Design the path to your career
The top skills that employers seek are rapidly shifting, requiring graduates to gain flexible skills and knowledge, and be adaptable in a changing work environment. Stand-out with a broad understanding of multiple majors across various disciplines or specialised understanding with a double major in a select. Bond's Bachelor of Arts allows students to choose from numerous majors to tailor their experience and potential career prospects.
Students are able to enjoy exploring the ever-changing hub of the Gold Coast and advance into the next chapter of their career sooner with Bond’s accelerated degrees.
Combined Degree Options:
- Experience interdisciplinary studies and expand your knowledge base
- Choose from a vast array of majors or specialise your studies with a double major
- Tailor your degree based on your interests and career ambitions
About the program
|Duration||6 semesters (2 years)|
|Program type||Bachelors Degree|
|Study area||Communication and Creative Media, International Relations and Humanities, Social Sciences, Psychology and Counselling|
|Credit for prior study||For more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]|
The Bachelor of Arts program provides students with not only a strong, but a broad set of skills essential to all professions no matter what the chosen career.
The Bachelor of Arts program comprises 24 subjects, as follows:
University core subjects (3)
- CORE11-001 Critical Thinking and Communication (CORE 1)
- CORE11-002 Leadership and Team Dynamics (CORE 2)
- CORE11-003 Ethical Thought and Action (CORE 3)
FSD Majors (12)
Students must choose two or three from the list of available major options:
- Advertising Design & Production (Double Major)
- Australian Studies
- Chinese Language and Culture
- Cinema Journalism (Double Major)
- Corporate Storytelling
- Counselling Interventions
- Digital Media
- Film and Television**
- French Language and Culture
- Global Studies (Sustainability)
- International Relations
- Japanese Language and Culture
- Language and Culture
- Media Studies
- Public Relations
- Social Media
- Spanish Language and Culture
** Double major options available
Students can choose 9 subjects (90CP) from the list of available subjects from across the University, provided they meet the subject requisites, enrolment restrictions and any other faculty requirements.
To fulfil your student visa requirements, you will need to enrol in 40 credit points per semester.
Most students undertake four (4) subjects per semester (equivalent to 40 credit points). You may however enrol in fewer subjects and extend your degree over a long period.
Bond University’s teaching methodology involves a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, examinations, projects, presentations, assignments, computer labs and industry projects.
The below fees are based on an average per semester cost, fees may vary based on which subjects are selected and the number of subjects enrolled in for each semester:
- 2020 fees: $20,040 per semester (based on 4 subjects per semester)
- 2021 fees: $21,040 per semester (based on 4 subjects per semester)
When considering the fees associated with your studies, keep in mind that Bond’s accelerated schedule means you can finish your degree sooner and be out in the workforce up to a year earlier than if you went to another university.
This time saving also represents a substantial reduction in accommodation and living costs, plus a full year of extra earnings.
Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years)
Applicants must meet the University's general minimum admission criteria.
In the January semester 2019 there were fewer than five OP/ATAR offers made in this program hence no comparative information on previous OP/ATAR intake scores is available.
Visit our student profile if you are interested in the profile of all students who commenced undergraduate study at the Faculty in the January semester 2019.
International Secondary School students
For more information for International Students, including the International Baccalaureate, please go to the International Secondary School equivalency page.
Alternative entry pathways
For those applicants who do not currently have the required academic qualifications, there are a number of alternative entry pathways:
- Bond University Tertiary Preparation programs
- Bond University Diploma programs
- Other institutional Tertiary Preparation Programs
- Vocational education and training qualifications (Certificate IV and above)
- Prior higher education experience (at this university or another)
- Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)
- Professional or para-professional qualifications/experience
- Employment experience verified by a statement of service from the employer stating the position title and length of service and a very brief statement on the tasks undertaken.
For more information on what is required please visit our how to apply page.
English language proficiency requirements
As tuition is delivered in English, all students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. Read more detailed information on English language proficiency requirements for university study.
Credit for prior study
Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies. To apply for credits, you will need to submit academic transcripts including detailed subject outlines/course descriptions for each relevant subject and/or certified copies of testamurs to the Office of Future Students. Please refer to how to apply for credit for more information