Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

The Bachelor of Arts is designed to produce knowledgeable, articulate and innovative graduates recognised by their skills to think systematically and critically, gather and evaluate evidence from many and diverse sources, communicate clearly, and apply ethical principles to decision-making for a variety of professions and industries. The degree can also be taken as a pathway for students who wish to consider future study in teaching in secondary education. Students who successfully complete the first year of this degree may be eligible to apply for transfer into their chosen degree. Students who complete this course can progress to a postgraduate initial teacher education qualification. The three-year program offers specialisations and the choice of more than 20 majors and minors in the humanities, social sciences and visual arts to encourage students to design their own academic program to reflect their intellectual interests and career aspirations. An accelerated option is available for this course. By studying some units in summer and winter professional terms this course gives you the flexibility to accelerate and complete your degree in 2. 5 years.


240 credit points.


  • Ancient languages
  • Arts
  • Biblical studies
  • Business studies
  • Church history
  • Communication
  • Creative writing
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • Epistemology and hermeneutics
  • Ethics and applied ethics
  • Geography
  • Graphic design
  • History
  • History of philosophy
  • Literature
  • Logic
  • Mathematics
  • Media
  • Media production
  • Metaphysics
  • Moral theology
  • Music
  • Philosophical anthropology
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy of mind
  • Philosophy of religion
  • Politics and international relations
  • Secondary education
  • Social and political philosophy
  • Sociology
  • Studies of religion
  • Study of religions
  • Teaching mathematics
  • Technology
  • Theology
  • Visual arts
  • Youth work

Standard entry requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy that includes meeting a minimum ATAR requirement. International applicants must meet the English Language Requirements as defined in the Admissions to Coursework Programs Policy. To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12, or equivalent: New South Wales Assumed knowledge: 2 units of English (any) (Band 3), Mathematics (other than Mathematics General 2) for study in Mathematics (Band 3) Queensland Prerequisites: English (Units 3 & 4, C) Victoria Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English. Prerequisite for study in Mathematics: Units 3 and 4: Mathematical Methods. *Disclaimer: The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Blacktown (St Josephine Bakhita) International: $72,312 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo) International: $72,312
  • ATAR: 58.50
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Melbourne (St Patrick's) International: $72,312 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Strathfield (Mount Saint Mary) International: $72,312 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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