An Introduction to the Faculty of Education and Arts
The Faculty of Education and Arts brings together the National School of Education’s strong reputation in teacher education, leadership and religious education with the vibrant arts, humanities and social science programs of the National School of Arts. The Faculty is at the forefront of innovation in teaching and learning and is committed to providing students with a world-class education that will prepare them to be the leaders of tomorrow. Our graduates are knowledgeable and skilful and go on to enjoy rich and rewarding professional lives.
The Faculty is active on the University’s eight campuses including Rome, and offers courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and higher degree research level. Our students have the opportunity to study in a range of exciting subject areas, including:
- Arts and Humanities
- Politics and Society
- Creative Arts, Visual Arts and Design
- Education including Early Childhood, Primary, Secondary Teaching
- Religious Education
- Digital Media
- Global Studies
- International Development Studies
- Indigenous Education
- Philosophy and Religion
- Youth Work
Students work with recognised academic experts who are critically engaged with the latest research, in-step with industry needs and focused on supporting students and maximising their employment options. Our graduates go on to fulfilling careers in a variety of workplace environments, including private, Catholic and government schools, advertising, the arts, media, public relations, church agencies, private enterprise, politics, academia, community services and youth work. ACU’s distinctive concern for excellence in teaching, social justice and equity is at the heart of our Faculty’s commitment to develop high quality graduates who are capable of making a difference locally, nationally and internationally.
The Faculty is home to a diverse multicultural community of over 12,000 students. Learning with other cultures promotes a more ‘global’ educational experience, enabling students to engage with issues from multiple perspectives, challenge conventional wisdom and effect real and meaningful change. We welcome you to the Faculty of Education and Arts at ACU. Together, we can shape futures.
Professor Tania Aspland
Executive Dean, Faculty of Education and Arts
Page last updated: 2017-06-27
Short url: https://handbook.acu.edu.au/948860