A Bachelor of Arts should not be confused with a degree in Fine Arts or Visual Arts. A UWA Bachelor of Arts degree currently offers 25 undergraduate majors across a diverse range of study areas in the humanities and social and cultural studies, including Music and six European and Asian language majors.
Humanities deal with history, literature, language and culture from all across the world, whereas the social sciences examine human behaviour and organisation in a social, cultural and political context. Music covers not only performance, but composition, music education and musicology as well.
All Arts majors can be taken as a degree specific major within the Bachelor of Arts. Alternatively, UWA's flexible degree structure also makes it possible for you to undertake Arts majors or units to complement your degree-specific major in Commerce, Design or Science.
So, if you enjoy school subjects such as Drama, History, English, Literature, Music, Media, Psychology or Languages, you should consider a Bachelor of Arts degree. There are also interesting majors that you might not have learned about before including Archaeology, Anthropology, Political Science and International Relations, Asian Studies and Linguistics, which can you lead to a successful and rewarding career.
For those who are unsure about which major to choose, it is possible for you to try out two or three different areas of interest in your first year before deciding on your ultimate study pathway.
The career prospects after completing an Arts degree are endless. Our graduates are employed in numerous industries including business administration; culture and heritage; film, music, theatre and visual arts; marketing and communications; education; tourism; media and journalism; politics - and more!
To find out more about the majors offered under a Bachelor of Arts at UWA, visit the Future Students website.
For further information contact:
UWA Admissions and Prospective Students Office (+61 8) 6488 2477