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Bachelor of Arts Deakin University

4.0 out of 5 from 5 reviews
Ranked #7 in our University Rankings
Bachelor Degree
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

A Deakin Bachelor of Arts degree offers enormous flexibility, allowing you to keep your career options open and design your course around your interests and for maximum employability.

All arts major sequences are taught as a combination of practical and theoretical learning, with many areas of study offering work placements.

One-third of the course may be taken from outside the Faculty of Arts and Education and you may take single, double, or even triple majors, providing numerous course combinations.


Australian Studies
Children's Literature
Film and Video
Film Studies

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An arts degree provides skills for a wide range of careers. Graduates may find careers in international relations, journalism, advertising, media, photography,...

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August 2018
Year completed 2021

Positives: It gives you alot of hands on experience in each of my units. We are required to do alot of discussion and work from our own thoughts and ideas

Negatives: My university doesnt provide the best favilities for certain units within the course

My advice to future students is: You do not need to select a major str...

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August 2018
Year completed 2010

Positives: Good variety of subjects to choose from and ability to major in subjects which combine with other degrees.

Negatives: Individual teaching staff were unprofessional at times and difficult to get a job with just this degree.

My advice to future students is: Course plan well so that you are able to gain entry to...

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April 2018
Year completed 2013

I majored in Media studies.

The course is incredibly flexible. I changed my areas of interest after my first year from film to PR and Marketing, and this did not add any extra units or time to my degree. The only negative was that Marketing units weren’t available until later in my course, as it falls into a different facu...

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March 2018
Year completed 2016

1. Being an off campus student was difficult, however there were LOADS of resources to assist with managing online work, which is amazing. Deakin's online education portal is wonderful, I couldn't fault it.

2. The course material was up to date and in line with current digital trends and social topics, so it was incredibly...

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February 2018
Year completed 2019

The positive aspects of an arts degree is the flexibility, you have essentially opened your own pathways to areas such as law, teaching etc.

A negative however is the popularity, I've been told that arts degrees are not highly recognised as they're so popular and broad and so I feel like it'll be hard to utilise the degre...

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