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Summary
Bachelor of Arts Major Anthropology (BART)

Study Mode
  • On-campus
  • Online

Start
  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)
  • Semester 3 (November)

Number of Units
  • 24 units

Duration
  • 3 years or part-time equivalent

Campus
  • Toowoomba

Semester 3 intake is only available via online study.
View USQ Handbook
Program Information Set

What it means to be human

Anthropology is the study of people and analyses what it means to be human in a wide range of contexts and places: from the study of material culture to popular culture, public health policies and the world’s religions. If you are interested in understanding how humans live and work together, along with the physical and cultural changes across borders, then our Bachelor of Arts (Anthropology) is perfect for you.

Anthropology can be used to address some of society’s most compelling questions on war, gender, discrimination, racism and other divisions of power. Studying anthropology with us goes beyond the traditional idea of studying remote societies and cultures to look at the social and cultural experiences of our own lives. The degree will provide you the opportunity to delve deeper into the questions you ask about the world, and provide you with the academic skills needed to make a difference.

This degree will equip you with the skills to work in areas such as social planning, community development and social policy, as well as in a wide range of public service and welfare occupations. To become a professional anthropologist or sociologist you will need to undertake a fourth year Honours degree.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 4
plus 2 x 8-unit major 16
plus 1 x 4-unit minor or 4 x approved courses 4
Total 24
Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 4
plus 1 x 8-unit major
8
plus 3 x 4-unit minors or 2 x 4-unit minors plus 4 x approved courses
12
Total 24
Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

How much will it cost?

Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:

Study Mode Cost
Commonwealth supported AUD 6344
Domestic full fee paying AUD 18560

Loan to help you pay your fees

You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.

You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.

Scholarships and financial assistance

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2017 and costs will vary depending on the actual courses selected during your study. Fees may also vary from year to year as they are reviewed annually.

16/64
OP/Rank
This is the 2017 OP / Rank for this program.
Bonus points may help you get into the program of your choice by increasing your OP/Rank. The bonus points don’t apply to all applicants or all programs. Please read the information on USQ’s Admissions Bonus Schemes carefully to find out what you may be eligible for.

Entry Requirements

  • Subject pre-requisite: English (4, SA) or equivalent
 

English Language Requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Alternate pathways

A number of other pathways are also available if you haven't been able to study previously or don't meet the requirements for entry into your program of interest.


How to apply

Apply with QTAC
If you're new to USQ
OR
Apply with USQ
If you're a current or previous USQ student (Not Head Start students)

Note: Semester 3 intake is only available via online study.

QTAC codes

Mode Codes
Distance 909405
Toowoomba 909441

Closing dates

Applying directly to USQ:

  • Semester 3, 2017 - applications close Monday 6 November, with semester 3 commencing on Monday 13 November 2017.
  • Semester 1, 2018 - applications close Monday 19 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 26 February 2018.
  • Semester 2, 2018 - applications close Monday 2 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 16 July.

If you are applying via QTAC, you will need to check the QTAC closing dates.

Credit for previous study or work experience

You may be eligible for credit if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.