What will I learn?

This dual degree program allows students to combine studies in the unique and innovative Bachelor of Social Science program with a wide range of majors in the arts. For example, foreign language studies can be combined with a major in Development. The Bachelor of Social Science teaches students how to develop strategies to help find solutions to a range of social issues at the local, national and international level. Refer to the Bachelor of Social Science and the Bachelor of Arts for individual program details and requirements for majors.


  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  • Ancient History / Extended
  • Ancient History/History
  • Anthropology / Extended
  • Archaeology / Extended
  • Art History / Extended
  • Chinese / Extended
  • Chinese Translation and Interpreting / Extended
  • Classical Languages / Extended
  • Criminology / Extended
  • Development
  • Drama / Extended
  • Economics / Extended
  • English / Extended
  • English Literature / Extended
  • English as an International Language / Extended
  • Environment and Society
  • Film and Television Studies
  • French / Extended
  • Geography / Extended
  • German / Extended
  • Health and Society
  • History / Extended
  • Indonesian / Extended
  • International Relations / Extended
  • Italian
  • Japanese / Extended
  • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Korean / Extended
  • Legal Education Studies
  • Linguistics / Extended
  • Mathematics / Extended
  • Media and Digital Cultures
  • Music / Extended
  • Peace and Conflict Studies / Extended
  • Philosophy / Extended
  • Political Science / Extended
  • Popular Music and Technology
  • Professional Writing and Communication
  • Psychology / Extended
  • Public Policy
  • Russian
  • Social and Public Policy
  • Spanish / Extended
  • Sports Studies / Extended
  • Studies in Religion / Extended
  • Writing / Extended

Further study options

Graduates of the Bachelors of Arts/Social Science have the opportunity to progress into the following programs:

  • Bachelor of Social Science (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Which department am I in?

Business, Economics and Law



Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$33,744.00 (US$ 25,986) per year

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

Start date

22 February 2021, 26 July 2021


The University of Queensland

St Lucia Campus,



4072, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

IB score varies based on the subject taken. International Baccalaureate Diploma Scores: Minimum of 26 - 42. To be offered a place in an undergraduate program, you need to have successfully completed Queensland Year 12, or a qualification equivalent to Queensland Year 12, with the required minimum entry score for the program you're interested in studying. English Language Scores: IELTS: Overall Band Score of 6.5 AND a minimum score of 6 in each sub-band of Writing, Reading, Speaking and Listening; TOEFL (Internet-Based-iBT): Overall score 87 with a Writing score of 21 and Reading, Speaking and Listening scores of 19; TOEFL (Paper-based): Overall score of 570 and a minimum score of 5.0 in the Test of Written English (TWE) and 54 in Listening and Reading; PTE: Overall score of 64 with 60 in each communicative skills section; CAE/CPE: Overall Cambridge English Scale (CES) score of 176 with a minimum score of 169 in each skill; BE: A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all four macro skills.

For international students

Year 12 or equivalent English

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19. TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5. Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands. BEP - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills. CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands. OET is not accepted.

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


About this uni

UQ ranks 46th globally and has increased its standing for the second consecutive year in the QS World University Rankings for 2021.

  • UQ Business is a top business school in the Asia-Pacific
  • UQ Economics graduates are among highest paid in Australia
  • UQ Law ranks highly and is internationally recognised
  • UQ ranks 23rd globally for Hospitality & Leisure Management