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Bachelor of Advanced Studies

Design your own degree to follow your interests
Challenge yourself through advanced coursework and a major project, and make the most of industry and community partnerships.

What courses can it be combined with?

The Bachelor of Advanced Studies can be taken in combination with a three-year liberal studies, professional or specialist bachelor's degree, including:

How does the combined Bachelor of Advanced Studies differ from a 3-year bachelor degree?

The combined Bachelor of Advanced Studies enables you to:

  • Design your own degree by combining majors from a range of disciplines.
  • Complete a second major* from either your primary study area or the shared pool of majors and minors.
  • Extend your knowledge and deepen your critical thinking skills through advanced coursework and a major project, or complete an honours project. 
  • Work on real-world industry, community and research challenges across disciplines.
 
Bachelor's degree Degree Combined Bachelor of Advanced Studies
3 years Duration 4 years
Major
Second major*
Minor (or for some courses, a second major)  
Open Learning Environment
Electives
Exchange (available)
  Advanced coursework
  Substantial project
  Honours (available)

The above table applies to the courses listed above.

* A second/double major is not available in Design Computing.

Indicative course structure: Combined Bachelor of Advanced Studies**

Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Major 1  Major 1 Major 1 Major 2
Core/elective Open Learning Environment unit Major 1 Major 2
Core/elective Elective Elective Advanced coursework
Minor/Major 2 Minor/Major 2 Minor/Major 2 Advanced coursework
Major 1 Major 1 Major 1 Advanced coursework
Core/elective Open Learning Environment unit Major 1 Advanced coursework
Core/elective Elective/
Major 2
Elective/
Major 2
Project
Minor/Major 2 Minor/Major 2 Minor/Major 2 Project

** Please note this course structure is indicative only and subject to change.