Personalise your course, develop your creative and critical thinking, and learn from the best.  The Bachelor of Arts (BA) offers a flexible approach to studying the humanities, social sciences and languages at Australia’s number one university.  Read on to learn more. 


Our innovative and flexible curriculum lets you tailor your degree to match your interests and career goals. Choose from more than 30 areas of specialisation, including languages, history, psychology, social sciences, media and communications, and economics.

Career readiness

Our graduates are in-demand and successful in securing employment across a diverse range of industries. You will develop career-ready skills including problem-solving, analytical thinking, communication expertise, leadership and creativity.

Be among the best

By enrolling in one of Australia’s most competitive degrees, you will be surrounded by other high-achieving students from around the world, helping you take on new challenges and push yourself to a higher level.

First-year foundations

Learn important academic skills not taught in secondary schools, and experience a range of study disciplines in your first year through our unique Arts Foundation subjects.

Practical skills

Develop your job-readiness by accessing student experience opportunities including internships, local and global volunteering placements, fieldwork and discipline-specific internships.

Global citizenship

Develop an international perspective through language study, and enjoy opportunities to study overseas.