Bachelor of Arts

University of Sydney

This program allows students the opportunity to study a broad range of subject areas and tailor the degree to suit their interests. It equips students with excellent communication, critical and analytical skills and can be combined with studies from across the university.

Course Fee:

International: $117,000

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 HSC or equivalent. Assumed knowledge: Depends on majors chosen. Some units of study assume a level of knowledge of the subject area. Complete beginners may take all majors, including languages.


You will complete a major from Table A and a second major or a minor, and elective units, from Table A or Table S and the Open Learning Environment.

Subjects you can Study:

Table A: Agricultural and resource economics; American studies; ancient Greek; ancient history; anthropology; Arabic language and cultures; archaeology; art history; Asian studies; Australian literature; biblical studies and classical Hebrew; Celtic studies; Chinese studies; criminology; cultural studies; digital cultures; diversity studies; econometrics; economics; economic policy; English; European studies; film studies; financial economics; French and francophone studies; gender studies; Germanic studies; Hebrew (modern); history; Indigenous studies; Indonesian studies; international comparative literary studies; international relations; Italian studies; Japanese studies; Jewish civilisation, thought and culture; Korean studies; Latin; linguistics; modern Greek studies; music; philosophy; political economy; politics; psychology; Sanskrit; social policy; socio-legal studies; sociology; Spanish and Latin American studies; studies in religion; theatre and performance studies; writing studies. Table S: Accounting; agricultural and resource economics; American studies; anatomy and histology; ancient Greek; ancient history; animal health, disease and welfare; animal production; anthropology; applied medical science; Arabic language and cultures; archaeology; art history; Asian studies; banking; behavioural science; biblical studies and classical Hebrew;, biochemistry and molecular biology; biology; business analytics; business information systems; business law; cell and developmental biology; chemistry; Chinese studies; computer science; cultural studies; data science; design; digital cultures; ecology and evolutionary biology; econometrics; economic policy; economics; education; English; environmental studies; European studies; film studies; finance; financial economics; financial mathematics and statistics; food science; French and francophone studies; gender studies; genetics and genomics; geography; geology and geophysics; Germanic studies; health; hearing and sp

Further information:

Career opportunities: Examples depend on majors and include anthropologist, archaeologist, archivist, art historian, business administrator/manager, historian, heritage specialist, foreign affairs and trade officer, government policy officer, information specialist, journalist, museum/gallery curator, language specialist, media and communications officer, editor or publisher, researcher, sociologist.


Note that completion of the Accounting major is not sufficient for associate membership to CPA Australia or Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand (CAANZ). A direct professional accreditation pathway covering all the required core knowledge criteria is only available through the Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Economics

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00026A

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Camperdown/Darlington 80 Yes Part time 6 years
Camperdown/Darlington 80 Yes Full time 3 years
The University of Sydney aims to create a place where the best researchers and most promising students can achieve their full potential. Student life offers a vibrant and exciting range of opportunities outside the classroom. The University has over 200 clubs and societies to join, many bars and cafes, and sporting complexes. Join the University of Sydney and discover why they are number one in Australia and fourth in the world for graduate employability in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings, and have 13 disciplines ranked amongst the top 20 in the QS 2016/17 Subject Rankings. Provider CRICOS: 00026A

Provider CRICOS: 00026A

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