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Prepare for the modern world

Future-proof your career with a degree that teaches you to critically and creatively analyse the world around you and, acquire the skills to communicate with diverse audiences.

A Griffith Arts degree will develop your communication, problem solving, teamwork and critical thinking skills, that open the doors to so many opportunities.

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Study arts at Griffith

You’ll gain the understanding, insight and skills to find and communicate creative solutions to contemporary challenges.

Arts offers you the flexibility to choose from a variety of majors and the freedom to combine any two:

  • Art History and Theory
  • Australian Studies
  • Communication and Journalism
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice
  • Drama
  • Gender Studies
  • History
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Islam-West Relations
  • Journalism
  • Language in Society
  • Languages
  • Literary Studies
  • Politics and International Studies
  • Popular Culture
  • Psychology
  • Strategic Communication and Public Relations
  • Screen Studies
  • Security Studies
  • Sociology
  • Social Justice

You’ll develop advanced writing and presentation abilities, as well as research and project management skills. You’ll be equipped with in-depth knowledge about states, societies and cultures, past and present.

You’ll have the power to create your own unique skill set and prepare for the careers of the future. You’ll be guided and mentored by staff who are recognised as leaders in their fields.

Studying an Arts degree at Griffith helps develop the universal capabilities that employers will value throughout your career. You have the option to develop specialist expertise in contemporary fields, study more traditional subjects or pursue a professional path.

Languages at Griffith are Chinese, Italian, Japanese and Spanish. French, German, Indonesian, Korean and Russian can be studied by cross- enrolling at the University of Queensland, and Modern Greek (online) by cross-enrolling at Flinders University. Learn more

Daniel Lyons

Griffith Bachelor of Arts graduate

Bachelor of Arts student Daniel Lyons secured an enviable job with the Royal Australian Air Force before he graduated. As a Communications and Information Systems Controller, Daniel manages, monitors and maintains Local Area Networks, as well as operate communication facilities and safe keep classified data. 'The critical thinking skills I developed throughout my Bachelor of Arts degree have definitely given me the edge in getting this role,' he says.

Daniel Lyons

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Career outcomes

Take your Arts degree wherever you want to go

Studying Arts at Griffith is great long-term training for innovation and entrepreneurship, higher earning potential and life enrichment

Everything you learn provides a springboard to securing a career that's fulfilling and financially rewarding. The versatility and flexibility of an Arts degree give you multiple options when it comes to choosing which industry you'll enter. You'll have a valuable suite of skills to impress prospective employers, and give you a professional edge in the jobs market. For Griffith graduates, the possibilities for finding your dream job are unlimited, including in:

  • Media relations
  • Government
  • PR communications
  • Copywriting
  • Advertising
  • Businesses large and small

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Life at Griffith

You can gain more than just a degree at Griffith. With plenty of opportunities to balance life and study, you can make memories and mates to last a lifetime.

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Monday 9 September — Tuesday 10 September

Mature Student Open Evenings

If you’re considering further study, get the right advice and information you need at our September Mature Student Open Evenings. No matter whether you're returning to university after a few years off, starting study for the first time or looking for a postgraduate degree to further your career, we can help.

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Thursday 12 September — Thursday 12 September

Mature Student Open Evenings

If you’re considering further study, get the right advice and information you need at our September Mature Student Open Evenings. No matter whether you're returning to university after a few years off, starting study for the first time or looking for a postgraduate degree to further your career, we can help.

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Monday 23 September — Friday 4 October

Q&A Sessions

Do you have questions about studying at Griffith? Book a personalised 30-minute Q&A session with one of our expert study advisers to get advice about your study options, available scholarships and support services.

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Monday 21 October — Friday 25 October

Trimester 3: Orientation

Get the right start and find out everything you need to know about starting at Griffith.

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Tuesday 29 October — Thursday 31 October

Application Support Nights

Need help with your university application? Receive personalised advice and assistance from one of our expert study advisers to start and/or complete your university application.

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Monday 16 December — Thursday 19 December

Explore your options

If your OP or ATAR result changes your direction, chat online with our expert study advisers to explore your study options. Find out about admissions pathways, entry requirements and changing your preferences.

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