Faculty of Health & Behavioural Sciences
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Bachelor of Arts

Testamur Title of Degree:

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)



BA (Hons)

Home Faculty

Health and Behavioural Sciences


3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

1 year full-time or part-time equivalent (Honours)

Total Credit Points:


48 (Honours) as an additional year

Delivery Mode:


Starting Session(s):




UOW Course Code:


707 (Honours)

UAC Code:




031407J (Honours)


Students who wish to undertake a major in Psychology along with Arts-based electives can enrol in the Bachelor of Arts in the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences (Course Code 708). Students who choose the Bachelor of Arts would normally choose elective subjects outside, from the humanities and social sciences but electives may also be chosen from the General Schedule.

Entry Requirements / Assumed Knowledge

Domestic school leavers are assumed to have completed at least 2 units of English at HSC level.

International students are required to have achieved an overall IELTS score of 6.5, with a level of 6.0 in all bands of reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Alternative entry pathways exist for mature age domestic students.

Course Requirements

The Bachelor of Arts (Course Code 708) requires the successful completion of 144 credit points of subjects in accordance with the table under each major.

Elective subjects can be chosen from Health and Behavioural Sciences, Arts, or the General Schedule.

Subjects to a value of at least 90 credit points must be selected from the Health and Behavioural Sciences or the Arts schedules. The subjects completed for the Psychology major count toward this 90 credit point requirement.

Students may undertake no more than 60 credit points of 100-level subjects.

Major Study Areas

Other Information

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