UAC Undergraduate Course Description

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B Arts

University of Newcastle

CampusType of
UAC codePattern of attendance 2013 cut-offStart dateMajor offer round
Newcastle – Callaghan CSP  480030  3F/EqP 60.00 3 Mar 2014
28 Jul 2014
16 Jan 2014
11 Jun 2014
Central Coast – Ourimbah CSP  480040  3F/EqP 60.10 3 Mar 2014
28 Jul 2014
16 Jan 2014
11 Jun 2014

For information about when you'll need to apply to be considered in each offer round refer to UAC applications and offer round dates. Check the course search for the most recent final closing date.

Recommended studies: English (Advanced); For psychology: Mathematics.

Major studies: Aboriginal studies, ancient history and classical languages (Latin and Greek), creative and performing arts, English & writing, film, media and cultural studies, French studies, German, history, human geography and the environment, Japanese, linguistics, philosophy & religion, politics and international affairs, psychology studies, sociology and anthropology.

Note: Not all majors are available on both campuses and are subject to change. For details, visit

Minor studies: Chinese, and all subject areas listed in the major studies section. You can undertake electives in courses outside B Arts provided you meet the assumed knowledge requirements.

Honours: Available as an additional year to meritorious students in some of the major studies areas.

Career opportunities: Examples (depending on major) include administration within business, government, education and non-government organisations, research (depending on majors), editing, interpreting, policy analysis/development, linguistics, diplomacy and, with further qualification, teaching.

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