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Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Dalyell Scholars)

University of Sydney

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The Dalyell Scholars stream is integrated within the 513205 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies. In this stream for high achieving students (ATAR of 98.00 or higher), you will have access to academic enrichment opportunities including accelerated study options and advanced units of study from outside your primary discipline, mentoring and  professional skill development, and a global mobility scholarship.

Areas of study

You will complete designated units exclusive to Dalyell scholars, as well as two majors, one from the majors available in 513205 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies Table A and the other from either  Table A or the wide range of options in Table S. You will also undertake courses in the Open Learning Environment and an industry and community project.

Career opportunities

Refer to 513205 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies.

Fees and charges

The Australian Government subsidises the tuition fee for this course. The remaining balance is paid by the student. Current University of Sydney fee information.

Admission criteria

Applicants with recent secondary education

Assumed knowledge: Depends on first-year subjects chosen.

Guaranteed ATAR: 98.00, subject to non-ATAR criteria being met. A guide to guaranteed ATARs.

Other applicants

Refer to the University of Sydney general admission criteria.

Further information

View all details of this course on the University of Sydney website.

ATAR profile

ATAR-based offers only (semester 1, 2022)

Use all ATAR profile data as a guide only; it provides a broad overview of the ATARs and selection ranks of previous Year 12 students admitted into that course. ATARs and selection ranks required for entry in 2023 may be different. If you are unsure about including a course among your preferences, contact the relevant institution.

  1. This ATAR profile table is in line with Commonwealth Government transparency requirements. It is based on offers to recent school leavers (ie completed Year 12 in the last 2 years) who were selected solely or partly on their ATAR. Note that some institutions further differentiate this information on their websites.
  2. The ATAR values exclude any adjustment factors.
  3. The selection ranks include the ATAR and any adjustment factors.


– = data is not available.
<5 = less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made.
N/A = no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.
NC = new course
NP = Not provided by institution
NR = No reportable profile
NS = No Semester 1 offers
NN = Unavailable (other)
NO = Entry on other criteria

Student profile

Course updates
Courses are added and cancelled throughout the admissions year and course details are subject to change. Check the UAC course search regularly.

Global mobility/international experience
At the University of Sydney, every undergraduate student has access to global opportunities. These opportunities may include overseas field schools, global professional placements, and student exchanges (one-year, single semester and shorter term durations) with more than 300 partner universities worldwide.

Open Learning Environment (OLE)
Open Learning Environment (OLE) courses are short, on-demand and workshop-supported. They enable you to broaden your skills in areas such as entrepreneurial thinking, persuasive communication, project management and ethical reasoning. Zero credit point OLEs are available to all students at the University, while students in liberal studies degrees (Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Commerce or combined Bachelor of Advanced Studies) and some specialist degrees (Bachelor of Economics) will be required to take 12 credit points of OLE units during their studies.

Faculty handbooks
View available first-year subjects in the University of Sydney handbooks.