Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00005F

Prepare yourself for the workforce with the ultimate skill set. When you study the the Charles Sturt University Bachelor of Arts, you combine traditional humanities knowledge and skills, such as critical thinking, with professional specialisations and transferable employability skills. Study your way with the Bachelor of Arts online or via blended learning – to get the skills you need, wherever you want to take your career. Build a foundation then specialise: choose from 13 specialisations, including creative arts, performing arts, pathway to teaching and sociology subjects.


To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 192 points.


  • Creative Arts
  • English
  • Environmental Studies
  • History
  • Human Services
  • Justice Studies
  • Management and Marketing
  • Pathway to Teaching
  • Pathway to Teaching
  • Philosophy and Ethics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Writing and Publishing

Standard entry requirements

Minimum ATAR requirements (including adjustment factors)ORSuccessful completion of two university-level subjects (AQF level Associate Degree or higher) demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studiesORA completed AQF Certificate III or higher level qualification OR 50% completion of an AQF Diploma level qualificationORSuccessful completion of a Tertiary Preparation Course from an Australian University or an accredited provider demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.ORSpecial Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) with an equivalent ranking to the currently listed ATARORTwo years full time (or equivalent) work experience that meets the following requirement: the ability to demonstrate the development of literacy, analytical skills, and social-historical knowledge

Study pathways

Honours year is available. Charles Sturt University frequently recognises prior learning, including study at other institutions, in many of its degrees. Each request for credit is individually assessed prior to the start of the course.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Bathurst International: $63,840 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Online International: $127,680 Yes
  • Online/Off-campus : 6 years
Wagga Wagga International: $63,840 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Further information

The Bachelor of Arts followed by Charles Sturt University's graduate entry Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) is a pathway to secondary teaching. Further study in the Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) is another option for students looking to become primary teachers.

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