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Duration3 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 8 years maximum.3 years full-time.
Mode of deliveryFace to Face, Online
Start datesSemester 1 (22 Feb 2021), Semester 2 (19 Jul 2021)No further intakeSemester 1 (22 Feb 2021), Semester 2 (19 Jul 2021)Semester 1 (22 Feb 2021), Semester 2 (19 Jul 2021)No further intakeSemester 1 (22 Feb 2021), Semester 2 (19 Jul 2021)
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English proficiencyIELTS overall minimum - 6.0, IELTS section minimum - 6.0 Find out more about IELTS.
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Program Code40096
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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.

Your core arts courses include practice-based projects and optional internships that further develop skills across digital literacy, problem-solving, innovative thinking and work-readiness.

Learning streams

In addition to choosing majors, minors and structured program pathways, you can focus your studies through optional learning pathways:

  • Entrepreneurial stream - work readiness and specified WIL courses
  • Online stream - online and part-time study
  • Global stream - languages acquisition, global and cultural awareness, international mobility, ie. student exchange
  • Innovator stream - digital learning and topics of inquiry

Arts Majors and minors

Study diverse majors and minors to develop your core specialisation and take charge of your future. Choose from 12 majors in the arts and humanities, as well as 21 minors, and hundreds of courses.

Enjoy flexible degree options, choosing one of the following study pathways:

  • a single major
  • a single major and single minor
  • a single major and double minor
  • a double major
  • double major and single minor.

This degree is offered face to face at the Callaghan campus location. A suite of majors, minors and courses are available online and via flexible delivery (e.g. blended, intensive, online or a combination of these). From 2019, there is the option to complete the program wholly online. Please refer to the program handbook for the majors and minors that are available via online delivery.

Arts Majors and minors

Study diverse majors and minors to develop your core specialisation and take charge of your future. Choose from 12 majors in the arts and humanities, as well as 21 minors, and hundreds of courses.

Enjoy flexible degree options, choosing one of the following study pathways:

  • a single major
  • a single major and single minor
  • a single major and double minor
  • a double major
  • double major and single minor.

This degree is offered face to face at the Callaghan campus location. A suite of majors, minors and courses are available online and via flexible delivery (e.g. blended, intensive, online or a combination of these). From 2019, there is the option to complete the program wholly online. Please refer to the program handbook for the majors and minors that are available via online delivery.

Advanced study options

For one extra year of study at the end of your Bachelor of Arts degree, you can gain a competitive edge and enhance your career prospects, opening yourself up to higher salaries and positions.

The Honours program will help refine your practical research skills. Over the year you will complete a research project focusing on a specific topic or problem in the arts and humanities. You could also utilise your research and writing skills or work placement experience to further your future work prospects.

Your studies and experience will allow you to secure innovative and exciting roles or lead into a career in research. Our diverse and multidisciplinary research and teaching clusters could also bring you in contact with national and international researchers enabling you to develop collaborative research projects.

The benefits gained from undertaking your Honours degree include the below:

  • you will develop high level analytical and research skills, along with expertise in your research area
  • you will set yourself apart in the highly competitive, global job market
  • enjoy access to extensive facilities and generous scholarships that are offered to Honours students
  • develop the abilities to make a significant and original contribution to your chosen field
  • you set the foundation for further postgraduate research such as a Research Higher Degree or Masters by coursework.

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) program handbook

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    Studying a degree combined with the Bachelor of Arts gives you the best of both worlds. The double degrees open new doors, allowing you to jumpstart your career with a stronger competitive edge in the job market. Own your future by expanding your areas of expertise and career options.

    In the course of your Bachelor of Arts studies, you might find that further studies undertaking a postgraduate degree can further your ambitions and qualify you for more specialised and rewarding careers.

    Depending on your chosen core specialisation, you may decide to undertake one of the below postgraduate qualifications.

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