Arts - A2000

Arts

Bachelor degree

Arts at Monash is your comprehensive gateway to a wide range of fascinating and rewarding areas of study across the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

Taking an innovative approach in tackling world issues and fostering a global perspective, you will develop the research skills, advanced discipline knowledge and self reliance to acquire information, assess evidence and convey complex ideas in speech and writing in order to answer complicated questions.

You’ll have the scope to choose from almost 40 different major and minor areas of study, including languages, social studies, communications, politics, human rights, and international relations. And with access to the Monash Arts Global Immersion Guarantee you will develop an informed, critical awareness of the fields you're most passionate about, laying the groundwork for a wealth of exciting careers.

The Bachelor of Arts offers both diversity and focus, and builds informed, skilful and critically aware citizens of the world. The course is built around deeply enriching experiences, and via your elective units, offers you four Signature elements through which to develop your unique graduate profile: Global immersion, Intercultural expertise, Professional experience or Innovation capability.

You can choose from local and international internships, professional engagements and entrepreneurial opportunities, and the choice of more than 50 global immersion programs including access to the funded Monash Arts Global Immersion Guarantee, preparing you to live and work in complex and culturally diverse environments, while building a community of like-minded peers.

You'll develop a rich understanding of human difference and communication, the complexities of social organisation, and humankind's trajectory through the past and into the future.

You will become an expert in your chosen discipline, and will be work ready, equipped with the core skills employers in all sectors are looking for including:

  • written and verbal communication skills
  • teamwork skills
  • listening and decision-making skills
  • leadership and negotiation skills
  • methods to build rapport and confidence
  • critical-thinking skills
  • problem-solving skills research skills
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At a glance

Subject prerequisites

English Maths Sciences / Other
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Course Details

Location
  • On-campus at Caulfield: Full time
  • On-campus at Clayton: Full time
Duration
  • 3 years (full time)
Start date
First Semester (February), Second Semester (July)
Qualification
Bachelor of Arts
Course Handbook

Majors, extended majors and minors

High achieving students in the Bachelor of Arts may have the opportunity to transition into one of our Masters degrees in the third year of study. Further details are available on the  Bachelor's / Master's program page.

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements (International students)

Qualifications

Bachelor/Masters degrees

High achieving students can progress into the Master-level units at the completion of 96 credit points (end of 2nd year full time).

Alternative qualifications and prerequisites

For other domestic and international qualification entry requirements and scores for this course based on your prior studies, use the study credit and admissions eligibility search.

English entry requirements

Level A
IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall (no band lower than 6.0) Pearson Test of English (Academic): score of 58 overall with no band lower than 50 TOEFL Internet-based test: score of 79 overall with minimum scores: Writing: 21, Listening: 12, Reading: 13 and Speaking: 18 Equivalent approved English test

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

This is a comprehensive course, structured in three equal parts:

Partner with another course

Double degree courses allow you to study towards two different degrees at the same time, and graduate with two separate qualifications. And because a required subject in one course can count as an elective in the other, our double degrees take up to two years less than if you studied for the two degrees separately.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Current VCE or IB students studying in Victoria should apply online through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre

Apply directly to Monash with course code A2000.

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash with course code A2000.

Current Monash students

You may apply to transfer from another Monash course. Transfers are a competitive process. You may apply mid-year for available courses however consideration will be given as to whether you will be able to follow your course progression.

Please note that if you apply for a course transfer, you should still enrol in your current course as if you were continuing so as not to jeopardise your enrolment in the Faculty if your transfer application is unsuccessful. More about Course Transfer...

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page

Fees

Fees are subject to change annually.

International fee

Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.

A$33,000

Scholarships

We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other costs and fees

For information on other study costs and fees, see other study costs.

Enrolment Obligations

International students enrolling in a CRICOS-registered course can study no more than one third (33%) of their course by distance and/or online learning. Students must enrol in at least one unit that is not by distance and/or online in each compulsory study period unless the student is completing the last unit of their course. See standard 8.19 and 8.20 of National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018.

CRICOS code: 075404D