Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
Course summary for international students
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
|Length||4 years full time|
|Next available intake|
March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2), November (Trimester 3)*
*Trimester 3 intake for Melbourne Burwood campus only.
|Indicative annual fee 2015||$25,480* AUD|
|CRICOS course code||073788K|
IELTS overall score of 6 (with no band score less than 6) or equivalent
|Deakin course code||D311|
|VTAC Codes||1400314393 - Waurn Ponds (Geelong), International full-fee paying place|
1400514393 - Burwood (Melbourne), International full-fee paying place
|Faculty contacts||Deakin International|
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
New course version commencing from 2015.
Notes: Trimester 3 2014 commencing students to refer to 2014 course versions:
- Course overview
- Cloud (online) studies
- Fees and charges
- Career opportunities
- Course rules
- Entry requirements - general
- Entry requirements - specific
- Credit for prior learning - general
- How to apply
- Alternate exits
This combined course enables students to pursue studies in a variety of contemporary themes such as the body, the environment, science policy and practice, and others. Students may combine major sequences such as public relations/chemistry, philosophy/mathematics, sociology/biology, environmental science/journalism. Refer to courses S320 and A300 for specific campus of offer.
Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.
Cloud (online) studies
Deakin offers many courses which can be studied by distance education overseas.
However, international students living in Australia must, in each compulsory trimester (that is, Trimesters 1 and 2), enrol in at least one unit that is offered as a Campus located unit and can, in addition enrol in units offered via Cloud (online). International students are not permitted to do more than 25% of their total course via Cloud (online) learning. Best practice is to enrol in mostly Campus located units in each compulsory trimester.
In a non-compulsory trimester (Trimester 3), international students may study Cloud (online) units only.
Fees and charges
Fee paying place - International (IFP)
A fee paying place is one for which the University does not receive any government funding. As such, students enrolled in these places are required to contribute the full cost of their course.
Fees for international students apply to persons living in Australia with Temporary Resident status, provided that there is no limitation on study and persons living abroad who are not Australian citizens and do not have Permanent Resident status in Australia.
Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL)
EFTSL is the standard annual full time load. Eight credit points is the standard full time load for one year of study.
* The 'indicative annual course fee' cited has been provided as a guide only. It has been calculated on the basis of a typical enrolment of a student undertaking the course in 2015, and reflects the cost involved in undertaking a full-time quota of units within the specified discipline.
The actual fees charged by Deakin University will depend upon the discipline from which each individual unit is chosen, and may vary from the indicative course fee cited, particularly if units are chosen from a number of disciplines. The cost of each unit offered in 2015 can be viewed from the Unit Search.
Please note that the fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and service.
Deakin assumes no responsibility for persons relying on 'indicative course fees' to calculate the total future cost of their course.
This combined course offers you the chance to broaden your career opportunities after graduation. The types of opportunities available will depend on the major sequences taken within the course. For information on career outcomes for this combined course see the entries for Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science. This course allows you to explore the relationships between various areas of study, combining them in innovative ways to prepare yourself for a career in areas like policy development and implementation to human services and in the various science fields. For information on career outcomes for this combined course see the entries for Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce.
Students will undertake 16 credit points in the Faculty of Arts and Education and 16 credit points in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment. Course requirements for both the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Science must be satisfied.
Within the 16 credit points required for the Bachelor of Arts portion of the degree a minimum of 4 credit points must be completed at level 3 and a major sequence as described under course A300 Bachelor of Arts must also be completed.
See course entry for Bachelor of Arts (A300) or Bachelor of Science (S320).
Entry requirements - general
General admission requirements for entry into undergraduate courses for international students at Deakin are summarised in the undergraduate admission requirements table (194kb).
Some courses may have additional entry requirements.
Students must also meet the undergraduate English language requirements.
Entry requirements - specific
Units 3 and 4–a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in English other than EAL.
Non Year 12 Form: Applicants must complete and submit a VTAC Personal History online.
IELTS / English language requirements
Please note that English language requirements exist for entry to this course and you will be required to meet the English language level requirement that is applicable in the year of your commencement of studies.
It is the students’ responsibility to ensure that she/he has the required IELTS score to register with any external accredited courses. (more details)
Credit for prior learning - general
If you have completed previous studies which you believe may reduce the number of units you have to complete at Deakin, indicate in the appropriate section on your application that you wish to be considered for credit transfer. You will need to provide a certified copy of your previous course details so your credit can be determined. If you are eligible, your offer letter will then contain information about your credit transfer.
Your credit transfer is formally approved prior to your enrolment at Deakin during the Enrolment and Orientation Program. You must bring original documents relating to your previous study so that this approval can occur.
You can also refer to the Credit for Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.
How to apply
- Applicant Portal: Use our online application system to submit and track your application now OR
- Apply through a Deakin International office: Fill out an application form and submit it to a Deakin International office OR
- Apply through a Deakin representative: Take your application form to your preferred agent for assistance.
Tracking your application
If you have already applied and wish to enquire about your application please refer to the relevant area through which you originally applied.
- If you applied through a Deakin representative please contact your representative.
- If you applied through a Deakin International office please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
|Bachelor of Arts (A300)|
|Bachelor of Science (S320)|