The College of Arts, Society and Education at James Cook University is a faculty with a broad charter, bringing together disciplines from the arts and humanities. The university's commitment to research excellence is reflected in the reputation of researchers in the faculty. This strong research focus provides a stimulating atmosphere for students and encourages the development of research and critical thinking skills, essential in any career.
James Cook University Undergraduate Arts and Humanities Degrees
Bachelor of Arts (many majors to choose from)*
Bachelor of Creative Industries (Media Design, Photomedia, Visual Arts )
Bachelor of Multimedia Journalism
Bachelor of New Media Arts (Creativity and Innovation, Media Design, Music Sound and Moving Image, Photomedia)
Bachelor of Languages (French, German, Italian, Japanese)
Bachelor of Social Science
Bachelor of Social Work
At James Cook University, Bachelor of Arts* students can major in any of the following areas:
Anthropology, Archaeology, Communications & Cinema, Criminology, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, French, Geography, German, History, Human Services, Indigenous Studies, Italian, Japanese, Journalism, Politics and International Relations, Public Relations, Psychology, Sociology, Writing.
The School of Arts and Creative Media
The JCU School of Arts and Creative Media offers courses of study in the humanities, new media arts, digital music and sound, photomedia, languages, communication design, and the visual arts through the Bachelor of New Media Arts (Townsville campus), the Bachelor of Arts, the Bachelor of Languages, and the Bachelor of Creative Industries (Cairns campus).
The courses combine creative thinking and studio work, individual and group projects, lectures, seminars, and fieldwork. A fourth year Honours program is available to students who seek to undertake an in-depth research project.
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