What will I learn?

Combine your love of science and the arts

A combined arts and science degree provides you with a strong scientific base and powerful communication talents. Choose from more than 20 specialisations in a wide range of areas including humanities, social sciences and science with the flexibility to tailor you own studies.

This degree is designed to build your scientific knowledge coupled with strong communication and critical thinking skills. When you graduate, you'll have diverse career choices in research institutes, planning agencies, public relations and management in industries related to technology, production and the environment.

In this program you will:

  • Choose from a wide range of major and minors that spark your interests and ambitions - for example, combine your interests in community work and public health, environment and heritage and environmental science, and many more
  • Earn two degrees in areas you're passionate about
  • Develop a niche skill set that sets you apart from other graduates
  • Gain work experience and make industry contacts through work-integrated learning courses

Majors

Arts majors: A broad range of arts majors are available from disciplines in social sciences, communication and languages. Please refer to Program Structure.

Science majors: Biology; Biotechnology; Chemistry; Ecology; Mathematics.

Majors:

Sunshine Coast
Majors: Creative Writing and Publishing; Criminology and Justice; English; Geography; History; International Studies; Japanese In-country (Major); Japanese Studies; Japanese In-country (Extended Major); Journalism; Psychology; Screen Media; Sociology; Sustainability - Society; Theatre and Performance

Online
Majors: Creative Writing and Publishing; Criminology and Justice; English; Journalism; Screen Media

Which department am I in?

School of Law and Society

CRICOS

022808M

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$26,400.00 (14,30,119) per year
AUD $1,05,600 for the entire course
Start date

Expected July 2022

Venue

University of the Sunshine Coast

90 Sippy Downs Drive,

SIPPY DOWNS,

Queensland,

4556, SUNSHINE COAST, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have One of the following: US High School Certificate + SAT scores, or SAT + AP scores, or ACT scores, or High School Diploma and AP. Students must have completed a minimum level of education similar to successful completion of Australian Year 12 with good grades. English Language Requirements accepted: IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each subtest; TOEFL: Paper-based: Overall score of 550 with minimum essay score of 4; TOEFL: Internet-based: Overall score of 76 with minimum score of 18 for writing; Pearson Test of English: Overall score of 50 with no communicative score less than 50; CAE/CPE: Overall score of 169 or above with no less than 162 in each skill; ISLPR (IIAA accredited)- (previously ASLPR): 3 in all four skill areas; Global Assessment Certificate (GAC): Successful completion with a minimum GPA of 2.3; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 2: Successful completion; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 3: Successful completion.

For international students

You must:

  • be at least 17 years of age, or have completed Year 12 or equivalent

IELTS (Academic) - Overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each subtest; TOEFL: Internet-based - Overall score of 76 with minimum score of 18 for writing; TOEFL: Paper-based - Overall score of 550 with minimum essay score of 4; Pearson Test of English - Overall score of 50 with no sub score less than 50; CAE/CPE (results after Jan 2015) - Overall score of 169 or above with no less than 162 in each skill; ISLPR (IIAA accredited)- (previously ASLPR) - 3 in all four skill areas; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 2 - Successful completion; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 3 - Successful completion; Global Assessment Certificate (GAC) - Successful completion with a minimum GPA of 2.3.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

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