Overview

Gain highly valued business skills in addition to the range of competencies an Arts degree can offer in this double degree. Both degrees offer plenty of flexibility, allowing you to tailor your studies to suit your interests and career goals.The Commerce component provides you with a fundamental understanding of general business principles and allows you to develop specialist knowledge in a business area of your choice. With more than 10 majors to choose from – ranging from accounting to human resource management – you can design a degree to suit your interests and career goals.Whichever areas you choose to study in Arts – which offers more than 35 majors – you will develop transferable skills and in-depth knowledge, and gain the tools to think critically, communicate effectively and conduct independent research.

Program Code

3573

UAC Code

424100

CRICOS Code

074885A

Total units of credit (UOC)

192

Campus

Kensington

Indicative Enrolments

209

Why choose this degree?

This double degree will allow you to develop a broad perspective and learn how to think originally and creatively, with the ability to specialise in areas of your interests. 

Who should choose this degree?

Those seeking to develop skills and knowledge in both business and the arts and humanities, allowing you to stand out in a competitive job market.

Majors

  • Accounting
  • Art History and Theory
  • Arts and Social Sciences
  • Asian Studies
  • Australian Studies
  • Business Economics
  • Business Law
  • Business Strategy and Economic Management
  • Chinese Studies
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology
  • Development Studies
  • English
  • Environmental Humanities
  • European Studies
  • Film Studies
  • Finance
  • Financial Economics
  • French Studies
  • Geography
  • German Studies
  • History
  • Human Resource Management
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Indonesian Studies
  • Information Systems and Information Technology
  • International Business
  • Italian Studies
  • Japanese Studies
  • Korean Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Media, Culture and Technology
  • Modern Greek Studies
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Politics
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Real Estate Studies
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Spanish and Latin American Studies
  • Taxation
  • Theatre and Performance Studies
  • Women's and Gender Studies

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • Arts administrator/manager
  • Political adviser
  • Marketing/brand manager
  • Financial adviser
  • Management consultant
  • Investment banker

UNSW Business School's Career Accelerator portfolio offers students exclusive access to a suite of for-credit, co-curricular and business experience opportunities to kick start your career.

Accreditation / Professional Recogntion

Students who achieve the required academic standard in their Actuarial Studies courses can gain some exemptions towards accreditation with the Actuaries Institute (Australia), Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (UK) and the VEE credit for the Society of Actuaries (USA).

Assumed Knowledge

Mathematics

Entry requirements

2019 Lowest ATAR 1

86.75

2019 Lowest Selection Rank 2

96.00

2020 Guaranteed Entry 3

96.00

2019 A levels 4

19

2019 IB Diploma 5

38

2019 QLD OP 6

3

1. 2019 Lowest ATAR

The 2019 Lowest ATAR is the lowest ATAR (before adjustment factors were applied) to which an offer was made. Where <5 is listed, this indicates that less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made and so the score has not been published. N/A indicates no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.

2. 2019 Lowest Selection Rank

The 2019 Lowest Selection Rank (LSR) is the adjusted rank (ATAR plus adjustment factors) you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019.

3. 2020 Guaranteed Entry

Find more information on Guaranteed Entry here.

4. 2019 A levels

Information on how A levels are calculated can be found here.

5. 2019 IB Diploma

The 2019 IB Diploma is an indication of the IB you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019. It is to be used as a guide only.

6. 2019 QLD OP

QLD OP is an indication of the OP you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019. It is to be used as a guide only.

How to apply

Applications for undergraduate study from domestic students (Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holders and New Zealand citizens) are processed by the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Visit the ‘Apply’ section of the UAC website and you can nominate up to five degrees in order of preference, with the first being your most desired degree and university.

On-time applications for admission usually close at the end of September each year for Term 1 admission. Late applications can be submitted, but a late fee will apply. For study starting in Term 1, the majority of offers are made in December and January.

Visit the UAC website for key dates for admission outside of Term 1.

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Fees

Indicative First Year Fee

$8,762*

Commonwealth Supported Place – multiple Student Contribution Bands may apply for this double degree. See single degrees for the applicable fee bands.

*The student contribution for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the amount payable in Year 1 based on a standard full-time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The actual student contribution you will be liable for depends on your individual program of study and the calendar year in which you enrol. Actual fees are calculated upon enrolment. Student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University and may increase each year during your studies (subject to caps determined by the Australian Government), effective at the start of each calendar year.

The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only – other fees and charges are not included.

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