Learn to identify and analyse social concerns and problems, develop positions on social issues, and propose possible interventions. The arts component provides skills in written communication, problem-solving, critical thinking, and interpersonal understanding. It offers a choice of subject areas in the humanities and social sciences. The social science component provides expertise to develop strategies and help find solutions to social issues in the local, national and international arenas. Graduates have key skills such as problem-solving, effective written and oral communication, information processing, creative and critical thinking, cross-cultural awareness, social research skills, and computer literacy. For more information, visit Bachelors of Arts/Social Science at UQ.
Refer to Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Social Science. Students cannot take the sociology major or extended major in the Bachelor of Arts.
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
Refer to Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Social Science.
4 years Full time or 8 years Part time