Literary and Cultural Studies
Curtin University

(Tuition fee is not stated)
3-4 years

Course Description


Bachelor of Arts (Humanities) - BA(Curtin) - MJRU-LITCUHumanities
Guaranteed ATAR 70 This is the ATAR level at which an offer of admission is guaranteed, subject to any other non-ATAR criteria being met.
Location Bentley
Study method Full-time or part-time
Study mode On-campus
Intake February or July
Duration 3 years full-time

This major explores the making and circulation of meaning within a culture. You will focus on the construction of cultural values and the ways in which they are articulated through social and creative practice. 

Literary and Cultural Studies explores a number of media, including novels, advertisements, newspapers, photographs, paintings, film, fashion, popular music, social space and social media and how these encode and reflect the cultural conditions. By learning how to interpret encodings you can understand past and present culture.

This major suits students who are interested in literature, popular culture and how society came to be the way it is today.

The Literary and Cultural Studies major is offered as part of the Bachelor of Arts. You can enhance your studies with a secondary major or choose from a range of elective units to support your career goals.

You can study this as part of a double major:

*Please note not all majors are offered online

High achieving students may complete an additional honours year enabling them to undertake their own significant research project.

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