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Overview

This dual degree program enables students to complete a Major sequence from those available in the Faculty of Science and in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

The typical duration of this program is 4 years full-time. For admission to the program, students must satisfy the entry requirements to both the Bachelor of Science and the Bachelor of Arts programs.
Campus

Kensington

Study Level

Undergraduate

Typical duration

4 Years

Academic Calendar

3+ Calendar

Minimum Units of Credit

192

Award(s)

Bachelor of Science - BSc

Bachelor of Arts - BA

UAC Code

429200

CRICOS Code

015787C

Stand Alone Programs

Click on the link below to find out more about each individual program.

Double Degree Structure

Students must complete 192 UOC.

Bachelor of Arts (96 UOC)
1. A home major stream (60 UOC)
2. A minor stream (24 UOC)
3. Arts and Social Sciences Prescribed Electives (12 UOC)

Bachelor of Science (96 UOC)
1. An approved Bachelor of Science major; and
2. Science elective courses

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Majors

3970 - Science

Majors description.

Students must complete at least one Science major selected from the list below. Students should declare their major prior to commencing Stage 2 courses.

Notes:
1. Students in 4076 Science/Education can only choose from the following majors: Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Geography, Mathematics for Education, Pathology, Physics, Physiology. All other majors in 3970 are not permitted.
2.Students are not permitted to take the Bioinformatics major BINFB1 when taking the degree in dual award mode with the Bachelor of Engineering (Bioinformatics) program.

Home Majors and Minors

3409 - Arts

Home Majors and Minors description.

Home Majors and Minors

You are required to complete one Home Major and one Minor:

Double Counting

3970 - Science

Students cannot complete a minor with the same name as their nominated major, and Level II and III courses cannot be double-counted between majors and minors. More than one minor may be completed subject to the limit on double-counting. Students must declare their minor(s) before their final term.

Academic Writing & Language Enhancement

3409 - Arts

ARTS2050 Academic Writing for the Humanities (6 UOC) and HUMS1005 Personalised English Language Enhancement (6 UOC) can be counted as UNSW Arts and Social Sciences Prescribed Electives or Free Electives.

Double Majors

3409 - Arts

Double majors are not available in Dual mode.

Maturity Requirements

3409 - Arts

You must have completed 24 UOC before taking any Level 2 courses.

You must have completed 48 UOC, including 6 UOC at Level 1 and 6 UOC at Level 2 in your major/minor before taking any Level 3 courses.

Specialisation Declaration

3409 - Arts

You must specify your major and minor at the time of enrolment in Level 2 courses.

Program Fees

At UNSW fees are generally charged at course level and therefore dependent upon individual enrolment and other factors such as student's residency status. For generic information on fees and additional expenses of UNSW programs, click on one of the following:

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