University of Tasmania

Hobart Campus Majors




Course Overview

The Bachelor of Arts is your ultimate springboard into a wide range of careers and further study options. Choose from more than 30 online or face-to-face specialisations across the Humanities and Social Sciences or, combine your Arts degree with LawFine ArtsBusinessEconomics, and Science.

This degree is an opportunity to interpret human culture and behaviour, from different perspectives and periods, and to understand your own experience, identity and values.

Specialisations include:

  • English
  • Global Cultures and Languages
  • History and Classics
  • Philosophy and Gender Studies
  • Sociology and Criminology
  • Theatre and Performance
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Journalism, Media and Communications
  • and more across the University*

Are the Humanities Still Relevant?

The Bachelor of Arts will equip you with a range of specialised and transferable skills that are highly sought after by employers: creative thinking, respect for multiple perspectives, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Opportunities are available to develop language skills in a native-speaking environment with Short Term Overseas Study, cultural or media research overseas, or professional placement opportunities by volunteering in non-government organisations.


Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Bachelor of Arts (AQF Level 7) will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a broad general knowledge from a range of humanities and social science disciplines and an in-depth knowledge in one or more of these disciplines
  2. Demonstrate analytic and technical skills to recognise and reflect on social, cultural, political, ethical, environmental issues in the local, cross-cultural and global contexts
  3. Review, analyse, and consolidate knowledge and skills in one or more of the humanities and social science disciplines to define and solve problems with intellectual independence
  4. Communicate disciplinary perspectives and knowledge effectively, to specialist and non-specialist audiences using written, oral and visual means
  5. Demonstrate knowledge, skills and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
  6. Seek out and evaluate critically new information and different perspectives on diverse cultures and societies
  7. Demonstrate self-management, creativity, flexibility, initiative and resilience in readiness for diverse workplace demands


Course Linkhttp://www.utas.edu.au/courses/cale/courses/a3a-bachelor-of-arts


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University of Tasmania Sandy Bay campus Churchill Avenue Sandy Bay TASMANIA 7005 AUSTRALIA

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