Humanities & social science courses

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About humanities & social science courses

Study the human world in the context of social, cultural, environmental, economic and political factors.

Whether you’re interested in politics, languages, history or literature, studying humanities and social sciences helps you understand the world and the events that helped form today.

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Humanities & social science degrees

Undergraduate GRF-ART-DEG

Bachelor of Arts

Available majors

  • Major in Art History
  • Major in Creative Writing
  • Major in Criminal Justice
  • Major in History
  • Major in Journalism
  • Major in Literature
  • Major in Public Relations
  • Major in Screen and Media Studies
  • Major in Sociology

Postgraduate CUR-GEO-GCE

Graduate Certificate in Geography

Undergraduate UNE-MDL-DIP

Diploma in Modern Languages

Available majors

  • Chinese Language Major
  • French Language Major
  • German Language Major
  • Indonesian Language Major
  • Italian Language Major
  • Japanese Language Major

Postgraduate MAQ-HIS-GCE

Graduate Certificate of Ancient History

Undergraduate MUR-ASD-DEG

Bachelor of Arts (Sustainable Development)

Available majors

  • Major Subjects

Postgraduate ACU-THE-MAS

Master of Theological Studies

Humanities & social science subjects

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