Deakin University

Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Gain a competitive edge in the job market by studying the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science double degree. Complement your understanding of science with invaluable skills like critical thinking and strong communication and open a world of exciting career options once you graduate. You don’t need to have a defined career path mapped out when you start this double degree. Choose from a wide range of science and arts study areas and discover what you love learning as you progress. The freedom to forge your own study journey is a highlight of the course. So too is the extensive practical experience on offer. There are opportunities to gain a global perspective of arts with a range of international experiences. Plus, you’ll get hands-on training in world-class science labs and plenty of industry experience through community science projects and professional placements.

Structure

Students will undertake 16 credit points in the Faculty of Arts and Education and 16 credit points in the Faculty of Science and Technology. Course requirements for both the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Science must be satisfied.

Subjects

  • Advertising
  • Animal biology
  • Anthropology
  • Arabic
  • Buddhist studies
  • Cell biology
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry and material science
  • Children's literature
  • Chinese
  • Creative writing
  • Criminology
  • Design
  • Digital media
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Education
  • Environmental science
  • Film, television and animation
  • Fisheries and aquaculture
  • Freshwater biology
  • Gender and sexuality studies
  • Genomics
  • Geography
  • Geography and society
  • History
  • Human biology
  • Indonesian
  • International politics
  • International relations
  • Islamic studies
  • Journalism
  • Language and culture studies
  • Literary studies
  • Mathematical modelling
  • Media studies
  • Middle East studies
  • Natural history
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Plant biology
  • Politics and policy studies
  • Professional experience and practice
  • Public relations
  • Science
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Sport and society
  • Studies of religion
  • Sustainability and society
  • Visual arts

Standard entry requirements

"Current or recent Year 12If you are currently studying Year 12 in 2020 or completed Year 12 in 2018 or 2019 and have not attempted higher education or VET study since, your selection is based on the following:Prerequisite subjectsUnits 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.ATARThis course uses the ATAR as part of its selection considerations. Higher education experienceIf you have undertaken at least one unit of higher education after secondary schooling, your selection is based on the criteria below.*VET education experienceIf you have undertaken at least one unit of Vocational Education and Training (VET) study after secondary school, your selection is based on the criteria below.*Work and life experienceIf you finished Year 12 more than three years ago or did not finish Year 12, your selection is based on the criteria below.** Selection criteriaThis course uses your entire academic record as part of its selection considerations.Senior secondary prerequisite subjectsUnits 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL or equivalent (https://policy.deakin.edu.au/document/view-current.php?id=161&_ga=2.4330550.441989856.1607289176-2070146848.1571014102), or Certificate IV: or higher, or concurrent Bachelor study.All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please read about other ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement (https://policy.deakin.edu.au/document/view-current.php?id=161&_ga=2.4330550.441989856.1607289176-2070146848.1571014102).Personal statementApplicants who wish their work and volunteer/other experience to be considered as part of their application for entry are required to submit a personal statement with details of their work and volunteer/other experience, motivation to study and any other factors relevant to their application for the course. Learn more about the personal statement (https://www.deakin.edu.au/courses/how-to-apply/preparing-your-application/how-to-write-a-personal-statement).STAT Multiple ChoiceApplicants who wish to use a general aptitude test for consideration for entry must complete the STAT (Multiple Choice). Learn more about the STAT Multiple Choice test (https://stat.acer.org/au).Selection is competitive and meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee selection. Our Admission Criteria and Selection Policy (https://policy.deakin.edu.au/document/view-current.php?id=34&_ga=2.68433684.441989856.1607289176-2070146848.1571014102) outlines the principles of selection."

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Geelong Waurn Ponds No
Melbourne Burwood No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

Further information

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