double degree

Flexible Double Degree

A double five year undergraduate award offered by the The Australian National University

  • Length 5 year full-time
  • Minimum 240 Units
Admission requirements
  • Length 5 year full-time
  • Minimum 240 Units
Admission requirements

Elective Study

Once you have met the program requirements of your degree, you may have enough electives to complete an additional elective majorminor or specialisation.

Admission Requirements

At a minimum, all applicants must meet program-specific academic/non-academic requirements, and English language requirements. Admission to most ANU programs is on a competitive basis. Therefore, meeting all admission requirements does not automatically guarantee entry.

In line with the university's admissions policy and strategic plan, an assessment for admission may include competitively ranking applicants on the basis of specific academic achievement, English language proficiency and diversity factors.

Domestic applicants

→ School leavers will be assessed on:
• the minimum Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) requirement or equivalent for this program,
• the co-curricular or service requirement, and
• any program specific requirements that are listed below.

→ Non school leavers:
a) will be assessed on:
• the minimum Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) requirement or equivalent for this program,
b) Non school leavers who:
• complete a recognised Australian (or equivalent) post-secondary qualification, or
• complete one standard full-time year (1.0 FTE) of an Australian (or equivalent) degree qualification, or
• complete an approved tertiary preparation course/program without undertaking any further study,
will be assessed on the basis of an equivalent selection rank that is calculated upon application. Non school leavers must also meet any program specific requirements that are listed below.


International applicants

Applicants who complete a recognised secondary/senior secondary/post-secondary/tertiary sequence of study will be assessed on the basis of an equivalent selection rank that is calculated upon application. A list of commonly observed international qualifications and corresponding admission requirements can be found here. Applicants must also meet any program specific requirements that are listed below.

Diversity factors & English language proficiency  
As Australia's national university, ANU is global representative of Australian research and education. ANU endeavours to recruit and maintain a diverse and deliberate student cohort representative not only of Australia, but the world. In order to achieve these outcomes, competitive ranking of applicants may be adjusted to ensure access to ANU is a reality for brilliant students from countries across the globe. If required, competitive ranking may further be confirmed on the basis of demonstrating higher-level English language proficiency.


ACT: Mathematical Methods (Major)/Further Mathematics (Major)/Specialist Mathematics/Specialist Methods (Major), NSW: Mathematics or equivalent. More information about interstate subject equivalencies can be found here.

Adjustment Factors

ANU offers rank adjustments for a number of adjustment factors, including for high achievement in nationally strategic senior secondary subjects and for recognition of difficult circumstances that students face in their studies. Rank adjustments are applied to Bachelor degree applicants with an ATAR at or above 70. Points are awarded in accordance with the approved schedules, and no more than 15 points (maximum 5 subject/performance-based adjustments, maximum 10 equity-based adjustments and maximum 5 Elite Athlete adjustments) will be awarded. Please note that Adjustment Factors vary and do not apply to a select few programs,  please visit the ANU Adjustment Factors website for further information.

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

For more information see:

Annual indicative fee for international students

For further information on International Tuition Fees see:


ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

The Flexible Double Degree groups allow students to combine two Bachelor degrees of their choice. Students can build their own combination to suit both a career path and a personal passion. The Engineering and Advanced Computing Group allows for over 80 unique degree combinations. These options allow you to couple technical knowledge with a diverse range of options in science, business and social sciences.


You must take one of the following degrees:


Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)*

Bachelor of Software Engineering*

Bachelor of Engineering (Research & Development)(Honours)*

Bachelor of Advanced Computing (Research & Development)(Honours)*

Bachelor of Advanced Computing*


with a degree from the following list:

Bachelor of Actuarial Studies *

Bachelor of Applied Data Analytics

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Art History and Curatorship ##

Bachelor of Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies ##

Bachelor of Asian Studies

Bachelor of Biotechnology*

Bachelor of Business Administration

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Economics

Bachelor of Environment and Sustainability

Bachelor of Finance

Bachelor of Genetics*

Bachelor of Information Technology*#

Bachelor of International Security Studies

Bachelor of Languages

Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences*

Bachelor of Music

Bachelor of Pacific Studies

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Science (Psychology)

Bachelor of Statistics*

Bachelor of Archaeological Practice ##

Bachelor of European Studies ##

Bachelor of Public Policy ##

Bachelor of Accounting ##

Bachelor of Classical Studies ##

Bachelor of International Relations ##

Bachelor of Development Studies ##

Bachelor of Medical Science ##

Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics ##

Bachelor of Criminology ##

Bachelor of Political Science ##

Bachelor of Design ##

Bachelor of Visual Arts ##


* Degrees include pre-requisites in addition to ATAR

# Information Technology cannot be combined with Software Engineering or Advanced Computing, but it is available in the Arts, Social Sciences, Business, Science and Law groups where it can be combined with a wide range of degrees.

## Can not be combined with Bachelor of Engineering (Research & Development) (Honours)

You must meet the entry requirements (entrance rank and any prerequisites) for both the degrees you choose. Domestic UAC applicants do not need to indicate which two degrees they wish to combine until they accept their offer.


Many of the degrees in this Flexible Double Degree Group are professionally accredited. See the individual course entries of the degrees listed to find out more about who recognises these qualifications.

Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

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