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Bachelor of Arts


Students enrol in the Bachelor of Arts in the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences (Course Code 708) who wish to undertake a major or double major in either Population Health and/or Psychology. Students who choose the Bachelor of Arts would normally choose elective subjects outside their major from the humanities and social sciences. Students also may choose a second major from outside the Faculty.

Entry Requirements / Assumed Knowledge

Domestic School Leavers are assumed to have completed at least 2 units of English at HSC level. International students are required to have achieved an IELTS score of 6.0, with a level of 6.0 in reading and writing and at least 5.0 in speaking and listening. Alternative pathways exist for mature age domestic students.

Course Requirements

The Bachelor of Arts (Course Code 708) is comprised of 144 credit points of subjects listed in the subject schedule for a major in the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, plus additional elective subjects chosen from Health and Behavioural Sciences, Arts or the General Schedule. Subjects to a value of at least 90 credit points of subjects must be selected from the Health and Behavioural Sciences or the Arts schedules. Students may undertake no more than 60 credit points of 100-level subjects. Students should refer to the Award Rules for the Bachelor of Arts (Course Code 708) for further details.

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