Bachelor of Arts (Advanced)

The University of Adelaide

This degree provides a challenging avenue of study for high-achieving students to develop advanced research skills in preparation for higher degree studies and leadership in their chosen career. Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) students have the advantage of an individual academic mentor throughout their degree, providing a uniquely tailored learning and development experience. From first year, BA (Advanced) students undertake level II courses, and at level III, specific courses that provide a thorough grounding and distinct advantage for future study, or a career involving research. With the addition of exclusive events, such as workshops, seminars, industry talks and guest presentations, students are supported not just to reach their potential, but to thrive in their studies. Note: Students must maintain a GPA of 5.0 or they will be required to transfer to the Bachelor of Arts. The Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) provides students with specialised and advanced knowledge in two of the following disciplines: Anthropology, Asian Studies, Chinese Studies, Classics, Creative Writing, English, French Studies, Gender Studies, Geography Environment and Population, German Studies, History, International Development, Japanese Studies, Linguistics, Philosophy, Politics and International Studies and Spanish Studies.

Course Fee:


International: $96,000

Entry Requirements:

SACE with 4 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); Selection via ATAR

Structure:

BA (Advanced) students are appointed an academic mentor for the duration of their degree and are able to focus on advanced level study from the first year of study. Students will study two majors, undertake a 3-unit course in advanced humanities theory and method, and complete a 6-unit research project in their final year under the supervision of their academic mentor. The remainder of the degree is made up of free choice electives from disciplines within the Faculty of Arts. Students studying this program will attend various discipline research seminars and career and industry talks.

Subjects you can Study:

Anthropology; Asian Studies; Chinese studies; Classics; Creative Writing; English; French Studies; Gender Studies; Geography Environment and Population; German Studies; International Development; Japanese Studies; History; Linguistics; Philosophy; Politics and International Studies; Spanish Studies.

Study Pathways:

The BA (Advanced) is an excellent pathway to PhD study via Honours.

Further information:

Note: Students must maintain a GPA of 5.0 or they will be required to transfer to the Bachelor of Arts.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Related Careers:

Anthropologist, Historian,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace 95.55 No Full time 3 years
North Terrace 95.55 No Part time

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Our main campus is located on North Terrace, one of the premier streets in Adelaide’s CBD. Surrounded by the State’s Art Gallery, Museum and Library, the campus is also walking distance from shops, cafes, businesses, parklands and Adelaide Oval. 
The North Terrace campus itself is stunning. A mixture of historical sandstone buildings and new purpose-built facilities. It’s a hive of activity and has a rich campus life, with most of the 27,000 students attending classes there each day. 
The University also has a campus at Roseworthy, 55kms north of Adelaide. Roseworthy is home to South Australia’s only veterinary school and houses internationally renowned equine, companion and production animal health centres. 
Our Waite campus is 8kms walk south of Adelaide and is the biggest plant and agricultural science research site in the Southern Hemisphere. 

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A University of Adelaide degree doesn’t just get you your first job, a degree at Adelaide sets you up for a lifetime of learning and a successful career. 
Our students become more than just masters of their discipline, they learn how to think differently, solve problems, innovate and adapt to their environment. 
All our degrees include a strong research component, allowing students to contribute to discoveries from their first day at university.
We also provide our students with the opportunity to learn from internationally-acclaimed researchers, in small groups. We work closely with employers to ensure our students graduate with the skills they need to succeed in the workplace. 

Build a career from our reputation 

Established in 1874, the University of Adelaide is the third-oldest university in Australia. 
We are a member of the leading universities in Australia, the Group of Eight (Go8) coalition, and have strong partnerships with government, a wide range of industries, and universities right across the globe.    
Many notable people studied at the University of Adelaide, including astronaut Andy Thomas, former Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard and Nobel laureates William and Lawrence Bragg. World leaders, CEOs, Rhodes Scholars and Olympians are also amongst our alumni. 
 
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