About Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor Degree - at Western Sydney University
CRICOS Code: 040992A
The Bachelor of Arts offers students an opportunity to develop a depth of disciplinary expertise together with the breadth of vision afforded by cross-disciplinary approaches to the humanities. Study in the Bachelor of Arts is designed to develop communication and personal skills, creativity and a capacity for independent thought, adaptability to new situations and problem-solving skills, attributes increasingly demanded by employers. Bachelor of Arts graduates find employment in diverse areas including: communication and media industries; education; psychology and counselling; cultural, political and social policy analysis; writing and publishing. The Bachelor of Arts is a three-year degree designed to provide knowledge and generic skills that form the basis for lifelong learning.
Students wishing to be a primary school teacher should enrol in courses 1651 Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) or 1708 Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5 / Birth -12). Students wishing to be a secondary school teacher of English, History, Languages or Human Society and its Environment (which includes both history and social science units) should enrol in 1652 Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary). For further information concerning the requirements for secondary teaching, students are advised to consult the Subject Content Requirements for Primary and Secondary Teaching NSW (Abridged) from the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA).
Students in this course also have the opportunity to complete a semester of study overseas and receive advanced standing towards their majors, sub majors or electives. They are encouraged to do so but must discuss this with a course advisor.
Anthropology, Arabic, Chinese, Creative Writing, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Cultural and Social Analysis, Economy and Markets, English, Geography and Urban Studies, Global Business, Heritage and Tourism, History and Political Thought, Indigenous Australian Studies, Indonesian, Innovation and Change, Innovation and Change, International English, International Relations and Asian Studies, Islamic Studies, Japanese, Linguistics, Musicology, Music Performance, Organisations and Work, Peace and Development Studies, Philosophy, Psychological Studies or Sociology.
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