Bachelor of Arts (A3A)

Study Discipline: Social Sciences
Study Programme Details
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions:Summer Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time, Part Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


36 Months

Scholarship Available



About this Study Course

Embark on a captivating journey through time with the Ancient Civilisations program at the University of Tasmania. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of mythology, religion, drama, and history that defines ancient civilizations. This dynamic and multidisciplinary program offers a unique blend of ancient historiography, literary criticism, material culture exploration, and philosophical inquiry. Delve into the complexities of bygone eras and emerge with a profound understanding of the interconnectedness of human societies.


Satiate your curiosity about the intriguing aspects of ancient civilizations, from the complexities of Roman emperors to the vengeful nature of ancient gods. The Ancient Civilisations program at the University of Tasmania unravels the ever-changing nature of human societies while highlighting deep continuities that bind humanity together. Begin your exploration with comprehensive surveys of Greek and Roman cultures, honing essential skills for interpreting ancient primary sources.

Intermediate units delve into classical scholarship, further enhancing critical analysis skills of primary sources. At the advanced level, engage critically with secondary scholarship and cultivate intellectual independence through personalized research projects. The Ancient Civilisations and Ancient Languages majors together form the Classics discipline, guided by distinguished Classics lecturers.

This program develops critical thinking, research methods, and intercultural awareness, preparing you for diverse professional careers. Whether in Politics and Policy, Education, Human Resources, or Non-Government Organizations, these skills offer insights into ethical implications, long-term effects, and diverse policy experiences.

Admission Requirements

  • International students must meet minimum English Language Requirements, University General Entry Requirements, and any course-specific prerequisites.
  • Attain an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0, with no individual band less than 5.5, or a PTE Academic score of 50, with no score lower than 42 or equivalent.
  • Fulfill qualifications equivalent to a 12th year of education in Australia, with various pathways available for qualification.


Courses include:

  • Ancient Greece
  • Ancient Rome
  • Indigenous Lifeworlds: Story, History, Country
  • War and the Hero: Classical EpicDetails
  • The Fall of the Roman Republic
  • Greek and Roman MythologyDetails
  • Nero and Neronian LiteratureDetails
  • Comedy and Tragedy in the Classical WorldDetails
  • Desire and Disorder in the Erotic Text

Invest in your academic journey with a course fee of $106,388 AUD for international students. Join a community dedicated to unraveling the mysteries of ancient civilizations.

Future Career Outcomes

Modern workplaces are invariably changing; responding to economic, political and social forces, which means employees need the basic intellectual capacities to adapt to change, understand intercultural differences, thoughtfully challenge assumptions, and think objectively.

Employers depend on people who are effective communicators and decision-makers, with demonstrable skills in critical thinking, problem-solving, research and investigation.

Visa Requirements:

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