Study arts at Deakin and you can keep your career options open and design your course flexibly around your needs and interests. All arts major sequences are taught as a combination of practical and theoretical learning, with many areas of study offering sought-after work placements.

Using Deakin's state-of-the-art television facilities to create our own variety show, which I then presented, was amazingly informative and practical.

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Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws

Interesting course combinations

A third of our Bachelor of Arts course may be taken from outside of the Faculty of Arts and Education, meaning you can take single, double or triple majors – giving you a number of options.

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Career opportunities

Following on from your undergraduate degree, you could find employment in:

  • animation and design studios
  • cultural institutions
  • government organisations
  • languages
  • media and communications
  • newspapers and magazines
  • NGOs
  • private business
  • photography studios
  • politics and policy in government or private sectors
  • television and broadcasting
  • visual arts studios.

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Studying arts at Deakin University

Professor Matthew Clarke discusses how a Bachelor of Arts gives you a broad view of the world and develops your critical thinking, analytical and communication skills.

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