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Bachelor of Arts and Design (Honours)
Bachelor of Arts and Design (Honours)

Bachelor of Arts and Design (Honours)

  • ID:UC610065
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

The Bachelor of Arts and Design (Honours) is open to UC students who have completed a degree in the Faculty of Arts and Design with at least a grade point average of 5.0 or better (equivalent to a credit average), or students from a three-year degree in a cognate discipline with a relevant major in which they received a grade point average of 5.0 or better.

Pass degree graduates in similar disciplinary fields from other universities, with comparable results, may also be eligible to undertake this honours degree.

English requirement

Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0


Course Information

Unleash your creativity with an Honours degree

If you have a keen eye for art and design, this flexible course will enable you to progress your studies – either full-time or part-time – by undertaking an academic thesis or substantial creative, design or industry-relevant piece of work related to your specialised area.

Working closely with expert supervisors, you will develop the high-level skills required for research or project-based employment, and your qualification will significantly broaden your future career prospects.

Study a Bachelor of Arts and Design (Honours) at UC and you will:

  • fine-tune your knowledge base in your chosen field

  • have the choice of taking three coursework units on research issues

  • demonstrate an ability to apply appropriate high-level research skills

  • plan, implement and document a substantial research, industry-relevant or creative project under professional academic supervision

  • have the option to undertake a Work Integrated Learning project accompanied by a critical review

  • have the option of completing a dissertation with guidance from expert supervisors.

Work integrated learning

As part of UC’s commitment to enhancing your employability, you will have the option of undertaking a Work Integrated Learning project which will ensure you are armed with the right mix of skills and knowledge to develop an impressive portfolio to present to future employers. In the past UC Arts and Design students have connected with industry via organisations including Calvary Hospital, Guide Dogs Australia, the AIS and the National Museum of Australia.

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Standard Full Time, Semester 1 Commencing

Year 1

  • Semester 1

  • Arts Honours Dissertation H 18cp (6cp) (8159)

  • Arts and Design Honours Symposium H (9489)

  • Semester 2

  • Arts Honours Dissertation H 18cp (12cp) (8160)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Filmmaker

  • Media advisor

  • Writer

  • Graphic designer

  • Multimedia artist

  • Product designer

  • Museum curator

  • Policy advisor

  • Researcher

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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