The main focus of the program is on how human beings create, recognise and negotiate social meanings and values. An Arts degree will equip students with skills for many facets of life and provide opportunities to discover their talents, interests and abilities. Studying Arts enables students to develop highly sought-after skills such as critical thinking, communication, reasoning and problem solving.

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 (WACE or equivalent), including demonstrated competency in WACE English; satisfy any prerequisites for preferred majors

Structure:

Students can take either 1 or 2 majors within the Bachelor of Arts and can select a second major from the Commerce, Design or Science degrees.

Subjects you can Study:

Anthropology and sociology; Archaeology; Asian studies; Chinese; Classics and ancient history; Communication and media studies; English and cultural studies; French studies; German studies; History; History of art; Human geography and planning; Indigenous knowledge, History and heritage; Indonesian; Italian studies; Japanese; Korean studies; Law and society; Linguistics; Music studies; Music specialist studies; Philosophy; Political science and international relations; Psychology in society; Work and employment relations

Study Pathways:

Students who perform at a high level may apply to do one-year honours course. Students who complete the BA will also be eligible, subject to meeting prescribed course-specific requirements, to apply for admission to a range of postgraduate courses, including Juris Doctor, Master of Professional Accounting, Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Dental Medicine, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, Master of Urban Design and Master of Landscape Architecture. See the University's website for details of the full range of postgraduate courses, including specific entry requirements. A limited number of school-leaver pathway places are awarded to students in Bachelor degree courses (including this course), which guarantee them entry to postgraduate professional-entry courses in Medicine, Dentistry, Law and Engineering, subject to them completing the Bachelor degree course at an appropriate level.

Further information:

The University has a range of alternate-entry pathways and special admission provisions that include the use of STAT tests, and its Broadway and UWay schemes, Mature-age Access Program (MAP), other mature age entry (that uses an ATAR score based on two subjects) and special admission schemes for Indigenous students

Recognition:

Australian Psychology Accreditation Council recognises respectively the BA(Pass) and BA(Hons) with an appropriate psychology major as accredited courses of three and four years' duration.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00126G

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Crawley 80 Yes Full time 3 years
Crawley 80 Yes Part time 6 years
Albany Centre 80 Yes Full time 3 years
Albany Centre 80 Yes Part time 10 years

We recognise that the world is rapidly changing; that’s why our courses are designed to equip you for the careers of the future.

Established in 1911, UWA is recognised internationally as a top 100 research-intensive university. Its main campus is located next to the beautiful Swan River and just a few kilometres from the Perth CBD in Western Australia.

UWA has a broad research and teaching profile across a wide range of disciplines. Our course structure is based on globally successful models and is designed to ensure students gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in an international workplace. We offer a choice of more than 65 majors across five undergraduate degrees in Arts, Commerce, Biomedical Science, Science and Philosophy (Honours), ensuring subjects can be combined in a way to match career goals and personal interests. Students can also pursue a professional qualification at postgraduate level.

Our Perth campus is located on the Swan River, just 10 minutes from the city centre and close to many stunning beaches. The campus offers a range of cafes, bookshops, banks, a vibrant cultural precinct, social clubs and societies, a supportive Student Guild, and on- and off-campus accommodation options.

For international students, Perth’s warm, sunny climate and relaxed outdoor lifestyle make it the perfect location to reside while studying. Western Australia is also in the same time zone as many Asian countries, making it easier to keep in touch with family and friends.

We encourage all our domestic students to spend a semester on exchange and broaden their degrees by travelling overseas and studying at one of our 180+ internationally renowned partner institutions.

Whatever your field and degree level, you’ll have access to the university’s strong industry connections and alumni group. You’ll also gain practical first-hand work experience, get invited to a number of networking events, and in many cases receive training to prepare for the world of work.

Check out UWA’s Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and Instagram accounts for live updates about the university and the research we’re conducting.

Visit us online: www.uwa.edu.au

Provider CRICOS: 00126G


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