Solve real-world problems with a humanities, arts and social sciences degree

Studying humanities and social sciences at Murdoch gives you a lens to look at the world on a deeper level. One where you focus on solutions, rather than problems. On any day you will be surrounded by like-minded people from diverse backgrounds who have a passion for creating positive change for Australia and the world. 

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Customise your degree

Combine a wide range of majors, co-majors and minors to develop knowledge and skills in multiple disciplines.

Get hands-on experience

Complete internships and placements through our industry connections, including community groups, government agencies and private organisations.

Why study humanities, arts and social sciences at Murdoch?

Our range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, taught by internationally recognised academics and award-winning practitioners, studying Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at Murdoch can take you on a global career path. From journalist, to policy advisor or international aid worker, whatever your career goal, our flexible courses will give you the skills needed to stand out across a range of industries.

During your studies, you will explore issues you are passionate about while building the qualities, knowledge and skills required to advance your career. Along with diversity, you will also have the opportunity to complete your studies almost anywhere in the world with units being offered online, or at our Singapore campus, depending on your specialisation. 

In the classroom, you will meet students from all over the world, and from different backgrounds – all of which make a welcoming, accessible and interesting place to learn.

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Humanities, arts and social sciences courses at Murdoch

Delve into the intricacies of the world and explore your passion for creating positive change. 

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Having completed three semesters and my honours research in Indonesia, I was able to get a much better idea of development on the ground. I found that when I graduated, I had a more realistic idea of what to expect in the workplace.
Karis Erceg, Bachelor of Arts

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