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Bachelor of Creative Arts – Bachelor of International Studies | 2017

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Testamur Title of Degree:

Bachelor of Creative Arts – Bachelor of International Studies



UOW Course Code:




Total Credit Points:

Minimum of 216


Minimum 4.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Home Faculty:

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts

Intake Session(s):

Autumn or Spring

Delivery Mode:

On campus

Delivery Campus / UAC Code:

Wollongong / 751505

Additional Information:

Course Finder


This double degree program allows students to combine the international focus of the Bachelor of International Studies with a major study in the Bachelor of Creative Arts.

Entry Requirements

Academic requirements and English requirements are available from Course Finder.

Course Learning Outcomes

A number of the course learning outcomes in each of these degrees complement and consolidate outcomes in the partner degree. Applied across two discipline areas, the outcomes are achieved at a broader and more comprehensive level.

The outcomes which are common and consolidated in this joint degree ensure that on successful completion of the course students will be able to:

  1. Critically review national and international issues;
  2. Apply appropriate skills to evaluate ideas, concepts and processes and apply to problems in a discipline;
  3. Communicate effectively to a range of audiences.

Please refer to the handbook page of each individual degree for a comprehensive list of degree course learning outcomes.

Course Structure

To qualify for the award of the Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of International Studies, students must complete a minimum of 216 credit points comprised of the following:

  1. The core subjects prescribed for the Bachelor of Creative Arts;
  2. One of the majors listed for the Bachelor of Creative Arts;
  3. The core subjects prescribed for the Bachelor of International Studies;
  4. A minimum of a minor in a language other than English (students may elect to take a major in a language);
  5. One of the majors listed for the Bachelor of International Studies;
  6. Elective subjects to bring the total number of credit points completed to 216.

Students undertaking a major study in Visual Arts and Design may be required to complete up to 236 credit points.

Students must consult academic advisors in the relevant faculties concerning the selection of appropriate subjects.

No more than 90 credit points at 100 level can be counted towards the Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of International Studies degree. Students must achieve a clear pass in the core 300 level subjects to be eligible to graduate with a Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of International Studies.


Students can take a minor study as part of their degree program provided they meet the requirements set. Minor studies consist of 24 credit points of which at least 12 credit points are at 200 level or higher.

Minors appear on the transcript (academic record, but do not appear on  the testamur. To have a minor study recorded, students must declare their minor study by submitting an Application to Declare or Change Intended Major/Minor.


Students who complete the double degree to the required academic standard in the relevant major are eligible to apply for either Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) or Bachelor of International Studies (Honours).

Credit Arrangements

Credit and articulation arrangements are available from the Course Finder. Refer to UOW's credit arrangements for information on how to apply for credit.

Other Information

The Faculty may impose quotas on subjects to ensure optimal class sizes.

Further information is available at:
UOW Course Finder
Email: lha-enquiries@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 1 November, 2016