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Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Business




What will I learn?

A UOW Arts and Business degree will teach you the essential skills needed to think critically about the world of business. It provides you with an understanding of the corporate and commercial environment including management, operations, marketing, accounting, economics and finance. At the same time you will study the traditional areas of Arts including history, literature, languages and philosophy and the disciplines of social sciences; cultural studies, sociology and politics. In this degree you will learn essential skills to utilise in your everyday life for decades to come. These include effective communication and problem solving, negotiating, and collaboration and time management; all skills essential for high achievement in a range of global business, government or NGO careers.

A Bachelor of Arts degree is one of the most popular degrees at University. Students who are passionate and curious about humanity and society enjoy the breadth and flexibility of the Bachelor of Arts degree. This degree will allow you to hone your skills of analysis and interpretation, and your ability to synthesise complex ideas; skills that are essential to practical problem solving and highly valuable to a wide range of employers. Every real-world problem today has a cultural and social dimension that can be understood using the skills you will gain doing a Bachelor of Arts degree, whichever major you choose.

Today’s business environment is dynamic and complex. The Bachelor of Business degree provides core skills in many business functions as well as specialist knowledge in a chosen field. Throughout this degree you will have the opportunity to gain practical, real-world experience and make professional connections, including the opportunity to participate in the Business Internship program.

What you will study

You will choose one major in the Bachelor of Arts degree; Archaeology and Ancient History, English Literatures, Environmental Humanities, French, History, Indigenous Studies, Japanese, Legal Studies, Mandarin (Non-Chinese Background Students), Mandarin (Character Background Students), Philosophy, Photography, Politics, International Relations, Sociology, Spanish, Creative Writing, or Writing and English Literatures. In addition to the arts major you will also choose a minor or a second major from the Bachelor of Arts offerings.

You will also choose one major from the Bachelor of Business degree: Accountancy, Business Law, Economics, Finance, Financial Planning, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, Public Relations, Supply Chain Management.

Why choose this course

Studying a double degree at UOW allows you to tailor a course specifically to your interests and choose the direction your program takes. A double degree lets you stand out from the crowd through your breadth of skills and expertise. Our double degree in Arts and Business combines expertise in humanities and social research and analysis with a focus on real world business skills and experience.

Career opportunities

Archiving and Librarianship
Art & Design

Business Development & Administration
Community & Social Services

Government Policy

Healthcare Policy & Management
Heritage Specialist

Human Resources
Information Technology & Design
Social Policy
Translation & Interpreting

Legal Work
Marketing & Advertising
Media & Publishing
Production and Management
Tourism and Hospitality

Which department am I in?

Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities



Study options

Full Time (4.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$31,776.00 (US$ 21,342) per year
AUD $142,992 for the entire course; Session fees: AUD $15,888

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

31 May 2023

More details

Start date

24 July 2023


University of Wollongong

Northfields Avenue,


New South Wales,

2522, WOLLONGONG, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To be eligible for admission into this degree you need to have completed an undergraduate degree. The UOW School of Law requires a minimum average mark of 70% (or GPA/WAM equivalent).

For international students

Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia.
In order to succeed in your chosen course, it is assumed you have completed relevant subjects in your senior high school studies or other relevant qualifications. This is particularly important for degrees which have a strong basis in Mathematics or Science.

English Requirements

IELTS Academic Overall Score of 6.5, reading 6.0, writing 6.0, listening 6.0, speaking 6.0;

TOEFL (Internet-based) score of 86, reading 18, writing 18, listening 17, speaking 17; PTE Academic overall score of 62; All bands 54.

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


About University of Wollongong

A world-leading institution, University of Wollongong provides an innovative and transnational global education for its students.

  • Top 1% of universities (QS World University Rankings)
  • 72% graduate employment rate
  • 5+ star university (QS Stars Rating System 2021)
  • Partnerships with over 400 institutions in 45 countries

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