Selected major: Climate and Social Justice
With the climate crisis hitting a crucial tipping point, develop a critical understanding of the social impacts of climate change. Expand your knowledge of key concepts in conflict resolution, environmental justice and social justice, and be ready to make your mark on a greener, more equitable future.
Develop transferable skills of complex problem solving and critical thinking to analyse, investigate and explore what a more equal and sustainable future will be. Expand your knowledge, grow your confidence to be ready to take impactful action the world needs.
In this multi-disciplinary, you’ll learn about sociology, philosophy, history, Indigenous studies, and politics.
Majors for Bachelor of Arts:Climate and Social JusticeCriminologyEthics and TechnologyIndigenous StudiesPerspectives on Globalisation Politics, Power and TechnologyProfessional and Creative Writing Screen Studies and Popular Culture
Majors for Bachelor of Science:Applied MathematicsBiochemistryBiotechnologyChemistryEnvironmental SciencePhysics
With a Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Science combine a science specialisation with a deep understanding of the world for a broad scope of exciting careers.
With this combination of degrees, you’ll equip yourself with the skills required to work in a range of professional scientific environments and grow your knowledge as you unpack what drives social change in contemporary society.
Whether you’re passionate about climate change, social justice or how to protect our rights in an evolving tech rich world – with your arts degree, you’ll strengthen your analytical thinking by tackling crucial global problems with majors such as Climate and Social Justice or Ethics and Technology, that go hand in hand with science specialisations such as Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Environmental Science.
You’ll graduate ready for exciting career prospects across a range of industries - as well as the confidence to stand up and make the difference our world needs to survive.
Work Integrated Learning is a guaranteed part of all our bachelor degrees. This double degree has four units where you’ll have Work Integrated Learning opportunities. You'll apply your learning in three project units related to science in professionally focused, industry-linked projects throughout your degree. In your second year, in the Skills and Strategies for Social Change core arts unit, you'll collaborate with fellow students and community, civil society and industry partners to create real campaigns for real social change.
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- Semester 1 - 28 February 2022
- Semester 2 - 1 August 2022
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As part of my degree, I participated in two panels at the PAX Gaming Festival. Using my presentation skills, I gained from my arts classes, I presented the history of video games in certain parts of the world. The biggest takeaway: take advantage of the industry contacts the lecturers at Swinburne have. It'll help you get the foot in the door for future work or projects.
Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science (majors in Cinema and Screen Studies (now available as Screen Studies and Popular Culture), and Applied Mathematics)
Swinburne students work with ACMI
Swinburne’s Bachelor of Arts students created new experiences called Constellations for the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) visitors as part of its $40 million transformation.
The Constellation is a large-scale, data-driven exhibit that connects visitors to films, TV series, artworks and video games outside ACMI.
As ACMI’s Major Academic Partner, Swinburne supports the Swinburne Studio – an available to hire multi-purpose function space – home for ACMI’s many diverse festivals and events, as well as a programming collaboration space between the two organisations.
At Swinburne scholarships are about providing opportunity, promoting equity and recognising excellence and achievement. Scholarships are available for both commencing and current students.