- 3 years
- 24 programs
What do I need to apply?
For details on entry requirements please see The University of Newcastle website.
Admission to the Bachelor of Arts requires an IELTS overall score of 6.0 with no section minimum less than 6.0. The test scores need have been taken within the last 2 years.
Example Degree Pathway
Please note this is an example only, please refer to the B Arts Program Handbook and relevant Program Plans to ensure you meet the program requirements of the B Arts program.
Eligible students will be able to study the BA online as a Commonwealth Supported student. To be eligible for a Commonwealth Supported place, a student must be either an Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or holder of a permanent visa, and meet the relevant citizenship and residency requirements. Further information is available here.
Terminology differences between University of Newcastle and FutureLearn
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What are the learning outcomes?
- Knowledge: The capacity to research, analyse, and apply knowledge from disciplinary and multidisciplinary perspectives within the Bachelor of Arts.
- Communication: The developed capacity to communicate effectively across written, oral, visual, and digital forms.
- Critical thinking and research skills: The ability to identify high-quality information and critically analyse it as a user, researcher and producer, with a focus on well-reasoned argumentation.
- Intercultural competence: The ability to engage with a range of diverse perspectives from which knowledge, beliefs, and values are developed and maintained from the local to the global, regional, and global levels.
- Work readiness: A demonstrated capacity to engage in teamwork, initiative, problem solving, ethical decision-making, and to manage projects.
Please note Programs (and/or their titles) listed below may change.
Programs on this degree
|Europe and the World|
|Film and Television Studies|
|Film, Media, Culture|
|Reading English Literature|
|Society and Culture: A Sociological Introduction|
|Stories in Context: Fiction, Drama, Film|
|The Australian Experience|
|The United States from Civil War to Superpower|
|What is Anthropology?|
|Applied Social Research Project|
|Creative Writing: Poetry and Poetics|
|Creative Writing: The Art of Short Fiction|
|Environment and Society|
|Fact or Fiction? Reading the Past|
|Fascism, War and Genocide: 1940-1945|
|Global First World War|
|Hollywood and Beyond|
|Indigenous People of the Contemporary World|
|Investigating the Social: Contemporary Approaches|
|Popular Culture and Society|
|Screening Sex and Gender|
|Social Analysis: Key Perspectives in the Social Sciences|
|Social Media and Network Culture|
|The History of Violence|
|Young Adult Literature|