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Liberal Studies (Arts), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #710 (BCR) Wagga, Australia| Online
Do you want to study but are unsure which areas most interest you? Would you like to take a generalist course as a pathway to another university degree? Perhaps you simply need an opportunity to finish your university degree. Then the Bachelor of Liberal Studies (Arts) from Charles Sturt University could be just what you're looking for.
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As a multi-purpose course designed to meet a variety of vocational needs, the Bachelor of Liberal Studies (Arts) gives you the flexibility to design a study program to meet your personal goals or employment needs.

Course highlights

The Bachelor of Liberal Studies (Arts) at the Charles Sturt University offers an extensive choice of subjects, providing you with many different opportunities.

  • Choose your path

    This versatile degree draws on a wide portfolio of subjects offered across all Charles Sturt University faculties.

  • Flexible study options

    The Bachelor of Liberal Studies (Arts) lets you study where and when you want, whether full-time, part-time, online or on campus. You could also choose to graduate with a University Certificate in Liberal Studies (Arts) or Associate Degree in Liberal Studies (Arts) if you decide on a shorter course of study than the bachelor's degree.

  • Study overseas

    From the early stages of your degree right through to postgraduate study, you can apply for a range of international programs through CSU Global. Subject to university approval, you could embark on a short study tour or complete a session or two on exchange at one of Charles Sturt University's partner institutions.

Career opportunities

The broad nature of the Bachelor of Liberal Studies (Arts) can open doors in a wide variety of careers.

  • Enjoy maximum career choice

    Your studies will provide knowledge and skills that are beneficial in a variety of careers and endeavours, in the fields of the arts sector, business administration, community services, government agencies, management, marketing, media or publishing, to name a few.

  • Utilise transferable skills

    As well as discipline knowledge, you'll develop valuable skills in communication, critical thinking, planning, problem solving and research. Employers across a range of industries are increasingly looking for candidates with broad skill sets.

  • Pursue further study

    Combine your degree with a postgraduate qualification to prepare for specialised employment in criminology, journalism, librarianship, management, psychology or teaching.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Reasoning and Writing
  • Indigenous Australian Cultures, Histories and Contemporary Realities
  • Indigenous Australian Cultures

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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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General Requirements

Provider CRICOS 00005F 

  • An ATAR of 60 (including adjustment factors)
  • Successful completion of two university-level subjects (AQF level Associate Degree or higher) demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies
  • A completed AQF Certificate III or higher level qualification
  • 50% completion of an AQF Diploma level qualification
  •  Successful completed of a Tertiary Preparation Course from an Australian University or an accredited provider demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.
  • Two years full-time (or equivalent) work experience that meets the following requirement: the ability to demonstrate the development of literacy, analytical skills, and social-historical knowledge.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19600 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    6656 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6656 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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