About History and philosophy

Develop your capacity to analyse, think critically and communicate effectively and explore a diversity of times, places and themes which reflect the latest developments in historical research and vocational practice.

Further explore multi-disciplinary perspectives on ancient Graeco-Roman, Aegean and Near Eastern civilisations including ancient languages.

Investigate new areas and innovative practices in instrumentation and analysis, policy and programs in the area of the preservation of cultural materials through the Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation.

Discover the Bachelor of Arts

With more than 40 areas of specialisation, our Bachelor of Arts offers a flexible approach to studying the humanities, social sciences and languages.

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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.

Taught by leading experts

Taught by leading experts

Learn from our academics investigating, interpreting, preserving and advancing knowledge in the humanities and social sciences.

Industry engagement

Industry engagement

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.

The University always makes sure they are implementing the latest technological advancements and design-smart infrastructure, and most importantly offer a huge teaching team dedicated to being at the top of the industry to ensure everyone’s best teaching and learning experience.

Chau Le, Bachelor of Arts student

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