Bachelor of Arts (Professional)

with a major in Ethics and Technology – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

BA-ARTPROF Degree including work placement Hawthorn Send me a link to this course

Selected major: Ethics and Technology

Embed your analytical and innovative thinking skill set to unpack the sometimes obvious, sometimes subtle ways in which technology is shaping our work, relationships, health, communications, and our very selves.

Examine the plethora of ethical issues around privacy and surveillance, human rights, equity and security thrown up by the use of data harvesting by private corporations and governments. 

Develop strong verbal and written communication skills to create policy needed to protect human rights, social equity and security now and in the future.

In this multi-disciplinary, you’ll learn about philosophy, sociology, and politics.

In Swinburne’s Bachelor of Arts (Professional) apply your knowledge and analytical thinking directly into your desired career with a mandatory 12-month paid work placement.

In this arts degree you’ll examine how societies interact and evolve, and how to develop plans of action with a strong focus on building your confidence to make a difference.

With a depth of knowledge and transferable skill set of critical thinking, written and verbal communication, cultural competency, and digital literacy - you’ll be ready for a dynamic career across a range of industries that meets the demands of a tech first workforce.

You’ll benefit from our unique industry partnerships to build your professional network and get to work making your mark on the world (and its future) before you graduate.

All our bachelor degrees include a guaranteed Work Integrated Learning opportunity, which could be a placement, internship or industry-linked project. In your second year, in the Skills and Strategies for Social Change core unit, collaborate with fellow students and community, civil society and industry partners to create real campaigns for real social change.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 28 February 2022

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Duration

4 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Full-time, Part-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400210661 (CSP)
  • 3400210663 (IFP)