About Arts, humanities and social sciences

Experience a flexible and transformative approach to studying the humanities, social sciences and languages.

Choose from more than 600 subjects across 40 fields of undergraduate and graduate study, including languages, history, media and communications, politics and international studies and psychology.

Our internationally renowned academics will help you develop scholarly, critical and creative thinking, and support you to apply these skills to real-world scenarios.

Graduate with in-depth knowledge and leadership skills, ready to make a meaningful contribution to the world.

Discover the Bachelor of Arts

Hear from Professor Véronique Duché about our diverse Bachelor of Arts program and how it can meet your career goals.

Looking for personalised advice?

Find out more about our graduate degrees and get support with your application. Speak to our expert staff online, via phone or at an upcoming event. You can also register to learn more about your course options and opportunities via email.

Why study at the University of Melbourne

A degree that opens doors

A degree that opens doors

Discover new passions and develop the skills organisations seek out in graduates.

Become part of a community

Become part of a community

Join our community of students investigating, interpreting, preserving and advancing knowledge in the humanities and social sciences.

Practical skills

Practical skills

Participate in our wide range of industry opportunities, developing practical skills for a meaningful career.

Hear from our students

Find out what motivated our current students to choose Melbourne, and the impact studying with us has had on their lives and careers.

Why did you decide to study at University of Melbourne?


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Please speak to our expert staff to discover more about our learning opportunities and get support with your application.