Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc)

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Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc)

University of Otago
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  • 4 years


Combine two major subjects into one degree and expand your future career opportunities.

  • Four years of full-time study
  • Personalize your degree to suit your interests, strengths, and career plans as you choose from hundreds of subject combinations

The Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) will enable you to combine your passion for arts and science into one degree.

Today's workplaces demand a different kind of graduate. The ability to think critically, solve problems and work as a team could prove advantageous in your future career. Studying for a multidisciplinary degree demonstrates adaptability and resourcefulness – skills that many employers are seeking.

Tackling big world issues requires multi-faceted solutions that may include new technology and scientific breakthroughs, but will also require an understanding of their impact on people and society.

The BASc will give you scientific capabilities as well as knowledge of human history, how people think, and how societies function so that you are better able to engage in areas such as global health, security, food production, and climate change.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission in Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) at University of Otago for all applicants (Domestic or International) are:

  • program specific academic requirment set by University of Otago.
  • English Language OR any other language requirments as set by University of Otago as pre-requiste for admission in Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc).

Note: Please check the university website in the link below.

Courses Units

The normal structure of the program for the degree of Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) is set out below. Some variations may be possible.

There are about 1500 combinations of major subjects available, so it not possible to provide summaries of all BASc programs. The following is only one example, showing a program including the major subject requirements for History (an Arts major subject) and Genetics (a Science major subject)

Career Opportunities

You can join one of the following careers:

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