Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Gain a competitive edge in the job market by studying the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science double degree. Complement your understanding of science with invaluable skills like critical thinking and strong communication and open a world of exciting career options once you graduate.You don’t need to have a defined career path mapped out when you start this combined course. Choose from a wide range of science and arts study areas and discover what disciplines you love as you progress.The freedom to create your own study journey is a highlight of the course. So too is the extensive practical experience on offer. There are opportunities to gain a global perspective of arts with a range of international experiences. Plus, you’ll get hands-on training in world-class science labs and plenty of industry experience through community science projects and professional placements.


Students will undertake 16 credit points in the Faculty of Arts and Education and 16 credit points in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment. Course requirements for both the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Science must be satisfied.


  • Advertising
  • Animal biology
  • Anthropology
  • Arabic
  • Cell biology and Genomics
  • Chemistry
  • English - Children's literature
  • Chinese
  • English - Creative writing
  • English - Literature
  • Criminology
  • Design
  • Digital media
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Education
  • Environmental science
  • Gender and sexuality studies
  • History
  • Human biology
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Indonesian
  • International politics
  • International relations
  • Journalism
  • Mathematical modelling
  • Media studies
  • Middle East studies
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Plant biology
  • Politics and policy studies
  • Professional experience and practice
  • Public relations
  • Science
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Sport and society
  • Studies of religion
  • Sustainability and society
  • Visual arts

Standard entry requirements

VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL or equivalent.This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection considerations. Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement. For more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience refer to the Deakin University website.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Geelong Waurn Ponds International: $157,600 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
Melbourne Burwood International: $157,600 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Further information

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