Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) (BA(Adv))

Program Code

BARTA

Academic Year

2020

Program Faculty

Faculty of Arts

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) program provides a challenging avenue of study for high-achieving students, and instills in them advanced research skills that will prepare them for higher degree studies and leadership in their chosen career. From a multidisciplinary approach, students will gain a sophisticated comprehension of the history of humanities scholarship, and how such scholarship and enquiry has impacted upon societies and cultures globally. The program provides students with specialised and advanced knowledge in two disciplines. Students have an academic mentor throughout their degree.
The Bachelor of Arts is an AQF Level 7 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 3 years.

Conditions

Condition of continuing enrolment
Students enrolled in this program must maintain a minimum semester GPA of 5.0 throughout their enrolment or will be required to transfer to the Bachelor of Arts.

Condition of enrolment
Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Program Coordinator before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.
 

Academic Program Rules for Bachelor of Arts (Advanced)

There shall be a Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) .

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Bachelor of Arts (Advanced), the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study with a combined total of not less than 72 units comprising:

  1. Not more than 18 units at Level I.
  2. Level II courses to a minimum of 12 units must be presented before undertaking courses at Level III.
  3. Level II and III courses to the value of at least 54 units, with at least 24 units at Level III
  4. Core courses to the value of 12 units. All of the following core courses must be completed:
  • ARTS 1008 The Enquiring Mind – Arts Advanced (3 units);
  • ARTS 3003 Advanced Humanities – Theory and Method (3 units);
  • ARTS 3002 Arts Advanced Research Project (6 units).
  1. Open Elective courses to a maximum of 27 units
  2. Broadening electives to the value of 9 units;
  3. At least one major to the value of 24 units in Arts, including a capstone course; or a major to the value of 33 units in Psychology OR
  4. A double major in Arts to the value of 42 units, including ARTS 3002 Arts Advanced Research Project which substitutes for the 6-unit major capstone course in one of the majors. Open Electives to the value of 18 units in lieu of the courses required in (5) and (6), or a double major in Arts with Psychology to the value of 57 units including ARTS 3002 Arts Advanced Research Project which substitutes for the 6-unit major capstone course in the Arts majors,  Open Electives to the value of 3 units in of the courses required in (5) and (6) OR
  5. A major and minor in Arts, Open Electives to the value of 18 units in lieu of the courses required in (5) and (6); Psychology major with a Arts Minor, Open Electives to the value of 9 units in lieu of the courses required in (5) and (6), Arts major with a Psychology Minor, Open Electives to the value of 15 units in lieu of the courses required in (5) and (6),
  6. Two capstone experiences comprised of: one capstone course associated with a major and the core course ARTS 3002 Advanced Arts Research Project which replaces the designated capstone where the student completes a second major.
  • Anthropology
  • Art History and Visual Culture
  • Australian Studies
  • Chinese Studies
  • Classics
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology
  • Cultural Studies
  • Digital Humanities
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • Film Studies
  • French Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • Geography, Environment and Population
  • German Studies
  • History
  • Indigenous Knowledges and Society
  • Indonesian Studies
  • International Development
  • Italian Studies
  • Japanese Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Media
  • Modern Greek Studies
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Studies

Arts minors are available in

  • Anthropology
  • Art History and Visual Culture
  • Australian Studies
  • Chinese Studies
  • Classics
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology
  • Cultural Studies
  • Digital Humanities
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • Film Studies
  • French Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • Geography, Environment and Population
  • German Studies
  • History
  • History and Philosophy of Science
  • Indigenous Knowledges and Society
  • Indonesian Studies
  • International Development
  • Italian Studies
  • Japanese Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Media
  • Modern Greek Studies
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Philosophy
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Studies
Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 12 units.

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
ARTS 1008 The Enquiring Mind - Arts Advanced 3
ARTS 3002 Advanced Arts Research Project 6
ARTS 3003 Advanced Humanities: Theory and Method 3