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If you love learning about culture, history, philosophy and literature, a career in arts is one of the most stimulating career choices around.

The knowledge and skills of someone versed in one or more of the arts are essential to a healthy and progressive society. Critical thinking, research, analytical and communication skills – these are the domain of the arts graduate, qualities highly regarded in business, government and the community sector.

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  • Academic Literacies: Learning and Communication Practice

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    Improve your academic skills with this online Academic Literacies: Learning and Communication Practice unit from Swinburne University.
  • Critical Thinking

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    This online Critical Thinking unit from Macquarie University teaches the fundamentals of critical thinking and reasoning – a valuable skillset for both students and professionals alike.
  • Screen History and Research

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    The online unit, Screen History and Research, through Griffith University explores the fascinating world of historical film and television research.
  • American Literature

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    American Literature from Griffith University is an online unit covering a number of literary works vital in defining the American literary canon.
  • Shakespeare's Plays

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    This online Shakespeare’s Plays unit from Griffith University explores Shakespeare's dramatic achievements through the study of six of his best-known plays.
  • Philosophy, Morality and Society

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    Explore the essence of happiness, what it means to be good and what constitutes justice in this online unit in Philosophy, Morality and Society from Macquarie University.

Arts news & views

10 majors you might not have considered for your arts degree

From criminology and sport studies to mathematics and music, we take a look at 10 majors from The University of Queensland you might not have considered for your arts degree.

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Jobs Australia 2014 report unveils 10 top jobs

The Department of Employment's annual employment report card has been released revealing a soft job market and decline in non-skilled work. Here’s our state-by-state and industry-by-industry roundup, so you can plan for your future.

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Jobs Australia 2014: Where are the jobs in Queensland?

Employment growth in Queensland is slightly below the national average – but are there industries that are set to boom? The Jobs Australia 2014 report from the ABS highlights the fast-growers and those to back away quietly from.

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Where in the world can international studies take you?

One of those transferable degrees, international studies is a great option for anyone looking to learn about the world, around the world.

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Arts sample resumes & cover letters

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