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Undergraduate

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science (BASC)
CRICOS: 078597K

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 4 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start
  • Jan, May, Sep
Note: Some majors within the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science is available via external study only. Therefore, these majors may not available to international students who wish to study on-campus.

Overview

  • Combine your chosen Science degree with a range of Arts skills and knowledge to enhance and expand your employment opportunities in scientific fields, in science communication and journalism, and in policy-making.
  • Develop your skills and knowledge-base in many different scientific areas by taking a major in Environment and Sustainability, Animal or Plant Science, Psychology, and Wine Science.
  • Combining this with your chosen major within the Bachelor of Arts such as Journalism, Contemporary Media, International Relations or Social Justice will enable you to communicate and explain the significance of scientific research widely and to make informed policy-decisions.
  • Why study a double degree?
    • Improve your transferrable skillset which can be applied to several industries and sectors.
    • You put yourself in a competitive position to excel in the workplace.
    • It takes less time than doing the degrees separately.
    • You save time and money.
    • You graduate with two testamurs (official certificates) for each of your degrees.
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Career outcomes

  • As a graduate with a double degree, your career opportunities are extensive and vary widely depending on your chosen majors and can include employment in many fields the arts and science industries.

Entry requirements

Subject pre-requisites, assumed knowledge and recommended prior study may differ depending on your chosen majors within the double degree. Please refer to the Entry Requirements tab of each major within Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science for more information.

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this degree. If your country is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility. 

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Pathways

If you don't meet the entry requirements, we have pathway options available to you.

 

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 32 units.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 71
12 x Arts courses (1 x 8-unit major plus 1 x 4-unit minor or 1 x 12-unit major) 12
13 x Science courses (1 x 8-unit major plus 5 approved Science courses or
1 x 12-unit major plus 1 approved Science course)
132
Total 32

1 Students studying majors in Biology and Human Physiology are only required to complete 6 core courses.

2 Students majoring in Mathematics, Statistics, Computing (8-unit majors) or Information Technology (12-unit major) must take CIS1000 Information System Concepts course.

Refer to the UniSQ Handbook for an example of courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 30120
On-campus

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 30120

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2024. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Scholarships

At UniSQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to UniSQ.

CRICOS: 078597K

Note: Semester 3 courses are only available via online study.

The semester start date is:

  • Semester 3, 2023 starts on Monday 13 November, 2023.

Intakes

You can select to start your study in Trimester 1, 2 or 3.

Study period  Orientation  Study period start date Finish date
Trimester 1, 2024  Monday 15 January Monday 22 January Friday 26 April 
Trimester 2, 2024 Monday 6 May Monday 13 May  Friday 16 August
Trimester 3, 2024 Monday 26 August Monday 2 September Friday 6 December 

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