Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science

Course summary for international students

Year2017 course information
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Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science

CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Cloud CampusNo

4 years full time

Next available intake

2016: November (Trimester 3*)

2017: March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2), November (Trimester 3*)

 *Trimester 3 Burwood (Melbourne)

Fee paying annual fee - commencing 2017$32,240 for 1 yr full-time AUD
CRICOS course code085868M
Clearly-in ATAR
Burwood (Melbourne): 60.15
Waurn Ponds (Geelong): N/A
English language requirements

IELTS overall score of 6 (with no band score less than 6) or equivalent

Deakin course code D311
VTAC Codes1400314393 - Waurn Ponds (Geelong), International full-fee paying place
1400514393 - Burwood (Melbourne), International full-fee paying place
Faculty contactsDeakin International
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
Online enquiry

Course sub-headings

Course overview

This double degree lets you combine complementary arts and science major sequences. Studying arts provides students with highly-developed critical-thinking skills, while undertaking units in science prepares students for work in areas such as biology, environmental policy, and industrial development.

Successful graduates of this course receive two degrees and a competitive advantage over those with a single only one degree.

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

The tuition fees you pay are calculated depending on the course you choose.

The ‘Estimated tuition fee’ is provided as a guide only based on a typical enrolment of students completing the first year of this course. The cost will vary depending on the units you choose, your study load, the length of your course and any approved Credit for Prior Learning you have.

Each unit you enrol in has a credit point value. The ‘Estimated tuition fee’ is calculated by adding together 8 credit points of a typical combination of units for that course. Eight credit points is used as it represents a typical full-time enrolment load for a year.

You can find the credit point value of each unit under the Unit Description by searching for the unit in the Handbook.

Learn more about fees and available payment options.

Course rules

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.

See course entry for Bachelor of Arts (A300) or Bachelor of Science (S320).


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Entry requirements - general

General admission requirements for entry into undergraduate courses for international students at Deakin are summarised in the undergraduate admission requirements table.  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

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

Alternate exits

Bachelor of Arts (A300)
Bachelor of Science (S320)