Bachelor of Arts

Why study the Bachelor of Arts?

The Bachelor of Arts is a flexible degree that provides students with the optimal balance between a defined sequence of study and flexible course options. This innovative program has been designed to develop graduates with the key practical skills and interdisciplinary knowledge required to be the leaders of tomorrow. The program will provide you with highly developed skills in written communication, problem-solving, critical thinking and interpersonal understanding. A BA graduate is someone who has gained skills and knowledge and can apply these skills in many different jobs, careers and life situations. You can choose from a wide range of majors, tailoring the degree to suit your own particular career aspirations. The program is also available in dual degree format. The honours program requires an additional year of study and calls for greater specialisation in a chosen area at a high standard of scholarship.

The BA offers a wide choice of academic subject areas in the core disciplines of humanities and social sciences. Students tailor the degree to suit their own career aspirations - there are many majors from which to choose. Students undertake two majors, or a more concentrated extended major and a minor, plus a range of electives.