The Bachelor of Arts (BA) provides students with specialised and transferable skills that are highly sought after by employers. The skills students will develop include those in effective communication and creative thinking, adaptability, problem solving and analysis, teamwork, research, and professional and ethical conduct. The degree is designed to build a student's capacity for lifelong learning beyond graduation. Equipped with these skills, BA graduates consistently achieve positions of significance and influence in business, the community, and government and industry, and are ready to deal with different challenges and opportunities throughout their future careers in a range of exciting workplaces. Majors and minors are available in: Anthropology, Art History and Visual Culture, Asian Studies, Chinese Studies, Classics, Creative Writing, Criminology, Economics, English, French Studies, Gender Studies, Geography Environment and Population, German Studies, History, Indigenous Knowledges and Society, Indonesian Studies, International Business, International Development, Italian Studies, Japanese Studies, Linguistics, Management, Marketing, Modern Greek Studies, Music, Philosophy, Politics and International Studies, Psychology, Sociology, and Spanish Studies.

Course Fee:


International: $100,500

Entry Requirements:

SACE with four Stage 2 subjects including at least three 20 credit Tertiary Admissions Subjects and a further 20 credit points from recognised studies (or Yr 12 equivalent).

Structure:

Students can specialise in at least 1 major and 1 minor from a large list of areas of study. Students are also able to take elective courses in other areas of study from within the Faculty of Arts or from other faculty areas within the University.

Subjects you can Study:

Anthropology; Asian Studies; Chinese Studies; Classics; Creative writing; Criminology; Economics; English; French Studies; Gender studies; Geography Environment and Population; German Studies; History; Indigenous Knowledges and Society; Indonesian Studies; International Business; International Development; Italian Studies; Japanese Studies; Linguistics; Management; Marketing; Modern Greek Studies; Music; Philosophy; Politics and International Studies; Sociology; Spanish Studies.

Study Pathways:

Students may apply for credit on account of studies at bachelor degree level in any area of study. All applications for credit are considered individually and on their merits by the Faculty of Arts Office.

Further information:

The Faculty offers other special arrangements for combined degrees with Engineering, Music, Economics, Media, International Studies, Science, Teaching, Commerce and Law. This program can also be combined with any other program offered by the University of Adelaide. Special arrangements exist for some programs.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace 54 Yes Part time 6 years
North Terrace 54 Yes Full time 3 years

Walk in remarkable footsteps

The University of Adelaide’s international reputation for breaking new ground has been forged by a continuous stream of exceptional people. We count among our alumni five Nobel Laureates, over 140 Fulbright Scholars and more than 100 Rhodes Scholars, including Australia’s first female Indigenous recipient. The country’s first female prime minister also studied here, as did the first Australian-born professional astronaut in space.
Today, our high-achieving culture continues to attract the world’s best and brightest, including students from more than 90 countries.

Be ready for the future workforce

Although many of the jobs you could be doing in a decade’s time don’t yet exist, your best preparation for them does at the University of Adelaide. We’re constantly updating and refining our degrees to ensure that — wherever your passions lie, you’ll gain the flexible capabilities to explore every opportunity tomorrow brings.
Importantly, our degrees’ recognised quality that opens career paths everywhere. We’re ranked inside the world’s top 50 universities in four subject areas; in the top 100 for another 12, and the top 150 for 10 more.*

Learn from world-leading research

As South Australia’s only member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight (Go8) research-intensive universities, our researchers collaborate with industry, government and leading institutions around the globe to address the world’s greatest challenges.
Our research—rated 5/5 in over 40 distinct fields^ informs all our degrees. Importantly, it also generates a tangible community benefit. Our total contribution to South Australia’s economy is over $4.23 billion†.
 
* QS World University Rankings By Subject, 2019. ^ Excellence in Research for Australia, 2018. † London Economics, 2018. 
 
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