Students gain essential knowledge and skills in critical thinking and analysis. They can design a degree to suit personal interests and career ambitions by selecting two majors or one major and two minors or one extended major and one minor from a broad range of discipline areas such as creative writing and publishing, criminology and justice, English, geography, history, Japanese, sociology and psychology. The program is a strong base for further studies in education, law or honours. For more information, visit Bachelor of Arts at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.
In 2022, first and second-year courses in this degree will be available online and third-year courses from 2023. If you wish to study online and are intending to apply for credit for previous studies, please contact Student Central to discuss your options.
Please note: Not all courses are available online. Depending on your choice of majors and/or electives, some courses may require regular on-campus attendance at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast Sunshine Coast or UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast Moreton Bay. For more detail, please visit the UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast website.
Creative writing and publishing, criminology and justice, English, geography, history, international studies, Japanese studies, journalism, psychology, screen media, sociology, sustainability – society, theatre and performance.
The Inherent Academic Requirements of a program are those fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the program, while maintaining the academic integrity of that program. For information, visit Inherent Academic Requirements on the UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast website.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast and for this course, refer to UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’s website.
Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years
For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.
Highest Rank to receive an offer
Median Rank to receive an offer
Lowest Rank to receive an offer
ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors
ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors
Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.
For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.
Higher education study
Vocational Education and Training (VET) study
Work and life experience
Recent secondary education
Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank
Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered
Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
Depending on major: applied sociology, community and welfare services, ecotourism, media, interpreting/translating (with further study), policy development, psychology (with further study), public administration, publishing, research, teaching (with further study).
3 years Full time or 6 years Part time