Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Year and Campus:||2010 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||500 credit points taken over 60 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.|
For the Faculty of Arts - see each major / area of study.For Social Work contact the School of Social Work
For Arts - Arts & Music Student Centre
For Social Work -MDHS Student Centre
There will be no further entry into the combined Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Social Work. |
In the combined Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Social Work degree, students are able to pursue their own interests in their arts degree while undertaking professional education in social work. The combined BA/BSW consists of five and a half years of full-time study, with students taking the prescribed social work subjects and a range of subjects from other schools in the Faculty of Arts. The combined degree course shares the objectives of both the BA and the BSW. Students should refer to the section on the BA for information regarding the arts component of the combined course, and the above social work entry for the social work requirements.
|Objectives:||The Bachelor of Arts has as its objectives that graduates: |
* can demonstrate a sound knowledge and understanding of selected fields of studies in the humanities, languages and social and behavioural sciences;
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
250 points are required to complete the Arts component of the combined degree:
In addition, students must complete 300 points of compulsory Social Work subjects.
All arts subjects undertaken in this BA must be from the following arts-approved study areas (see the individual area of study entry for full details):
all language subjects
Breadth of study requirements:
When choosing your subjects, you should be aware that in order to encourage you to study widely, there are limitations to the number of points you can complete in any single area of study over each year level. No more than 187.5 points may taken in any one area of study: a maximum of 50 points at level one and 137.5 points at levels two and three.
Subject year level entry requirements:
Level one subjects: Most level one subjects do not have prerequisites apart from admission to a degree or diploma course. However, some language streams require the completion of VCE or IB language study and/or completion of a placement test. This must be done before you enrol. Level one subjects are not available to students enrolled in fourth-year honours, postgraduate certificates, postgraduate diplomas, or masters programs. Level one subjects cannot be credited to level two or three of the BA or BA combined degrees.
Level two subjects Students should complete the level one requirements of their degree before enrolling in a level two subject. Students must complete at least 50 points of level one (four subjects) in order to enrol in a level two or two/three subject. Level two subjects are not available to students enrolled in fourth-year honours, postgraduate certificates, postgraduate diplomas, or masters programs. Level two subjects cannot be credited to level one or three of the BA or BA combined degrees.
Level three subjects Students should complete the level two requirements of their degree before enrolling in a level three subject. Students must complete at least 25 points of level two (usually two subjects) in order to enrol in a level three subject. Level three subjects are not available to students enrolled in fourth-year honours, postgraduate certificates, postgraduate diplomas, or masters programs. Level three subjects cannot be credited to level one or two of the BA or BA combined degrees.
Level four subjects are not available to students enrolled in undergraduate degrees, concurrent certificates, concurrent diplomas, graduate certificates, graduate diplomas or one-year masters programs. Level five subjects are not available to students enrolled in undergraduate degrees, concurrent certificates, concurrent diplomas, graduate certificates, or graduate diplomas.
Subject level rules apply to students in combined Arts degrees.
For complete descriptions of Arts majors, see the Bachelor of Arts (105 AA) handbook for the year you commenced this degree.
For the lastest subject listings see the current entries in the Bachelor of Arts (105 AA) handbook.
|Entry Requirements:||There will be no further entry into the combined Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Social Work.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Description, Course Objectives and Generic Skills of this entry. |
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
For more information about Social Work, see www.socialwork.unimelb.edu.au
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|Graduate Attributes:||See course objectives|
Arts students are encouraged to pursue their academic interests and professional aspirations by taking a variety of subjects in a range of different areas of study. All arts subjects provide students with transferable generic skills that prepare them for further study and the workplace.
As a result of attendance at scheduled classes, participation in planned activities and discussion groups, and timely completion of essays and assignments, arts graduates should acquire transferable generic skills in the following areas:
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