Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Year and Campus:||2016|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||300 credit points taken over 36 months|
Associate Professor Parshia Lee-Stecum
Please note: There will not be further admission into this program. This course is only available to students enrolled pre 2008. Students enrolled in this degree should make an appointment with a student consultant to discuss their enrolment and ensure that they are meeting course requirements, appointments can be booked via the Student Advising System SAS.
The Bachelor of Arts has as its objectives that graduates:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
The BA degree requires the completion of:
Students should complete 100 points at each of year level, excluding those in a combined degrees. Students in a combined degree complete fewer Arts points, for course requirements please refer to the year you commenced: https://psc.unimelb.edu.au/
See the handbook of the year you commenced your BA for the requirements of the majors below - https://psc.unimelb.edu.au/ The majors available in this degree are as follows.
There will not be further admission into this program this program is phasing out and is only available to students enrolled pre-2008. For information about course requirements and entry into the Bachelor of Arts (B-Arts) see the future students page.
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The inherent academic requirements for study in the Bachelor of Arts are:
Students must possess behavioural and social attributes that enable them to participate in a complex learning environment. They must take full responsibility for their own participation and learning and adhere to the expectations outlined in the Student Charter.
Students also contribute to the learning of other students in collaborative environments and must therefore demonstrate a wide range of interpersonal skills which consider the needs of other students. Assessment may include the outcomes of tasks completed in collaboration with other students. Integrity, concern for others, interpersonal skills, interest, and motivation are all personal qualities that are deemed necessary for students enrolled in the BA.
The Bachelor of Arts (BA) welcomes applications from students with disabilities. It is University and Faculty policy to take all reasonable steps to enable the participation of students with disabilities. Students who feel their disability will prevent them from participating in tasks involving these inherent academic requirements are encouraged to contact Disability Liaison. Adjustments can be provided to minimise the impact of a disability; however, students should participate in the course in an independent manner.
The University of Melbourne educational experience prepares well-rounded graduates who are academically outstanding, practically grounded and socially responsible. Melbourne's graduates are distinguished by their broad outlook and openness to different perspectives.
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