University of Sydney Handbooks - 2021 Archive

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About Table S or the Shared Pool

What is Table S or the 'shared pool'?

Table S lists majors, minors, and electives available to all students undertaking a liberal studies degree and selected other degrees. Students undertaking a combined Bachelor of Advanced Studies must also complete a second major from Table S or Table A of their first degree.

Table S is conceptualised as a 'shared pool' as its components are not specific to individual degrees. The following areas offer majors and minors in the shared pool:

  • Architecture and Interaction Design
  • Arts and Social Sciences
  • Business and Commerce
  • Education and Social Work
  • Engineering and Computer Science
  • Health, Medicine and Dentistry
  • Music
  • Science, Agriculture, Environment and Veterinary Science.

The available majors and minors in Table S are listed below. Their requirements can be found by clicking on the link to the relevant subject area.


Subject area

Table S Areas A-C

Accounting, American Studies, Anatomy and Histology, Ancient Greek, Ancient History, Animal Health, Disease and Welfare, Animal Production, Anthropology, Applied Medical Science, Arabic Language and Cultures, Archaeology, Art History, Asian Studies, Banking, Biblical Studies and Classical Hebrew, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biological Design, Biology, Business Analytics, Business Information Systems, Business Law, Cell and Developmental Biology, Chemistry, Chinese Studies, Computer Science, Criminology, and Cultural Studies

Table S Areas D-H

Data Science, Design, Digital Cultures, Digital Music, Disability and Participation, Diversity Studies (Minor), Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Econometrics, Economic Policy, Economics, Education, English, Environmental, Agricultural and Resource Economics, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Film Studies, Finance, Financial Economics, Financial Mathematics and Statistics, Food Science, French and Francophone Studies, Gender Studies, Genetics and Genomics, Geography, Geology and Geophysics, Germanic Studies, Health, Hearing and Speech, Hebrew (Modern), History, and History and Philosophy of Science

Table Areas I-O

Immunology (Minor), Immunology and Pathology, Indigenous Studies, Indonesian Studies, Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management, Infectious Diseases, Information Systems, International Business, International and Comparative Literary Studies, International Relations, Italian Studies, Japanese Studies, Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture, Korean Studies, Latin, Linguistics, Management, Marine Science, Marketing, Mathematics, Medicinal Chemistry, Microbiology, Modern Greek Studies, Music, Neuroscience, Nutrition Science

Table S Areas P-Z

Pathology (Minor), Pharmacology, Philosophy, Physical Activity and Health, Physics, Physiology, Plant Production, Plant Science (Minor), Political Economy, Politics, Project Management, Psychological Science, Quantitative Life Sciences, Sanskrit (Minor), Social Policy (Minor), Socio-legal Studies, Sociology, Software Development, Soil Science and Hydrology, Spanish and Latin American Studies, Statistics, Studies in Religion, Theatre and Performance Studies, Urban Studies, Virology (Minor), Visual Arts, Wildlife Conservation (Minor) and Writing Studies (Minor)