Bachelor of Arts

3 years full-time, Parkville. CRICOS code: 002167E

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Course Description

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.

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.

Outstanding Facilities

The unique new Arts West building has been tailored specifically to support teaching in the Bachelor of Arts. This building delivers quality teaching and learning spaces, state-of-the-art technology, collaborative, interactive and media-rich learning to Arts students on an unprecedented scale. The building also provides students with the experience of first-hand engagement with valuable cultural and rare collections material to inform their learning, drive research training, and enable an enriched experience of how knowledge is activated.


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.

Explore the World

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

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