary Major12

plus 2 x 4-unit Minor8

or 1 x 4-unit Minor plus 4 x Electives

or 8 x Electives

Total24

Course codeCourse name

Core courses:

CMS1000Communication and Scholarship

EDC2200Indigenous Perspectives

HMT1000History of Western Ideas

HMT2000Ethical Issues and Human Rights

Popular Culture Major:Select four from the following:

CMS1010Introduction to Communication Studies

CMS1012Introduction to Media Studies

ENL1000Introduction to Literature

ENL1001Australian Stories

JRN1000Journalism Practice

MEA1004Cinematic Language

plus six from the following:

CMS2017Australian Television

CMS2018Audience and Industry

CMS2019Global Hollywood

ENL2003The Art of Storytelling

JRN2010News Literacy

MUI2006Musical Contexts 2: Western Popular Music

THE2002Community and Political Theatre

VSA2000Perspectives in Contemporary Art

plus two from the following:

CMS3013New Media

ENL3005The Australian Novel 1975-2010

HIS3003Contemporary America1

Footnotes

1 Offered in odd-numbered years (2013 etc).

 

Entry requirements

  • Year 12 English (4 SA) or equivalent

English Language Requirements

Domestic and international students from a non-English speaking background are required to satisfy English Language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

OP/Rank

The 2014 OP/Rank for this program is: 16/64

International entry requirements

English Language Requirements

Domestic and international students from a non-English speaking background are required to satisfy English Language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Pre-requisites

Year 12 Senior Certificate or equivalent from a recognised institution. Find your country's level of qualificationand minimum entry requirements for this program.

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

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