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.
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws
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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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We give students at postgraduate level an intellectually exciting education, anchored in core disciplines and designed to develop the professional and vocational skills that are essential in the modern workplace.
Following on from your undergraduate degree, you could find employment in:
- animation and design studios
- cultural institutions
- government organisations
- media and communications
- newspapers and magazines
- private business
- photography studios
- politics and policy in government or private sectors
- television and broadcasting
- visual arts studios.
What do our students and staff say?
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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