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UAC code482030 - Newcastle
Duration4 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 10 years maximum.4 years full-time.
Mode of deliveryFace to Face
Start datesSemester 1 (21 Feb 2022), Semester 2 (18 Jul 2022), Semester 1 (21 Feb 2022), Semester 2 (18 Jul 2022),
FeesFind information about indicative course and program fees.
English proficiencyIELTS overall minimum - 6.0, IELTS section minimum - 6.0 Find out more about IELTS.
CRICOS CodeCRICOS code: 095148E
Program Code40124
Selection Rank
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Entry requirements

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

The combined Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (BA/BIE) empowers you to diversify your skills and better shape your future. Focus on what interests you – choose from 21 areas of study within arts and humanities. In addition, you will also benefit from hands-on teaching and mentoring across entrepreneurship and innovative thinking.

The first year of study is designed to provide a strong foundation in the principles and practices of business, equipping you with a core set of commercial and business development skills. You will complete studies across a broad range of business disciplines including:

  • accounting
  • law
  • marketing
  • entrepreneurship and innovation

Your second, third and fourth years of study will allow you to further enrich and diversify your learning and skillset. The combined program allows you to tailor your study experience undertaking courses relevant to your chosen major sequence.

Study areas

In addition to your core courses in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, you can also pursue your interests with 21 areas of study available across a range of fields in arts and humanities.

You will choose between:

  • a single major; or,
  • a single major and single minor.

Our majors are designed to develop work-ready graduates armed with rich knowledge and competitive skills.

For details, please refer to the Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship program plans and handbook.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.