Humanities & Creative Arts


Avondale's Bachelor of Arts (BA) is a three-year degree designed to present arts disciplines within a Christian worldview and to help you understand society and your role in it. The Bachelor of Arts gives you opportunities to develop your abilities in problem recognition and solving, research skills, analysis, synthesis and creativity, critical and reflective thinking, and written and non-verbal communication.

Avondale's Bachelor of Arts provides broad preparation for future employment, as well as a sound basis for those wishing to pursue graduate diplomas and other postgraduate degrees.

Specialisations (10-14 units)

Counselling, Music, Psychology

Majors* (8 units)

Biological Science, Chaplaincy, Chemistry, Communication, Counselling, English, Food & Nutrition, History, Mathematics, Music, Psychology, Religious Studies, Visual Arts

Minors* (4 units)

Biological Science, Chemistry, Communication, Counselling, English, Food & Nutrition, Geography, History, Mathematics, Music, Psychology, Religious Studies, Visual Arts

*Or select strands from Business, Science and Mathematics, and Ministry and Theology

Combined degrees are another exciting and popular option. In four years of full-time study at Avondale, you can combine an Arts degree with a Bachelor of Teaching.

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Student Profile

These tables give an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students in undergraduate arts courses at Avondale University.

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ATAR (OP in Qld) Profile

The ATAR (OP in Queensland) tables report the profile for those students offered places, wholly or partly on the basis of their ATAR or OP, in the arts courses.

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Postgraduate Study & Research

Avondale also offers a range of leading edge postgraduate course and research options, including a Master of Arts (MA), as well as the internationally-recognised Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil).

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Explore your creative skills and critical thinking, inspired by passionate lecturers in their field.


FEE-HELP is available for eligible students.

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Scholarships are available for Avondale students, including a scholarship offered exclusively to students wishing to study a Bachelor of Arts.

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“My Avondale degree has helped me secure great jobs and foster strong working relationships.”—Laura Hutchinson, Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business graduate, 2016