Bachelor of Arts

Macquarie University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

Arts graduates are sought after by employers because arts degrees ensure you develop strong capabilities in analysis, creativity, research, critical thinking, intercultural awareness and communication – capabilities that are in demand by employers and essential for success in the 21st-century workplace. Arts graduates are recognised by employers for their advanced skills in problem-solving and their ability to make ethical judgements. The Bachelor of Arts has been reimagined by our world-leading academics in consultation with industry partners and public-sector organisations, so you can be assured you’ll acquire the transferable and technical skills needed for success in today’s and tomorrow’s workplaces. Our approach allows you to turn your passion into a career by exploring your interests in-depth, and by honing your skills and knowledge through practical experiences and expert teaching.


240 credit points


  • Ancient History
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Ethics
  • Chinese Studies
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology
  • Croatian Studies
  • Education
  • English
  • French and Francophone Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • Geography
  • German Studies
  • Indigenous Studies
  • International Relations
  • Italian Studies
  • Japanese Studies
  • Media, Culture and Communications
  • Modern Greek Studies
  • Modern History
  • Music Studies
  • Performing Arts and Entertainment Industries
  • Philosophy
  • Politics
  • Psychological Science
  • Russian Studies
  • Social Justice
  • Sociology
  • Spanish and Latin American Studies

Standard entry requirements

Australian Year 12 or equivalent. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS: Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in each band, or equivalent.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
North Ryde International: $107,400 No
  • Full-time : 3 years

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