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Learn how to ask big questions and solve hard problems
Inform public policy, solve global challenges, explore human behaviours, advocate for social justice, study visual arts, uncover historical and archaeological mysteries or teach the children of tomorrow.

We prepare you for a broad range of careers.

In our changing world, we need leaders with diverse backgrounds and perspectives to think broadly, challenge, innovate and inspire. Our suite of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees will future-proof your career and prepare you for the modern workplace and a global working environment.

You can build a degree tailored to your interests and career goals with our wide range of courses and flexible study options. As an undergraduate student you can choose from more than 45 undergraduate majors, as well as more than 100 majors and minors from the University’s shared pool,* allowing you to gain expertise across our diverse range of disciplines.

You can study everything from history to human behaviour visual arts, economics, teaching or media and communications. Discover our degrees and how we prepare you for whatever career path you choose.

*The full shared pool of majors and minors may not be available to students studying education or social work degrees. Refer to your specific course for details.

Our passion is ideas. Study with us and experience your own knowledge in action.
Professor Annamarie Jagose, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Facts & figures

Our rankings

  • Top 30 in the world for Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, Education, Politics and International Studies and English, Language and Literature
  • 2020 QS World University Rankings