Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

University of Southern Queensland USQ

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00244B (QLD); 02225M (NSW)

A double degree of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science allows students to combine their chosen Arts major(s) with a range of science skills to enhance employability. The Bachelor of Arts degree allows students to study across several skill and knowledge-bases in many different fields of study with plenty of flexibility. Combining this with their chosen major within the Bachelor of Science, students will enjoy success in many different careers.


  • 32 units: 7 core units
  • 1 x 8 unit Arts major plus 1 x 4 unit minor, or 1 x 12 unit Arts major
  • 1 x 8 unit Science major plus 5 electives, or 1 x 12 unit Science major plus 1 elective.


  • Science Majors: Psychology Extended
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Information Technology
  • Psychology
  • Astronomical and Space Sciences
  • Biology
  • Computing
  • Counselling
  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Food Science
  • Human Physiology
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Sciences
  • Plant Agricultural Science
  • Wine Science. Arts Majors: Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Anthropology and Archaeology
  • Contemporary International Studies
  • Contemporary Media Studies
  • Creative and Critical Writing
  • English Literature
  • English Literature Extended
  • History
  • History Extended
  • Indigenous Studies
  • International Relations
  • Journalism Studies
  • Journalism Extended
  • Legal Studies
  • Public Relations Studies
  • Social Justice Studies.

Standard entry requirements

  • Have achieved a minimum Overall Position (OP) 15, tertiary entrance rank 68 or equivalent qualification
  • Applicants must satisfy the requirements for admission to the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Science
  • English Language Proficiency requirements for Category 2.

Study pathways

The minimum requirements for exiting with a 24 unit Bachelor of Arts is as follows: Communication and Scholarship (Arts Core), 2 x 7 units majors plus additional courses as per the recommended enrolment pattern for the Bachelor of Arts (to be approved by the BA Program Coordinator).

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