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The combined Bachelor of Advanced Studies

Supercharge your undergraduate degree

Taken in combination with a three-year degree, the Bachelor of Advanced Studies supercharges your undergraduate experience.

By opting for the combined Bachelor of Advanced Studies, you will have the opportunity to:

  • design your own degree by combining studies from a range of disciplines
  • build on your expertise with advanced coursework and project work
  • complete a second major (see the shared pool of majors list)

The combined undergraduate degree focuses on disciplinary depth and cross-disciplinary problem-solving for real-world industry, community and research challenges. It will give you access to advanced modules, entrepreneurship and leadership skills, broaden your opportunities and prepare you for future success.

What is the difference between the 3 year and 4 year combined degree?

Table highlighting the differences between a 3 year degree and a 4 year combined Bachelor of Advanced Studies degree.

What is the course structure of a combined three-year degree and Bachelor of Advanced Studies?

Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4

Major 1 

Major 1

Major 1

Major 2

Major 1

Major 1

Major 1

Major 2

Major 2

Major 2

Major 1

Advanced coursework

Major 2

Major 2

Major 1

Advanced coursework

Elective

Elective

Major 2

Advanced coursework

Elective

Elective

Major 2

Advanced coursework

Elective

Elective

Elective

Project

Elective 

Open Learning Environment 

Open Learning Environment 

Project 

Shared pool of majors and minors

The shared pool of majors and minors allows you to explore a wide range of study areas within your degree. With the Bachelor of Advanced Studies you can combine your primary major with one of the areas below.

Majors and minors

  • Agriculture and Resource Economics
  • American Studies
  • Ancient Greek
  • Ancient History
  • Anthropology
  • Arabic Language and Cultures
  • Archaeology
  • Art History
  • Asian Studies
  • Biblical Studies and Classical Hebrew
  • Chinese Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Digital Cultures
  • Economic Policy
  • Economics
  • English
  • European Studies
  • Film Studies
  • French and Francophone Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • Germanic Studies
  • Hebrew (Modern)
  • History
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Indonesian Studies
  • International Comparative Literature Studies
  • International Relations
  • Italian Studies
  • Japanese Studies
  • Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture
  • Korean Studies
  • Latin
  • Linguistics
  • Modern Greek
  • Philosophy
  • Political Economy
  • Politics
  • Socio-legal Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish and Latin American Studies
  • Studies in Religion
  • Theatre and Performance Studies
  • Accounting
  • Banking
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Law
  • Finance
  • Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Project Management
  • Software Development
  • Anatomy and Histology
  • Applied Medical Science
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Health
  • Hearing and Speech
  • Immunology and Pathology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Neuroscience
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Music
  • Animal Health, Disease and Welfare
  • Animal Production
  • Behavioural Sciences
  • Biology
  • Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Data Science
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Financial Mathematics and Statistics
  • Food Science
  • Genetics and Genomics
  • Geography
  • Geology and Geophysics
  • History and Philosophy of Science
  • Marine Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Nutrition Science
  • Physics
  • Plant Production
  • Quantitative Life Sciences
  • Soil Sciences and Hydrology
  • Statistics