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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 offers you the time and flexibility required to design your own degree.

Bachelor of Advanced Studies

Discover how you can design your own degree with over 100 majors and minors.

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) or a traditional fourth year Honours program (by application)

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 as you acquire multidisciplinary knowledge and critical analytical skills that complement your primary area of study.

The shared pool is available to all students studying the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Design Computing, Bachelor of Advanced Computing, Bachelor of Economics, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Visual Arts, as well as all Bachelor of Advanced Studies degrees.

Majors listed below are also available as minors, unless specifically indicated as a major or minor only.

Majors and minors