Bachelor of Arts

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





3 years full-time
6 years part-time

Credit points


Indicative fee

Admission requirements

  • Any 2 OUA undergraduate units with 4.0 GPA


Commencing in

OUA - Study periods 1, 2, 3 and 4

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.


To be eligible for the award of Bachelor of Arts (BA), a student must complete 24 units (240 credit point) as prescribed below:

  • The degree will normally be of three years duration for full-time students but part-time students may take up to 10 years to accumulate units towards the degree.
  • At least eight units must be Griffith University units studied via Open Universities Australia (OUA).
  • A student must complete four core units at Level 1 and one core unit at Level 2.
  • A student must complete either one or two major sequences of six units each with at least two units at third year level in each major.
  • The remaining elective units for the degree can be made up from a combination of Level 1, 2 and 3 units.
  • A maximum of 10 units can be taken at first year level over the entire degree.
  • A minimum of six units must be taken at third year level over the entire degree.

This degree may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.