Bachelor of Arts

About this degree

The Bachelor of Arts degree prepares you for work in many disciplines and is an excellent foundation for careers in human resources, public relations, communications, teaching and political science.

Our BA is a broad and flexible qualification, rounded in the behavioural and social sciences. We give you the opportunity to tailor your subject choice to specialise in an area that interests you the most. You will cover broad foundational modules as well as core specialised modules in a choice of six streams. These streams are Industrial Psychology and Human Resource Management, Psychology and Human Resource Management, Psychology and Political Science, Industrial Psychology and Political Science, Psychology and English and Industrial Psychology and English. Because of our degree’s unique emphasis on practical application, you will select, conduct and present a research project and complete Work Integrated Learning (WIL) in certain streams in your third year.

The success of our BA lies in its flexibility of subject choice, a curriculum that is relevant, Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) and smaller classes as well as teaching staff with both industry and academic experience. By introducing you to research, we are also preparing you for honours studies, a unique offering in undergraduate degrees. This blended approach ensures that you graduate with essential work skills such as critical thinking, being innovative and adaptable to change, effective problem solving, collaborating in teams and communicating effectively.

Are you amazed by how people think, communicate and generally express themselves? Do you want to develop your own people skills and learn how to reason, speak and write imaginatively and critically?
Put your creative and critical thinking skills to good use.