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An undergraduate degree is usually a student's first degree at university. This is the level of degree that is typically undertaken by school-leavers and those without any prior tertiary education. The most common award taken at undergraduate level is a bachelor degree (eg Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts).

ANU undergraduate degrees cover a broad range of subjects. They offer the flexibility to combine subjects in a way that prepares you for your career and matches your personal interests.

Single degrees

These degrees vary in duration and include Diploma, Associate Degree, Bachelor Pass, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Masters and Masters (extended).

Flexible double degrees


A wide range of degree combinations that are not prescribed but are selected by the student.

Vertical double degrees


A combination of undergraduate and graduate study, across a range of disciplines, completed in reduced time.

Research & advanced degrees

An opportunty for high achieving undergraduate students to undertake intensive research study. Programs include Bachelor of Philosophy (PhB), Bachelor Advanced (Research & Development) and Bachelor honours.

Honours degrees

Following an undergraduate degree, eligible students may apply to undertake Honours. Honours is typically an additional year of study with a research focus leading to the completion of an Honours thesis.

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