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Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Leading teaching and research in 21st century humanities and social sciences

Driven by academic rigour, intellectual curiosity and social inclusion, we're committed to solving pressing global challenges.

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Study arts and social sciences

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Whether you’re fresh from high school, wanting to change career or upskill, or looking to delve into research, our reputation for world-class teaching and research makes us a leader for study in the arts and social sciences.

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Semester 2 information

This information is correct as of Friday 3 July

The second semester for 2020 will commence on 24 August. While we are pausing a number of units of study in response to COVID-19 related declines in student enrolment, over 1,000 units of study will still be offered.

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  • #22 in the world for Arts and Humanities (2020 QS World University Rankings)
  • #25 in the world for Social Sciences (2020 QS World University Rankings)
  • #2 globally, in Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings 2020
  • Est. 1852 Over 165 years of teaching and research excellence
  • 6 schools Economics; Education and Social Work; Languages and Cultures; Literature, Art and Media; Philosophical and Historical Inquiry; Social and Political Sciences

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