• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months


The Arts and Information and Communication Technology degree at the University of Tasmania provides students with an opportunity to gain qualifications that will provide more breadth and offer wider opportunities for employment.

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology (AQF Level 7) graduates will be able to:

  • Acquire, consolidate, critically evaluate, reflect and synthesise advanced knowledge in one of the humanities and social sciences disciplines and in one of the information and communication technology disciplines.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking by identifying, defining and solving problems with intellectual independence.
  • Make evidence based decisions that take account of diverse contexts and constraints impacting on societies and environments.
  • Communicate information effectively in written, visual and oral forms with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Work effectively, responsibly, respectfully and safely in individual and/or team contexts.
  • Demonstrate self-management, flexibility, initiative and resilience in readiness for diverse workplace demands.

Career outcomes

Graduates of the BICT-BA should expect to have the same career outcomes as identified for the BA and BICT. Graduates of the combined degree would be particularly valuable to large organisations and government.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    We recommend that students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    400 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

  • The Bachelor of Arts component totals 16 BA units and the student must complete one Major, one Minor and Degree Core Knowledge. The BA major and minor must be in two different study areas.
  • The BICT component of this combined degree follows a 4 year specialist structure with a core reversed major and a choice of another major. All students will complete an ICT Professional (Combined) reversed major. The students have a choice of two accompanying majors: * Software Development—with a focus on system design, development, integration and administration.* Games and Creative Technology—with a focus on software design and development with a games and creative technology orientation.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires qualifications equivalent to the 12th year of schooling in Australia. 

Applicants must achieve the required grade in their qualifying studies and also meet prerequisite subjects if required. 

CRICOS: 079994M

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29000 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

Living costs for Hobart

  • 1204 - 2010 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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