Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Science

with a major in Politics, Power and Technology – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

BB-ARTSC Double degree including work placement Hawthorn Send me a link to this course

Selected major: Politics, Power and Technology

You’ll develop a deep understanding of key political concepts such as power, democracy and security in this major.

Probe and question political structures and how new media technology has created fresh opportunities for democratic mobilisation and participation at local, national and global levels, while opening up new ways to corrupt democratic processes.

Analyse how the use and misuse of technology influences security, privacy, freedom and human rights in traditional political processes and institutions.

Formulate strong arguments and use your critical thinking skills to provide solutions to the challenges facing governments and the governed in the twenty first century.

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

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.

 

Every international student application is considered for a scholarship
Whether you’re living in Australia or overseas, you’re automatically considered for a scholarship of up to 30% off your course fees. Please check our updated entry requirements.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 27 February 2023
  • Semester 2 - 31 July 2023

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Duration

4 Year/s

Full-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400210131 (CSP)
  • 3400210133 (IFP)

CRICOS code

080214A


Fees

A$38160 (annual for 2023)*

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International students in Australia who hold student visas are required to study full-time and on campus. Courses that are taught entirely online are only available to international students studying outside Australia or those in Australia who are not on a student visa. Online courses are not available to international students in Australia who hold a student visa.