The Bachelor of Arts is UQ’s largest program with over 40 study areas on offer, giving you the opportunity to explore the subjects you love. As a Bachelor of Arts student, you’ll develop skills in written communication, problem-solving, critical thinking and interpersonal understanding, allowing you to think creatively, communicate effectively and examine the world around you. You can choose to undertake two majors, a major and two minors, or a more concentrated extended major and a minor, plus a range of electives, tailoring the degree to suit your goals. Minors are available in each of the majors, and in the disciplines of gender studies, Latin American studies, music psychology, professional pathways: humanity and society and studies in Australian culture. For more information, visit Bachelor of Arts at UQ.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies; ancient history; ancient history/history; anthropology; archaeology; art history; Chinese; Chinese translation and interpreting; classical languages; criminology; drama; economics; English; English literature; English as an international language; film and television studies; French; gender studies (minor only); geography; German; history; Indonesian; international relations; Italian; Japanese; journalism and mass communication; Korean; Latin American studies (minor only); linguistics; mathematics; media and digital cultures; music; music psychology (minor only); peace and conflict studies; philosophy; political science; popular music and technology; professional pathways: humanity and society (minor only); professional writing and communication; psychology; public policy; Russian; sociology; Spanish; sports studies; studies in Australian culture (minor only); studies in religion; writing.
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English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C)
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With a well-rounded education, the ability to think, analyse, and write effectively and with the specialist knowledge gained in your major, you’ll graduate with a range of career opportunities in government, community, not-for-profit and international organisations.
3 years Full time or 6 years Part time