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Facts & figures

  • #1 in Australia and #5 in the world for graduate employability*
  • #22 in the world for Arts and Humanities*
  • #25 in the world for Social Sciences*
  • *2020 QS World University Rankings
Courses_

Undergraduate courses

Graduate career-ready
We’re all about ideas. Whether in the classroom, on an industry placement or overseas exchange, you will bring your intellectual curiosity to bear on some of the most complex issues and questions of the 21st century.

Our undergraduate curriculum gives you the opportunity to build a degree tailored to your areas of interest and career goals.

You’ll gain expertise and skills that will serve you well in a rapidly changing world: creative problem solving; advanced critical thinking; effectiveness in cross-cultural contexts; and a talent for leadership, entrepreneurship and personal resilience.

Whether you’re sure of your career path or still deciding, we'll help prepare you for the future.

Degree options

To be eligible for admission to our Bachelor of Visual Arts and Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies degrees you will need to submit a portfolio of your artwork. 

Our subjects (majors and minors)

What's the difference between a major and a minor? Unsure how your HSC subjects connect to Arts and Social Sciences subjects? Check out this handy page as a guide in deciding what to study at University.

The following majors are available to all students studying the Bachelor of ArtsBachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Visual Arts, as well as all combined Bachelor of Advanced Studies  degrees,  and are part of the shared pool of majors and minors.

Why study with us?

  • Our graduates have been named the most employable in Australia and in the top 5 globally, according to the 2020 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.
  • We’re ranked in the top 30 in the world for anthropology, archaeology, development studies, education, English language and literature, history, modern languages, politics and international studies, social policy and administration, and social sciences and management.
  • Gain real-world experience through placements with corporate, government and not-for-profit partner organisations.
  • Study overseas as part of many of our degrees, taking semester-long exchanges or short courses.
  • Access a shared pool of more than 100 majors and minors from areas across the University.
  • Take advantage of our faculty mentoring program through which you’ll have access to a personal mentor, skills-building workshops, exclusive talks and seminars.