Bachelor of Arts

University of Sydney

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

This program allows students the opportunity to study a broad range of subject areas and tailor the degree to suit their interests. It equips students with excellent communication, critical and analytical skills and can be combined with studies from across the university.

Structure

You 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.

Subjects

  • Table A: 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. Table S: Accounting
  • agricultural and resource economics
  • American studies
  • anatomy and histology
  • ancient Greek
  • ancient history
  • animal health, disease and welfare
  • animal production
  • anthropology
  • applied medical science
  • Arabic language and cultures
  • archaeology
  • art history
  • Asian studies
  • banking
  • behavioural science
  • biblical studies and classical Hebrew
  • , biochemistry and molecular biology
  • biology
  • business analytics
  • business information systems
  • business law
  • cell and developmental biology
  • chemistry
  • Chinese studies
  • computer science
  • cultural studies
  • data science
  • design
  • digital cultures
  • ecology and evolutionary biology
  • econometrics
  • economic policy
  • economics
  • education
  • English
  • environmental studies
  • European studies
  • film studies
  • finance
  • financial economics
  • financial mathematics and statistics
  • food science
  • French and francophone studies
  • gender studies
  • genetics and genomics
  • geography
  • geology and geophysics
  • Germanic studies
  • health
  • hearing and sp

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 HSC or equivalent. Assumed knowledge: Depends on majors chosen. Some units of study assume a level of knowledge of the subject area. Complete beginners may take all majors, including languages.

Recognition

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

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Camperdown/Darlington International: $117,000 Yes
  • Part-time : 6 years
  • Full-time : 3 years

Further information

Career opportunities: Examples depend on majors and include anthropologist, archaeologist, archivist, art historian, business administrator/manager, historian, heritage specialist, foreign affairs and trade officer, government policy officer, information specialist, journalist, museum/gallery curator, language specialist, media and communications officer, editor or publisher, researcher, sociologist.

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