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Bachelor of Arts (Global Studies) - ARB005

Course Code: ARB005
Course Version: 1
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline(s): School of Arts and Communications
UAC Code: 362008
CRICOS Code: 095565K
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Introduction

The Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies prepares students to be active global citizens - people who can find creative ways of addressing the challenges faced by the international community, now and in the future; who understand the complex, interconnected, and culturally diverse nature of the contemporary world; who think critically about issues within their global context; and who possess the flexibility, analytical skills, and global mindset to adapt effectively to rapidly changing work environments.

Students will learn to make use of interdisciplinary perspectives to:
- understand cultural diversity, and socio-cultural change in local communities and transnational contexts;
- critically analyse global institutions, social movements, frameworks, and processes in their historical context; and
- engage in critical reflection and problem solving in relation to major global challenges - such as environmental degradation, resource scarcity, climate change, and social justice.

The degree will prepare students for a wide range of careers in a globalised world - helping them to develop the intercultural competencies, critical thinking skills, and interdisciplinary understanding of the global context that are valued by a large range of employers across government, business, and the NGO sector.

Enquiries

Prospective Domestic Students:
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Prospective International Students:
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342
Current and Commencing Students:
Email FAD.Student@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1300 301 727

Admission Requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:
- Year 12 ATAR
- other Australian Qualification
- work experience
- overseas qualification

We also offer a number of entry initiatives that give you the opportunity to gain entry to the University via alternate pathway programs and admissions schemes.
More information is available on our Alternative Entry page: http://www.canberra.edu.au/future-students/applications/apply-now/alternative-entry

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Location Domestic International
2019 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2020 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2021 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2022 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Credit Arrangements

Credit arrangements (if available) for this course can be found on the University's Credit Search website.

Course Requirements

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If your course contains an open elective component of 12 credit points or more you may like to complete a breadth major or minor. For a list of breadth majors and minors follow this link. Other majors may also be available so seek course advice if you want more information.

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Arts (Global Studies) BA (GlobalSt)

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2019 CSP $28,200

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.


Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Critically analyse, and communicate effectively about, global issues from an interdisciplinary perspective. 1.2 UC graduates are professional: communicate effectively;
1.3 UC graduates are professional: use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems;
2.1 UC graduates are global citizens: think globally about issues in their profession;
2.2 UC graduates are global citizens: adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries; and
2.4 UC graduates are global citizens: communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings.
Understand and evaluate the impact of the global context on local cultures, communities and issues. 2.1 UC graduates are global citizens: think globally about issues in their profession; and
3.3 UC graduates are lifelong learners: adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas.
Bring a critical understanding of the global context to bear in real-world problem solving. 1.3 UC graduates are professional: use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems.
Demonstrate a rich and critical understanding of the nature and importance of global cultural diversity. 2.1 UC graduate are global citizens: think globally about issues in their profession; and
2.3 UC graduate are global citizens: understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures.
Formulate and articulate a reflective and informed understanding of global ethical and social justice concerns. 3.2 UC graduates are lifelong learners: be self-aware.

Course Duration

Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

Honours

High performing students may be eligible to enrol in the Bachelor of Arts and Design (Honours) course.

Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)

Master of Arts in Creative and Cultural Futures.

Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

View the number of student enrolments for this course for the previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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