Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science
Note: Some majors within the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science is available via external study only. Therefore, these majors may not available to international students who wish to study on-campus.
Increase your career prospects
This degree will broaden the range of your knowledge and skills in your area of specialisation, appealing to prospective employers in the public and private sectors.
A double degree of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science allows you to combine your chosen Arts degree with a range of science skills to enhance your employability. The Bachelor of Arts degree allows you to study across several skill and knowledge-bases in many different fields of study with plenty of flexibility. Combining this with your chosen major within the Bachelor of Science will give you success in many different careers and let you do it in less time than if you were completing two separate degrees.
The Information Technology major and the Computing major of this program are accredited at professional level by the Australian Computer Society and, through the Seoul Accord, is recognised in other countries.
As a graduate with a double degree, your career opportunities are extensive and vary widely depending on your chosen majors and can include employment in many fields the arts and science industries.
Other majors for the Bachelor of Science: Biology, Counselling, Computing, Environment & Sustainability, Human Physiology, Information Technology, Mathematics, Mathematics & Statistics, Psychology, Physical Sciences and Wine Science.
Other majors for the Bachelor of Arts: Anthropology, Archaeology, Anthropology and Archaeology Extended, Contemporary International Studies Extended, Contemporary Media Studies, Creative and Critical Writing, English Literature, English Literature Extended, History, History Extended, Indigenous Studies, International Relations, Journalism Studies, Journalism Extended, Language and Culture (German and Mandarin Chinese), Legal Studies, Public Relations Studies and Social Justice Studies.
|Courses to be studied||Units|
|plus 12 x Arts courses (1 x 8-unit major + 1 x 4-unit minor, or 1 x 12-unit major)||12|
|plus 13 x Science courses (1 x 8-unit major + 5 Science approved courses, or 1 x 12-unit major + 1 Science approved course)||132|
1 Students studying majors in Biology, and Human Physiology are only required to complete 6 core courses.
2 Students majoring in Mathematics, Statistics, Computing (eight-unit majors) or Information Technology (12-unit major) must take CIS1000 Information System Concepts.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this program:
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- Subject pre-requisite: English (4 SA) or equivalent. Find your country's level of qualification and minimum entry requirements for this program.
- For Science majors: A-level mathematics1 or equivalent
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
Pathway programs are also available if you don't meet the English entry requirements mentioned above.
How to apply
Note: Semester 3 courses are only available via distance education.
USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:
- Semester 3, 2017 - Monday 13 November 2017.
- Semester 1, 2018 - Monday 26 February 2018.
- Semester 2, 2018 - Monday 16 July 2018.