Just like our changing world, our courses are continually evolving. Some of the courses listed on this page are completely new. Others have been revised to ensure they are the most effective degree we can offer our students, or are being introduced on a particular campus for the first time.

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Are you looking for a course to help you chart a new direction? Browse our list of new programs below. You never know which one may kickstart something wonderful.

Bachelor of Arts (Western Civilisation)

ACU’s Bachelor of Arts (Western Civilisation) is an exciting new course opening up the intellectual tradition and culture of the West.

It is a liberal arts degree that will give ambitious students a deep understanding of western literature, philosophy, art, politics, religion, science and history, and how these help us to understand our world and the dialogue between cultures.

As an exceptional and high-achieving student, you will study with an intellectually motivated group of peers dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge and academic enquiry. The Ramsay Centre is funding 30 scholarships valued at $30,000 per year ($90,000 total) across the duration of your degree.

Applications should be made direct to ACU.

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Bachelor of Education
(Initial Teacher Education courses)

Start date: Available from 2021

Location: Ballarat, Blacktown, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Nth Sydney, Strathfield
(Note: Not all courses are offered at each campus. Please refer to the link below for information on campus locations for individual courses.)

Duration: 4 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Our new Bachelor of Education courses are flexible to meet your needs and interests. Depending on your choice of specialisation, our courses give you the option to choose a pathway into a range of school settings and specialist teacher roles, giving you the skills to manage social, cultural and development diversity within the classroom.

  • Primary and special education
  • Primary and secondary 
  • Secondary 
  • Secondary and Special education 

Read more about the Bachelor of Education (Primary and Special Education)

Read more about the Bachelor of Education (Primary and Secondary)

Read more about the Bachelor of Education (Secondary)

Read more about the Bachelor of Education (Secondary and Special Education)

We partner with educational organisations, schools and community groups to give students the opportunity to develop the skills and experience through embedded learning experiences and placements.

Note: These courses are offered in addition to our existing Bachelor of Education degrees:

*These courses will have a name change in 2021

Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science/Bachelor of Nutrition Science

Start date: Available from 2021
Location: Melbourne, North Sydney and Strathfield
Duration: 4 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Physical activity and healthy eating are fundamental to good health and wellbeing. They reduce the risk of disease and improve or maintain overall quality of life by enhancing mental and social wellbeing. This degree equips you with the skills to pursue careers related to exercise and sport science and nutrition science.

You’ll learn how the human body works, the best ways to fuel it and how to apply that knowledge in an ethical way.

If you want a career helping people improve their health and wellbeing, a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science/Bachelor of Nutrition Science might be for you.

Bachelor of Philosophy/ Bachelor of Laws

Start date: Available from 2020
Location: Melbourne, North Sydney/Strathfield
Duration: 5 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Become a lawyer who stands up for the people in need and causes that matter. By combining law with philosophy, you’ll gain a keen insight into the broader context in which the law operates.

The Bachelor of Laws degree is global, practical and ethical in focus. It supports graduates in the acquisition of the advanced theoretical and technical knowledge, together with the development of the practical skills and experience required to become a successful lawyer in diverse roles in a global community.

The study of philosophy provides students with rich and horizon-broadening contexts for thinking through complex principles and practices, enabling them to think deeply and critically about fundamental issues concerning beliefs, values, including indigenous beliefs and values, law, religion, ethics and politics. In addition, philosophy helps hone critical skills in logical reasoning, reading comprehension, analytical thinking and writing proficiency.

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