Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Advanced Studies

University of Sydney

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00026A

The B Advanced Studies is not a standalone degree. In the combined degree you will complete two majors, one from Table A and the other from either Table A or Table S, which includes majors from across the University. Major studies are complemented by short foundation courses in the Open Learning Environment in areas such as entrepreneurial thinking, persuasive communication, project management and ethical reasoning. You will have the opportunity to undertake advanced, academically challenging coursework and a community, industry, research or entrepreneurial project in your final year.


192 credit points. Students 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.


  • 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

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 HSC or equivalent
  • Selection via ATAR. Assumed knowledge: It is strongly recommended that students undertaking this degree have prior experience of language learning and therefore familiarity with the kind of study necessary to succeed in language acquisition.


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.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Camperdown/Darlington International: $172,000
  • ATAR: 80
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

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