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Personalise your course, develop your creative and critical thinking, and learn from the best. The BA offers a flexible approach to studying the humanities, social sciences and languages.


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Study areas

The BA offers over 30 areas of study. Asian studies, European languages, communications, philosophy and political science are examples of many.

Course structure

Course structure

The BA is a three-year (full-time) course that offers the unique flexibility to choose your major(s) and/or minor. View examples of how you can structure your course.

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Arts Foundation subjects

The Faculty of Arts has developed six first-year Arts Foundation subjects. These subjects introduce you to ways of understanding complex issues across multiple disciplines.

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Breadth subjects

Most of your core BA subjects will be offered by the Faculty of Arts. Breadth subjects come from outside the Faculty and range from agriculture to law to medicine!

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Bachelor of Arts (Extended)

The Bachelor of Arts (Extended) is a course for motivated and aspiring Indigenous students who have not obtained the results for direct entry into the Bachelor of Arts.

Dr Parshia Lee-Stecum talks about the course

Why study a BA?

Watch a video where Associate Professor Parshia Lee-Stecum chats about the course and students talk about their experiences. With transcript.