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Bachelor of Arts
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

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, a major and two minors, 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, Latin American studies, music psychology, professional pathways: humanity and society and studies in Australian culture. For more information, visit Bachelor of Arts at UQ.

Majors

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies; ancient history; ancient history/history; anthropology; archaeology; art history; Chinese; Chinese translation and interpreting; classical languages; criminology; drama; economics; English; English literature; English as an international language; film and television studies; French; gender studies (minor only); geography; German; history; Indonesian; international relations; Italian; Japanese; journalism and mass communication; Korean; Latin American studies (minor only); linguistics; mathematics; media and digital cultures; music; music psychology (minor only); peace and conflict studies; philosophy; political science; popular music and technology; professional pathways: humanity and society (minor only); professional writing and communication; psychology; public policy; Russian; sociology; Spanish; sports studies; studies in Australian culture (minor only); studies in religion; writing.

Admissions Criteria

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Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C)

OP/Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of OP/Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

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Highest OP/Rank to receive an offer

Median OP/Rank to receive an offer

Lowest OP/Rank to receive an offer

OP/Rank excluding adjustment factors

1/99

9/82

13/72

OP/Rank including adjustment factors

1/99

9/83

12/75

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

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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 OP/Rank

Admitted where both OP/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and OP/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

168

33

27

269

<5*

N/P#

97

619

Percentage of all students

27.1%

5.3%

4.4%

43.5%

<5*

N/P#

15.7%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

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.

Course Code
707001
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$7040 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Humanities
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Brisbane
 
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