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The University of Queensland

Brisbane , Queensland ,Australia

Bachelors of Science / Arts

Expand your horizons by combining your passion for the arts with a computer science degree, and open up exciting opportunities in the computing and technology sectors and beyond.

This dual program allows you to satisfy your logical, technical, creative and curious sides all at once, as you develop deep knowledge in computer science and broad transferable skill-sets through your study in arts.

Your studies in computer science will combine the theory of algorithms and data structures with the practical challenges of implementing them in hardware and software systems. Skills learnt in this program are used in fields ranging from bioinformatics to digital humanities, where sophisticated knowledge in programming and data analysis are used to manipulate massive data sets.

The Bachelor of Arts component allows you to choose from a wide variety of majors to either complement your computer science studies or your knowledge in another field, which can help you find a future role in a related industry vertical. The broad skill-set you develop through the program will help you apply your computing knowledge and skills outside of the technology sector.

You'll graduate as a candidate who combines excellent technical skills, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities with polished communication skills and honed creativity.

Program highlights

  • Broaden your skills and knowledge and improve your employment prospects by studying the dual program, and gaining two qualifications in less time.
  • Follow your passion for the arts and choose your speciality from over 40 majors.
  • Graduate with skills that are in high demand from some of the worlds largest corporations, such as Apple, Google, Oracle and Microsoft.

Majors
Tailor your studies to suit your goals. This program offers these options:

  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Studies
  • Ancient History
  • Ancient History/History
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Art History
  • Chinese
  • Chinese Translation and Interpreting
  • Classical Languages
  • Criminology
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • English
  • English as an International Language
  • English Literature
  • Film and Television Studies
  • French
  • Geography
  • German
  • History
  • Indonesian
  • International Relations
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Korean
  • Legal Education Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Machine Learning
  • Mathematics
  • Media and Digital Cultures
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Popular Music and Technology
  • Professional Writing and Communication
  • Programming Languages
  • Psychology
  • Public Policy
  • Russian
  • Scientific Computing
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Sports Studies
  • Studies in Religion
  • Writing

Minors
Tailor your studies to suit your goals. This program offers these options:

  • Gender Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Professional Pathways: Humanity and Society
  • Studies in Australian Culture

Campus Information

St Lucia

Situated on 114 hectares of Brisbane River-bound land, UQ’s main campus is a vibrant mix of majestic sandstone buildings and contemporary architecture, landscaped gardens and lakes. Fanning out from the heritage-listed Great Court, you’ll find modern teaching and research facilities, including laboratories, lecture theatres, and Queensland’s largest research library. The expansive grounds are also home to a variety of sporting facilities, museums, cafes, and those famous Jacaranda trees. The St Lucia campus is only seven kilometres from Brisbane’s city centre, making it an appealing place to study, work or visit.

Intakes

  • Feb
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 28

Application Process

Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Career possibilities
Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Depending on which major you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Digital marketing coordinator
  • Audio engineer
  • Regional anthropologist
  • Travel consultant
  • Forensic specialist
  • Cyber security analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Marketing manager
  • Reporter
  • DevOps engineer

PSW Opportunity

2 years of Post-Study Work (PSW) rights to international students post completion of their respective Bachelor's 

 

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Entry scores
All international applicants need to have successfully completed Queensland Year 12 (or an equivalent qualification) and meet the minimum entry score for this program.

Prerequisites
Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 & 4, C). Specialist Mathematics is recommended.

 

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