Bachelor of Arts with Bachelor of Economics
Why combine Arts with Economics?
Arts offers great insights into history and culture. Economics throws light on our commercial realm’s complexities and examines the “big picture”. Both are equally concerned with human behaviour.
The two come together seamlessly in a wide range of rewarding and well-paid careers servicing local and global communities. With an integrated understanding of the world, you’ll be uniquely prepared to find your place in it.
What will you do?
- Explore economic laws and theories at all levels.
- Choose from South Australia’s widest range of arts majors.
- Build skills in mathematics, statistics and data analysis.
- Master creative problem-solving, decision-making and communication.
For more info
- Bachelor of Arts
- Bachelor of Economics
Choose your applicant type to view the relevant admissions information for this program.
I am a:
SATAC Code 324131 2018 CSP ATAR 77.2 2018 CSP IB 27 Deferment Yes - 2 year Intake February and July Enquiries Future Students team Year 12 Applicants You must not have completed more than 2 years full time equivalent university study (48 units). You compete for a place with your Selection Rank (ATAR plus any applicable adjustment factors (such as bonus points)).
Alternative entry pathways
SATAC Code: 324131
- Higher Education applicants
You must have completed at least six months full time equivalent higher education study (the number of courses and units will vary depending on your prior institution however at the University of Adelaide, this equates to 4 courses / 12 units). A Grade Point Average (GPA) is calculated for each separate program you have undertaken (apart from some double degree programs where the GPA is combined). You compete on the basis of your best GPA.
- VET applicants
You must have completed an AQF Certificate IV or above from a Registered Training Organisation. Your application will be ranked according to the level of the award.
- Special Entry applicants
You must be 18 years or over before 1 February 2019. If you have studied at higher education level in the last two years (for 2018 entry this means you were enrolled in either 2018 or 2017), you must not have accumulated more than a TOTAL of 2 years full-time (or part-time equivalent) higher education study (ie. including any study prior to 2017). If you meet this criteria, you will be ranked according to your result in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT). Your STAT result is not weighted between verbal and quantitative components. Indigenous applicants may be eligible for entry through the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Access Scheme. See Wirltu Yarlu for further information.
- Without formal qualifications?
You may be eligible for our special access schemes.
- Other Entry Pathways
CRICOS 052493K Intake February and July
English Language Requirements
Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide IELTS Overall 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6 TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21 Pearsons Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50 Cambridge Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 Speaking 169 Writing 169 Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
Academic Entry Requirements
Secondary School Qualifications Selection Rank (International) 75 International Baccalaureate (IB) 26 Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) 18 United Entrance Certificate (UEC) [Malaysia] 20 General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level 7 Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) 70 British Columbia Certificate of Graduation (Canada) 4.8 Alberta High School Diploma (Canada) 80 ISC & CBSE [India] 70% ISBE [India] 80% SAT [US] 1200 Abitur 3.4 Thailand Certificate of Secondary Education 2.5 Bang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong 7.5 STPM or Matrikulasi 2.78 Kuwait General School Secondary Certificate 74 The University of Adelaide College Foundation Program 74 Eynesbury Foundation Program 360 ANU Foundation Studies 66 Monash Foundation Year 70 Trinity College Foundation Studies Program 72 UNSW Foundation Year 7.0 University of Sydney Foundation Studies Program 6.7 Western Australia University Foundation Studies Program 59 University of Queensland Foundation Studies Program 4.2 Non-Go8 Foundation Score 74 Other Qualifications Students who don't meet the academic requirements or who have other qualifications from the South Pacific Islands, Japan, Korea, Philippines or Taiwan may be eligible to apply for a Pre-University Pathway to prepare for or gain entry into the University's undergraduate academic programs. For additional information see Pathway Programs
- Higher Education applicants
Fees and Scholarships
Choose your applicant type to view the relevant fees and scholarships information for this program.
I am a:
Annual tuition feesCommonwealth-supported place: $8,450
More information on Student Contribution Amounts.
Annual tuition fees International student place: $37,000
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
Career ReadinessThe Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Economics is designed to equip students to become future managers and decision makers in all areas of the economy.
The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.
Economic Researcher, Fund and Portfolio Manager, Project Officer, Arts Administrator, Human Resource Manager, Manager / Business Management, Economist, Business Consultant, Financial Adviser, Loan Officer, Bank Teller, Commodities or Futures Trader, PR Advisor, Financial Trader , Startup Founder, Bookkeeper, STEM Teacher, STEM in Schools Professional Development Provider, International Government and Trade Policy Adviser, Ministerial Adviser, Advertising Officer, Commercial and Operation Analyst, ...
Academic Program Rules
The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.
Areas of Specialisation
Bachelor of ArtsStudents can specialise by taking majors and minors in the following areas:
- Art History and Visual Culture
- Asian Studies
- Chinese Studies
- Creative Writing
- French Studies
- Gender Studies
- Geography, Environment and Population
- German Studies
- Indigenous Knowledges and Society
- Indonesian Studies
- International Development
- Italian Studies
- Japanese Studies
- Mathematical Sciences
- Modern Greek Studies
- Music Education (minor only)
- Politics and International Relations
- Spanish Studies
Example Study Plan
Indicative study plan Year1 Major Level I ARTS 1007
The Enquiring Mind
Australia and the
Institutions and Markets
Introduction to Mathematical
Introduction to Mathematical
Major Level I Arts Elective
Data Analytics I
Year2 Major Level II Arts Elective
Major Level II Arts Elective
Intermediate Microeconomics II
Year 3 Major Level III Major Level III Economics Course
Major Level III
Year4 Arts Elective
Current students, please see the Study Plan Templates
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Last updated: Friday, 14 Dec 2018