The Bachelor of Arts is UQ’s largest program with over 40 study areas on offer, giving you the opportunity to explore the subjects you love. As a Bachelor of Arts student, you’ll develop skills in written communication, problem-solving, critical thinking and interpersonal understanding, allowing you to think creatively, communicate effectively and examine the world around you. You can choose to undertake two majors, or a more concentrated extended major and a minor, plus a range of electives, tailoring the degree to suit your goals. Minors are available in each of the majors, and in the disciplines of gender studies, music psychology. For more information, visit Bachelor of Arts at UQ.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies; ancient Greek, ancient history; ancient history/history; anthropology; archaeology; art history; Australian studies (minor only); Chinese; Chinese translation and interpreting; criminology; drama; economics; English; English literature; English as an international language; film and television studies; French; French advanced; gender studies (minor only); geography; German; history; Indonesian; international relations; Italian; Japanese; Japanese advanced; journalism and mass communication; Korean; Latin; legal education studies; linguistics; mathematics; media and digital cultures; music; music psychology (minor only); peace and conflict studies; philosophy; political science; popular music and technology; professional writing and communication; psychology; Russian (minor only); sociology; Spanish; sports studies; studies in religion; writing.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.
English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C)
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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.
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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
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With a well-rounded education, the ability to think, analyse, and write effectively and with the specialist knowledge gained in your major, you’ll graduate with a range of career opportunities in government, community, not-for-profit and international organisations.
3 years Full time or 6 years Part time