The graduate entry Bachelor of Letters is a 108-unit program for which 72 units of block credit is automatically granted on the basis of completion of a prior bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification. It normally requires one year of full-time study, or part-time equivalent. The language streams require part-time study over three years or six consecutive semesters. The Creative Writing stream requires part-time study over a minimum of two years or four semesters. The Bachelor of Letters is offered by the Faculty of Education, Humanities and Law.

The Bachelor of Letters enables students to follow their interests and aspirations and enhance their career prospects by undertaking another area of study.

Students can choose one of the following streams:

Students in the language streams of French, Indonesian, Italian, Modern Greek, or Spanish can be accommodated at either beginners' or intermediate (equivalent to Year 12 SACE continuers level) levels of linguistic competence. Students in the Chinese stream can be accommodated at beginners’ level of linguistic competence only.

The stream undertaken by the student will be identified on the student’s transcript of academic record and on the parchment presented to the student on completion of the course.

Admission requirements

Applicants must normally hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution. The Faculty Board may, however, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.