Bachelor of Arts (Professional)

with a major in Politics, Power 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: 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.

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.

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 75% off your course fees. Please check our updated entry requirements.  

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 28 February 2022
  • Semester 2 - 1 August 2022

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Duration

4 Year/s

Full-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400210661 (CSP)
  • 3400210663 (IFP)

CRICOS code

095884F


Fees

A$29330 (annual for 2022)*

The indicative course fees shown in Course Search apply to international students for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student's study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.

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.