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Humanities & social science courses

Think holistically into the present

Choose a speciality or career

Study human behaviour and interaction 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 will help you develop an understanding of the world you live in and the events that have helped form the present.

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Humanities & social science degrees

Undergraduate GRF-ART-DEG-2022

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 Media Studies
  • Major in Public Relations
  • Major in Screen Culture
  • Major in Sociology

Undergraduate UNE-MDL-DIP-2022

Diploma in Modern Languages

Available majors

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

Undergraduate MUR-ASD-DEG-2022

Bachelor of Arts (Sustainable Development)

Available majors

  • Major Subjects

Undergraduate CUR-ENG-DEG-2022

Bachelor of Arts (English and Cultural Studies)

Available majors

  • Common Level 1 Subjects
  • Level 1 Major Subjects
  • Level 2 Core Subjects
  • Level 2 Optional Subjects
  • Level 3 Core Subjects
  • Level 3 Optional Subjects

Humanities & social science subjects

Rich, diverse and rewarding careers

Broaden your career opportunities across a number of industries by studying humanities and social science online with leading Australian universities. Learn how to leave your mark on the world and make a difference.

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