University of Sydney Handbooks - 2021 Archive

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Learning Outcomes

Bachelor of Arts

On successful completion of the Bachelor of Arts, students will be able to:


Course Learning Outcome


Demonstrate a depth of disciplinary knowledge in at least one field in the arts, humanities and/or social sciences by applying discipline-based expertise to research, project, and work-based problems.


Synthesise knowledge, experience and practice by constructing and testing new arguments and proposing evidence-based solutions.


Communicate complex ideas and data effectively to diverse audiences through context-dependent forms of communication.


Critically analyse and evaluate competing sources of knowledge and information using a variety of different modes of communication.


Approach local and global challenges in research, professional practice, and civil life with personal integrity and intellectual rigor.


Apply ethical frameworks to academic research and inquiry by working productively and collaboratively in diverse groups and across disciplines and cultures.


Combine distinct forms of disciplinary knowledge to communicate in interdisciplinary contexts across different fields and areas of expertise.


Develop innovative and original interpretations and insights.