Where can an Arts Degree take you?
There is often the debate about the value of an Arts Degree and what kind of role an Arts graduate could find in industry. The list of roles is quite varied, and includes -
- Teaching & educational administration
- International aid and trade agencies
- Arts production and management
- Public service and social welfare agencies
- General management and administration (local and global)
- Communications industry, publishing, media, and public relations
- Tourism and hospitality
One of the very important things for students to note, is that an Arts student learns skills that are very transferrable in industry. These include communication skills, critical thinking and reading skills, analytical skills, and research skills – browse Career FAQS - What to do with your Arts Degree to learn more. Monash University recently shared an excellent YouTube video about a Career with a Bachelor of Arts.
Studying the Bachelor of Applied Innovation alongside another Degree
Swinburne University is introducing the Bachelor of Applied Innovation to be studied in conjunction with a number of other degrees. With just one extra year, students get to graduate with a double degree.
Depending on the degree a student chooses to study alongside the Bachelor of Applied Innovation, various skills will be developed, including –
- a student’s collaboration, creativity, and complex problem-solving skills in real-world contexts.
- how to apply innovation toolkits, prototype solutions and participate in challenges such as innovation sprints inspired by their passions and interests.
- gaining the practical and technical skills to think strategically about how to employ innovative ideas in their studies and in the broader society.
- learning how to make decisions of impact, based on analytical and strategic thinking, human understanding, and respect for future generations – with supporting technological know-how.
- undertaking placements, internships or industry-based project work, and benefit from interdisciplinary, experiential learning. Students will tap into their creativity, curiosity, and leadership potential as they gain the skills to build a better future.
The following double degrees including Applied Innovation are on offer. Students are encouraged to browse the links that provide more details about the core and major units on offer in the Applied Innovation degree as they do differ from double degree to double degree:
- Bachelor of Accounting/Bachelor of Applied Innovation
- Bachelor of Animation/Bachelor of Applied Innovation
- Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Applied Innovation
- Bachelor of Aviation/Bachelor of Applied Innovation
- Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Applied Innovation
- Bachelor of Business Information Systems/Bachelor of Applied Innovation
- Bachelor of Computer Science/Bachelor of Applied Innovation
- Bachelor of Criminal Justice and Criminology/Bachelor of Applied Innovation
- Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Applied Innovation
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Applied Innovation
- Bachelor of Games and Interactivity/Bachelor of Applied Innovation
- Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Applied Innovation
- Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology/Bachelor of Applied Innovation
- Bachelor of Media and Communication/Bachelor of Applied Innovation
- Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Applied Innovation
- Bachelor of Screen Production/Bachelor of Applied Innovation