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Bachelor of Arts (Extended) (B-ARTSEXT) // Subject options

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First Year Requirements

Students are required to complete the following subjects (87.50 points) in their foundation year from the following:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
AIND10001 Communication and Performance 1
Semester 1
12.5
ENGL10004 Introduction to Indigenous Literature
Semester 1
12.5
ENGL10005 English for Academic Purposes
Semester 1
12.5
MULT10001 Aboriginalities
Semester 2
12.5
AIND10002 Communication and Performance 2
Semester 2
12.5
PHIL10004 Ideas and Society
Semester 2
12.5
ENST10001 Environment and Story
Semester 2
12.5

Students must also select one of the following Arts Foundation subjects (maximum of 12.50 points).

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MULT10014 Identity
Semester 1
12.5
MULT10015 Language
Semester 1
12.5
MULT10016 Reason
Semester 1
12.5
MULT10018 Power
Semester 1
12.5

Students may seek approval to substitute the following subjects for two of the first year subjects listed above. Please note: ENGL10005 English for Academic Purposes (Semester 1) and MULT10001 Aboriginalities (Semester 2) cannot be replaced with the subjects below:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MAST10014 Foundation Mathematics 1
Semester 1
12.5
MAST10015 Foundation Mathematics 2
Semester 2
12.5

Second, Third and Fourth Year Requirements

In the second, third and fourth years of the program students are required to complete the following requirements:

ENST10002 Reading Western Literature (12.50 points) and 5 arts discipline subjects (62.50 points) at level 1;

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ENST10002 Reading Western Literature
Semester 1
12.5

  • At least six arts discipline subjects (75 points) at level 2;
  • At least six arts discipline subjects (75 points) at level 3.

Breadth;

  • At least one breadth subject at level one (12.50 points) and no more than three breadth subjects (37.50 points) at level one;
  • At least 12.5 points at level two or three.

Student may also take 25 points (2 subjects) of Arts discipline or breadth otherwise known as free points at levels 1, 2 or 3.

Progression

Students must complete a minimum of four subjects (50 points) of study at one year-level before proceeding to the next year-level.

Majors

Students must complete at least one major. A major usually consists of 100 points of study within a single discipline comprising:

  • Two subjects (25 points) at level 1 (this may include an Arts Foundation subject in non-language majors/minors)
  • Three subjects (37.5 points) at level 2
  • Three subjects (37.5 points) at level 3 (including a capstone subject for non-language majors)

Variations to Major Requirements

  • Students who undertake a major in Chinese from entry point 1 (beginners level) must complete ten Chinese subjects (125 points) taken as Arts discipline subjects.
  • Students who undertake a major in Psychology must complete ten Psychology subjects (125 points)comprising eight subjects (100 points) taken as Arts discipline subjects and two subjects (25 points) at later years taken as breadth (12.50 at level 2 and 12.50 points at level 3).
  • Students who undertake a major in Economics will complete nine Economics subjects (112.5 points) comprising three subjects (37.5 points) taken as Arts discipline and six subjects (75 points) taken as breadth.

Please Note:

  • Students may complete a maximum of two majors.
  • Students may take no more than ten subjects (125 points) in any one discipline area.
  • Subjects cannot be credited to more than one major or minor. Students planning to complete two BA majors must complete two separate majors with no overlap in subjects.
  • It is not possible to complete a major and a minor in the same area of study.

Minors

Students may complete one minor. A minor consists of 75 points of study within a single discipline comprising:

  • Two subjects (25 points) at level 1
  • Two subjects (25 points) at level 2
  • Two subjects (25 points) at level 3

Majors & Minors

The following areas of study are available as both majors and minors:

  • Code Name Study period Credit Points
    Ancient World Studies
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    Anthropology
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    Arabic
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    Art History
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    Asian Studies
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    Australian Indigenous Studies
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    Chinese
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    Classics
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    Creative Writing
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    Criminology
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    Economics
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    English and Theatre Studies
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    French
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    Gender Studies
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    Geography
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    German
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    Hebrew and Jewish Studies
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    History
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    History and Philosophy of Science
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    Indonesian
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    Islamic Studies
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    Italian
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    Japanese
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    Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
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    Media and Communication
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    Philosophy
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    Politics and International Studies
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    Psychology
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    Russian
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    Screeen and Cultural Studies
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    Sociology
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    Spanish and Latin American Studies

The following areas of study are available as minors:

  • Code Name Study period Credit Points
    Chinese Studies
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    Development Studies
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    English Language Studies
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    Environmental Studies
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    European Studies
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    Knowledge and Learning
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    Law and Justice
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    Social Theory

For information on policies that govern this degree see the Melbourne Policy Library.

General Arts Subjects

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MULT10019 Arts in Florence Not available in 2018 12.5
MULT20012 Community Volunteering
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MULT30020 Community Volunteering
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MULT20010 Arts Internship
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MULT30019 Arts Internship
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MULT20013 Australia Now
Semester 1
Winter Term
Semester 2
12.5
MULT30021 Community Volunteering - Global
Summer Term
June
12.5
MULT20014 Community Volunteering - Global
Summer Term
June
12.5
ARTS30001 Industry Project
Semester 2
12.5

Last updated: 10 November 2018