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Bachelor of Arts (Humanities) - BA(Curtin) - B-ARTS Humanities
Indicative ATAR 70 Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.
Location Bentley
Study method Full-time or part-time
Study mode On-campus
Intake February or July
Duration 3 years full-time

Course overview

The Bachelor of Arts (Humanities) is a flexible, dynamic degree that allows you to tailor your studies to suit your personal interests and career goals. The degree comprises 22 majors across the following disciplines:

Creative Writing Digital Design
Fashion Fine Art
Theatre Arts Photography and Illustration Design
Product, Furniture and Jewellery Design Screen Arts
Visualisation and Interactive Media Anthropology and Sociology
History Chinese
International Relations Animation and Game Design
Japanese Internet Communications
Librarianship and Corporate Information Management * Journalism
Geography Literary and Cultural Studies
Professional Writing and Publishing  Creative Advertising and Graphic Design


You can choose to study a single major or double major.

If you study a single major, you will have more flexibility in your degree and will have elective units you can use towards studying a variety of other disciplines. 

 If you study a double major, you will benefit from studying two complementary disciplines in equal amounts. 

Each major combines practical and theoretical study and includes industry-relevant content to help you become career-ready when you graduate. 

You can study this as part of a double degree:

*Please note not all majors are offered online

High achieving students may complete an additional honours year enabling them to undertake their own significant research project.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students

Indicative TER (ATAR) Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.


STAT entry STAT entry - The Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) assesses competencies considered important for success at uni. These tests are provided by the Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) to help mature age candidates apply for certain courses.

Written English and either verbal or quantitative

Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.

Mature age entry

Discover other ways you can qualify

Essential WACE courses

English ATAR, Literature ATAR or English as an Additional Language/Dialect ATAR

TAFE requirements

A TAFE certificate IV and evidence of English competency or a TAFE diploma.


Fees for Australian and New Zealand students

Unfortunately fee information is not available for this course at this time. Please check out our Fee Calculator for an estimation of course fees.

The requirements of this course may attract additional costs. For more information visit other fees and charges.

Professional recognition

Some majors are professionally recognised by associated industry bodies.

Credit for previous study

If you have previously worked or studied in this field, you are encouraged to contact the Faculty to discuss eligibility for recognition of prior learning.

Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL).

Career opportunities

This course can help you become a:

  • Publisher
  • Arts Administrator
  • Anthropologist
  • Artist
  • Fashion Designer
  • Writer
  • Audiovisual Technician
  • Editor

Why Arts?

  • Our degrees are forward-thinking and practical, offering you comprehensive grounding in theory and a range of skills.
  • If you choose a single major, you can tailor your program to follow your own interests, drawing upon a variety of disciplines.
  • Some majors allow you to enhance your learning with a secondary major from within business.