Bachelor of Arts

with a major in History

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Course rules

To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Arts, students must complete 300 credit points comprising of:

  • 3 core units of study (50 credit points)
  • 8 units of study from an Arts discipline major in one of the following: Advertising, Chinese, Cinema and Screen Studies, Creative Writing and Literature, Criminology, Digital Advertising Technology, Environmental Sustainability, Games and Interactivity, Global Studies, History, Indigenous Studies, Japanese, Journalism, Media Industries, Philosophy, Politics and International Relations, Professional Writing and Editing, Social Media, and Sociology (100 credit points)
  • 12 units of study (150 credit points) comprising of a second major, and/or co-major, and/or advanced minor/s, and/or minor/s, and/or electives.

Students also have an opportunity to undertake a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Professional Placement.

Professional Placements
Professional Placements are subject to a competitive selection process. International students may be eligible for a Professional Placement where a relevant Professional degree exists.

International students who successfully gain a placement through the selection process will be required to change courses to the relevant Professional degree, in order to complete a placement and should consider any visa and extended study duration implications prior to applying.

Students who undertake a 12-month professional placement are subject to the following course rules and must complete 375 credit points comprising:

  • 3 core units of study (50 credit points)
  • 8 units of study from an Arts discipline major in one of the following: Advertising, Chinese, Cinema and Screen Studies, Creative Writing and Literature, Criminology, Digital Advertising Technology, Environmental Sustainability, Games and Interactivity, Global Studies, History, Indigenous Studies, Japanese, Journalism, Media Industries, Philosophy, Politics and International Relations, Professional Writing and Editing, Social Media, and Sociology (100 credit points)
  • 4 units of study from the Professional Placement Co-Major (100 credit points)
  • 10 units of study (125 credit points) comprising of a second major, and/or co-major, and/or advanced minor/s, and/or minor/s, and/or electives

Students who elect to undertake a 6-month professional placement are subject to the following course rules and must complete 337.5 credit points comprising:

  • 3 core unit of study (50 credit points)
  • 8 units of study from an Arts discipline major in one of the following: Advertising, Chinese, Cinema and Screen Studies, Creative Writing and Literature, Criminology, Digital Advertising Technology, Environmental Sustainability, Games and Interactivity, Global Studies, History, Indigenous Studies, Japanese, Journalism, Media Industries, Philosophy, Politics and International Relations, Professional Writing and Editing, Social Media, and Sociology (100 credit points)
  • 2 units of study from the Professional Placement Minor (50 credit points)
  • 11 units of study (137.5 credit points) comprising of a second major, and/or co-major, and/or advanced minor/s, and/or minor/s, and/or electives

Students may not complete more than 125 credit points at Introductory Level. A unit of study can only be counted once, where units are shared between majors and/or minors, students must choose an approved alternate.