Courses & Units

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts 13I

Hobart

Introduction

This is a four-year full-time degree course, offered on the Hobart campus only, which may also be studied part time. Students have a maximum of nine years to complete the degree.

These course rules and specifications apply to students commencing thecourse in 2010. For students who commenced prior to 2010, the applicable course rules are those from the year of commencement. i.e. students who commenced in 2006 should refer to the 2006 Handbook.

Summary

Course Name Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts
Course Abbreviation BA-BFA
Course Duration 4 Years
Maximum time to complete (Part-time) 9 Years
CRICOS code 039193J
Responsible Faculty Faculty of Arts

Intake

Locations

Location Study periods
Hobart Semester 1, Semester 2, Summer school, Winter school (early), Spring school

Objectives

See course objectives for the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts degree courses.

Additional Information

Aboriginal studies, Asian studies, behavioural science, Chinese, English, geography, history, Indonesian, natural environment and wilderness studies, philosophy, public policy, social ecology, sociology, gender studiesAboriginal studies, ancient civilisations, ancient Greek, Asian studies, Chinese, English, European studies, French, geography and environmental studies, German, history, Indonesian, Japanese, journalism and media studies, Latin, natural environment and wilderness studies, philosophy, political science, psychology, public policy, social ecology, sociology, gender studies

If you've previously undertaken study overseas, please review our list of equivalent qualifications.

Please note: international students should refer to the General Admission Requirements page for information regarding entry requirements.

The combined degree requirements consist of:
  • A major in each degree component of 8 units: 2 introductory, 2 intermediate and 4 advanced units
  • A minor in each degree component of 4 units: 2 introductory, 2 intermediate level units
  • Degree electives: 4 units in each degree component, 2 in each degree at introductory level and 2 in each degree at intermediate or advanced level.

Bachelor of Arts

In the Bachelor of Arts component, you choose a major, minor and 4 degree electives.

Bachelor of Fine Arts

In the Bachelor of Fine Arts component, you choose a major and 4 degree electives. The Art Theory minor is a compulsory minor for all students.

Course Structure

Bachelor of Arts component

  • Within the BA component you will be required to pass a total of 16 BA units comprising 1 major minimum; 1 minor minimum; and 4 Degree Electives (of which up to 2 only can be additional Introductory units and the remainder at Intermediate and/or Advanced level).  
  • With careful planning it may be possible to use the Degree Electives to form:- (1) a second minor; or (2) a second major (by building onto the minor). To have a second major or minor formally recognised, you will need to contact Arts Student Central, who will manually amended your study plan. Once amended, the second major or minor will be visible in your eStudent and you can enrol accordingly.

Choose 1 major from the following list:

Choose 1 minor from the following list: