What will I learn?

A Bachelor of Arts lets you dive into higher learning with flexibility and freedom. We support your interests in the broad and vital study of history, society, culture and creativity.

The University of Adelaide is highest ranked for Arts in South Australia. From Classics to Criminology, Gender Studies to Geography-you can choose from the greatest number of study areas in the state.

What will you do?

Based on North Terrace, you’ll study in the centre of Adelaide’s cultural hub, surrounded by iconic establishments and festivals. You will:

  • experience a modern learning program taught with a global perspective
  • learn from deeply passionate and knowledgeable academics
  • build a suite of skills in critical thinking, communication, and research
  • form strong networks with your peers and teachers
  • develop positive connections in government, business and the community sector through internships
  • gain international experience through optional exchanges or study tours.

Career Readiness

Our graduates have great versatility in shaping their careers and follow highly successful paths in different areas: advertising, administration, business, community engagement, corporate communication, defence, diplomatic service, environmental management and planning, foreign affairs, humanitarian work, human resources, industry liaison, management, marketing, media, policy development, project management, psychology, public relations, publishing, research, social planning, youth work, academia and teaching.

Potential careers

Diplomat, Linguist, Manager / Business Management, Conservation Scientist, Member of Parliament, Parliamentary Adviser, Social Inclusion Officer, Historian, UN Human Rights Officer, Youth Worker, Teacher, Editor, Administrative Assistant, Anthropologist, Market Researcher, Arts Administrator, Author, Banker, Novelist, Columnist, Communications Officer, Personal / Research Officer (Local MP).

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Arts

CRICOS

002785A

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$33,500.00 (US$ 22,703) per year

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

Application deadline

Expected December 2019

More details

Start date

2 March 2020, 27 July 2020

Venue

The University of Adelaide (UoA)

North Terrace Campus,

UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE,

South Australia,

5005, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are required to successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification. United Entrance Certificate (UEC) 5. IELTS: Overall 6.5; Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing - 6; TOEFL Internet-based: Overall 79, Reading and Listening: 13, Speaking 18, Writing 21; Pearson – Overall 58, Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing - 50 and Cambridge - Overall 176, Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing – 169.

For international students

Australian Year 12 or equivalent.

Students from other countries should have country specific qualification equivalent to Australia.

English Language Requirements

IELTS: Overall 6.5 (Reading 6, Listening 6, Speaking 6, Writing 6); TOEFL: Internet-based: Total score of 79 with a minimum of 21 in Writing, 18 in Speaking and 13 in Reading and Listening; TOEFL Paper-based: Total score of 577 with a minimum of 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE); Pearsons: Overall 58 (Reading 50, Listening 50, Speaking 50, Writing 50); Cambridge: Overall 176 (Reading 169, Listening 169, Speaking 169, Writing 169).

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Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • The University of Adelaide College
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About this uni

The University of Adelaide works alongside governments, businesses, and other universities across Asia, Europe and North America.

  • Based in South Australia.
  • Ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world.
  • Member of Australia’s research-intensive Group of Eight.
  • Top 10 on The Economist’s list of world’s most liveable cities