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Bachelor of Arts

This online Bachelor of Arts course, offered by Macquarie University, gives you the opportunity to study units from a wide range of humanities disciplines.


This degree will develop your research, analytical, critical thinking and writing skills, as well as provide you with specific knowledge in individual subject areas.


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Graduate Certificate in Literary Classics

Studying this online arts course in literary classics with Griffith University will give you the training to critically analyse literary works and appreciate their authors.


Upon completion of this comprehensive program, you will be equipped with the skills to understand and evaluate complex ethical questions and situations – essential for careers in teaching or librarian work.


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Master of Human Rights

The Master of Human Rights international studies course is offered online by Curtin University, providing education and training in a range of human rights issues.


Upon completion of this master’s degree course, you will have a thorough understanding of human rights theory and philosophy. You will have the skills and training to pursue a range of careers in education, diplomatic services, human rights organisations, international development programs and government agencies.


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Bachelor of Arts (Indigenous Studies)

The online Bachelor of Arts (Indigenous Studies) online course by the University of South Australia teaches you about Aboriginal cultures and societies within Australia.


As a graduate, your career options include community development, working in the environmental sector and cultural studies. Your employment opportunities can be further strengthened by choosing electives in subject areas such as information technology, business, financial planning and communications.


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Bachelor of Arts (International Aid and Development)

This online Bachelor of Arts (International Aid and Development) course by Murdoch University will teach you about international community development and social policy.


The comprehensive program will give you extensive knowledge and training in community and international aid and development. You will be equipped with the skills to problem-solve a range of community challenges both here and abroad.


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Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art)

The online Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) offered by Curtin University through OUA will provide aspiring artists with the technical skills and theory required to become professional art practitioners.


With this fine art degree you will gain knowledge in art history and develop a critical eye and creative aesthetic, as well as develop practical skills through completed art projects.


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Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art and Visual Culture)

The online Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art and Visual Culture) online course by Curtin University will give you a strong understanding of the history of art and visual culture and its place in society.


Upon completion of this degree, you will have the skills and education to find employment in a wide range of fields. Graduates will have the knowledge and training to become a professional art practitioner, art curator, exhibition coordinator or art administrator in both public and private organisations.


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Bachelor of Arts (Visual Culture)

This online arts degree from Curtin University will prepare students for a career in the fields of art administration, academia and gallery work.


Covering general humanities subjects as well as visual arts practice, history and research, you will receive a well-rounded education in visual culture.


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Graduate Certificate in World Historical Studies

This online arts course in World Historical Studies by Griffith University will give you an education in a variety of historical and cultural subjects.


This graduate certificate program will give you knowledge and understanding of current world issues and approaches in world history. You will also gain competence in historical and cross-cultural interpretation.


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Aboriginal People, History and Colonialism Course unit

Aboriginal People, History and Colonialism is an online unit delivered by the University of South Australia that explores the Aboriginal experience between settlement and through to the 1880s.


The unit attempts to trace the colonisation of Aboriginal Australians and the social ramifications of this process.


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Academic and Professional Communications Course unit

Improve academic skills that are crucial to the field of arts and humanities with this Academic and Professional Communications unit from Curtin University.


The unit will develop your ability to research effectively, critically analyse information and ensures you form sound academic habits.


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Academic Learning Skills Course unit

This online Academic Learning Skills unit, offered through Murdoch University, is designed to provide a solid foundation of practical learning skills that help ease Bachelor of Arts students through the transition to tertiary education.


This online unit is tailor-made for anyone who may not have studied for many years, or who may simply need some insight into how university study and life works.


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Bachelor of Arts (Law, Business and Society)

Make a difference and explore how law shapes our rights, responsibilities and experiences with this insightful Bachelor of Arts (Law, Business and Society) course.



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Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic Age Course unit

Learn more about the historical conquests and rule of Alexander the Great with this online unit from Macquarie University.


The unit begins with Alexander’s invasion of the Persian Empire and guides you through to the cultural influences and emergence of the Roman Empire.


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Bachelor of Arts (Community Development)

The online Bachelor of Arts (Community Development) course offered by Murdoch University is great for those interested in improving the conditions of a range of community groups.


This degree aims to develop your skills and abilities in communication, critical thinking, ethics and social justice, as well as developing more specific knowledge related to community development. Graduates of the Bachelor of Arts (Community Development) program will be suitable candidates for a wide range of careers in community services and welfare groups, government departments, and not-for-profit organisations.


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American Literature Course unit

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


The unit incorporates a holistic approach to topics and themes, and touches upon ideas such as the city, regionalism and expatriation.


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American Politics Course unit

Take this online unit in American Politics from Macquarie University to gain a holistic understanding of the political undercurrents of the United States.


This unit covers everything you need to know from Congress and the Constitution to the Republicans and Ronald Reagan.


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An Introduction to Big History Course unit

An Introduction to Big History is an online unit from Macquarie University that takes you on a tour from the creation of the universe through to life in today’s world.


This course will teach you how to evaluate evidence and determine how it contributes to what we know about human interaction and community building.


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Ancient History Capstone Course unit

The Ancient History Capstone unit from Macquarie University provides the opportunity for students to prepare a research paper on a set of approved topics relating to ancient world studies.


Delivered online, you will be required to conduct in-depth research and source analysis to present a 5,000-word publication project.


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Animals in the Ancient World Course unit

Animals in the Ancient World is an online unit provided by Macquarie University that explores the multifaceted role animals played in ancient civilisations and cultures.


The unit focuses on cultures of the ancient Mediterranean region, and addresses the use of animals in agriculture, hunting, warfare and entertainment.


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About Arts

‘Culture’ is a broad concept that encapsulates the arts and other expressions of human intellectual endeavour. And there’s no better way to learn about and acquire culture, than by studying an arts course.

Studying arts is not confined to learning about paintings and sculptures, as the arts cover so much more. They include fine arts but also encompass studies in the humanities such as languages, literature, communications, history, philosophy and the performing arts.

An arts degree offers an ideal foundation for a range of career options and outcomes. You will cover a broad educational base, choosing a major area of study as you continue your degree. These majors can include art history, English, international studies, history, political science, sociology, psychology, philosophy and theology.

Potential arts career outcomes include: Writer, Journalist, Film Producer, Social Justice Advocate, Artist, Linguist, Sociologist, Politician, Theologist, Librarian.

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