Bachelor of Arts

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Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





up to 10 years

Credit points


Indicative fee

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Admission requirements

  • Any 4 OUA undergraduate units with 4.0 GPA


Offered in

Semester 1

How to apply

Admission requirements

To be eligible for an offer of admission made through Open Universities Australia for a Commonwealth Supported Place at Griffith University, an applicant must:

  • meet the criteria for a domestic Australian student
  • be applying for admission to one of the following programs:
    • 1023 - Bachelor of Arts
    • 1245 - Bachelor of Communication
    • 1383 - Bachelor of Business
    • 1384 - Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • have completed at least four OUA undergraduate units or equivalent with a minimum GPA of 4.0 (refer to the Graded Degree Schedule for information about converting your GPA to a rank).

How to apply

Students are required to enrol in individual units of study through Open Universities Australia:

Students are also required to complete a registration form and pay a (non-refundable) application fee at the time of submitting the form. While there is no immediate requirement for students to register in this program, students are recommended to register in order to receive advice on credit, unit selection and award eligibility. Please visit the following website for further information:

Credit for prior learning

Griffith University awards credit for prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For further information, please visit the following website prior to registering in any units of study:

To assist with your application, Griffith's Credit Precedent Database will give you a guide to the credit that you may be entitled to by listing equivalent courses in which the University has previously awarded credit.