Bachelor of Arts

3 years full time
4 years full-time with Honours


Please note: Students who commenced their Bachelor of Arts candidature prior to the current year, must complete their degree under the resolutions for the year they commenced. (Please refer to the applicable previous Handbook for details.)

View a sample degree pathway or map

Requirements

To qualify for the award of the degree students must complete 144 credit points in total, including:

  • No more than 48 junior credit points and
  • At least 96 senior credit points including
  • At least one major from Table A of the Arts and Social Sciences Table of Units of Study

You must also be aware of the following limits

  • No more than 18 junior credit points from one subject area
  • No more than 60 senior credit points from one subject area
  • No more than 60 credit points from Table B of the Arts and Social Sciences Table of Units of Study

Pathways

There are many ways to structure the Bachelor of Arts degree. The following diagram provides an example of how a student enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts on a full-time basis (ie 24 credit points per semester) over 3 years, completing one major, might structure their degree.

            Credit Points
First Year S1 Arts(Table A) Major
Junior Pre-req Unit
Arts (Table A)
Junior Unit Choice
Arts (Table A)
Junior Unit Choice
Arts (Table A or B)
Junior Unit Choice
24
S2 Arts (Table A) Major
Junior Pre-req Unit
Arts (Table A)
Junior Unit Choice
Arts (Table A)
Junior Unit Choice
Arts (Table A or B)
Junior Unit Choice
24
Second Year S1 Arts (Table A) Major
Senior Unit
Arts (Table A)
Senior Unit Choice
Arts (Table A or B)
Senior Unit Choice
Arts (Table A or B)
Senior Unit Choice
24
S2 Arts (Table A) Major
Senior Unit
Arts (Table A) Major
Senior Unit
Arts (Table A or B)
Senior Unit Choice
Arts (Table A or B)
Senior Unit Choice
24
Third Year S1 Arts (Table A) Major
Senior Unit
Arts (Table A)
Senior Unit Choice
Arts (Table A or B)
Senior Unit Choice
Arts (Table A or B)
Senior Unit Choice
24
S2 Arts (Table A) Major
Senior Unit
Arts (Table A) Major
Senior Unit
Arts (Table A or B)
Senior Unit Choice
Arts (Table A or B)
Senior Unit Choice
24
          Total= 144

Note: The different shades of colour in the diagram above represent the amount of choice you have with regard to that component of your degree program: the lighter the shade, the wider the range of choice you have in selecting that particular component.

Name Telephone Email Location
Associate Professor Bronwyn Winter +61 2 9351 5643

747, A18 Brennan MacCallum