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Bachelor Double Degree
- Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts
Duration of the course with a full-time study load. Studying part-time will extend the duration of your course.
- 4 years full-time
A full-time study load usually consists of 200 credits (approximately eight units) per year, with 100 credits (approximately four units) in each semester.
- Curtin Perth
In this double degree, you can study majors from two different areas, one from the Faculty of Science and Engineering, and one from the Faculty of Humanities. You will graduate with both a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts.
Get the Curtin edge
Access to leadership programs, specialist facilities and industry placements give you a competitive edge in the job market.
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Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019).
You’ll have access to a range of international study opportunities.
In this double degree, you can study majors from two different areas, one from the Faculty of Science and Engineering, and one from the Faculty of Humanities. You will graduate with both a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts. This study combination is designed to provide you with a broad knowledge base, leading to the opportunity for diverse career opportunities both in Australia and overseas.
The following are the available Arts majors:
- Anthropology and Sociology
- Digital and Social Media
- International Relations
- Professional Writing and Publishing.
|Science Majors||Guaranteed ATAR|
|Coastal and Marine Science||75|
Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.
There is strong science component in this double degree, from a wide range of areas. The range of humanities subjects is also broad and diverse.
How this course will make you industry ready
This course contains strong components of practical work to ensure you gain hands-on training with technical equipment relevant to the area studied.
View our student profile table to get an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at Curtin University. This table provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available. It includes those admitted through all offer rounds and international students studying in Australia.
Upon graduation, you may be eligible for membership in the relevant society or institute of your chosen area of study. Please see the individual majors or contact your course coordinator.
This double degree can enhance your career opportunities by combining high level scientific, analytical, writing, cultural, international or language skills.
What you'll learn
- apply broad discipline knowledge to a range of theoretical and practical situations through research and practical application in the field of science and humanities
- think creatively and critically to generate innovative solutions to complex scientific social and political problems
- access, evaluate and synthesise relevant information from a range of organisational and external sources
- communicate appropriately and effectively in professional and scientific contexts
- apply technologies appropriately
- demonstrate initiative, responsibility and lifelong learning skills by applying critical reflection and being proactive
- describe global and cultural issues as related to the science and humanities areas and their impact on local and international communities
- demonstrate respect for human rights, cultural diversity and the particular rights of Indigenous Australians
- show leadership and employ ethical practice and professional integrity, both within a team and independently
Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.
|IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)|
|Overall band score||6.5|
Please note: The cut-off scores below are for 2018 only.
|GCE/STPM/HKALE (A-levels - best of three)||7|
|Ontario Gr 12 (best of 6)||65|
|ATAR (including WACE/SACE/HCE/VCE)||75|
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At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.
You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course at another educational institution, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.
A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.
CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.
Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:
Tel: 1300 222 888
Fees & charges
International student indicative fees for 2020
Fee year: 2020
|International onshore – fee paying||Cost|
|Indicative essential incidental course fee||$1,260*|
|Offer letter (100 credit) published fee||$14,800*|
|Total indicative course fee||$125,300*|
|Indicative year 1 fee||$32,300*|
The fees shown above apply to international students studying on-campus in Western Australia. The indicative tuition fee is subject to an annual tuition fee increase of up to 5 per cent and may be subject to legislative change.
The indicative first-year fee is calculated on 200 credit points, which is the typical full-time study load per year, however some courses require additional study to be completed, in which case the fee will be higher than that shown.
This fee is a guide only. It may vary depending on the units you choose and does not include incidental fees (such as lab coats or art supplies) or the cost of your textbooks. For information about fees at other locations please contact the relevant campus or partner institution by visiting Curtin International’s offshore site.
For start dates, please view the academic calendar.
Semester 1 and Semester 2
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The University reserves the right to withdraw any unit of study or program which it offers, to impose limitations on enrolment in any unit or program, and/or to vary arrangements for any program.
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- Curtin course code: BB-SCIART
- CRICOS code: 074653F
- Last updated on: June 4, 2020