Keep your career options open and design your course around your interests and needs. All major sequences in arts are taught as a combination of practical and theoretical learning, with many offering sought-after work placements.

Course flexibility: design your degree around your needs and interests
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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.


Undergraduate (your first degree)

An undergraduate degree is generally completed between two to four years, depending on the pattern of study and any recognition of prior learning you may have. Associate degrees, bachelor and bachelor with honours are all undergraduate degrees.


Higher Degrees by Research (supervised research)

Research degrees are research based master’s or PhD programs that focus on a single area of expertise. They provide students the opportunity to carry out highly specialised research under expert supervision.

Bachelor of Arts - Create your story

Open up a world of career options with Deakin's Bachelor of Arts. With various specialisations and work placements, you can pursue your passion at Deakin. Listen to our students share their stories.

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

Joshua Shub

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.

Research with us

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.

Learn more about researching with us

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