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Arts Foundation Subjects

Informal specialisationYear: 2019

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Overview

The Arts Foundation subjects will introduce you to the study of Arts at first -year and beyond. Each subject explores different ways of understanding a complex issue of shared importance across the humanities, social science and language disciplines currently offered in the BA and will provide you with the essential skills for continued study in Arts. The subjects will be part of a common first-year learning community, and students will benefit from an interactive online learning environment, forums and discussion groups and skills workshops. Studying one of these subjects forms part of the first-year core program for Bachelor of Arts students.

Intended learning outcomes

These subjects are designed to:

  • Introduce students to core ideas across a wide range of study areas;
  • Assist students to make an informed decision about their specialisation or study major;
  • Provide students with the essential skills and resources for further study in Arts;
  • Help students develop vital skills in research, planning and communication, which are required for high achievement in a tertiary environment.
Last updated: 20 November 2018