Arts - A2000
Workplaces of the future need innovative leaders who can see the bigger picture, with the human-focused and transferable skills you’ll gain in a humanities and social sciences degree. The Monash Bachelor of Arts gives you flexibility and choice to tailor your degree to suit your interests, as well as our Professional Futures program to give you the skills employers seek and value. And with funded overseas study to expand your international networks and cultural agility, and dedicated teams to help you with work placement and peer mentoring, our Monash arts degree will set you up with the tools you need for career success.
What is a Bachelor of Arts?
The Monash Bachelor of Arts is a comprehensive humanities and social sciences degree with a flexible course structure. Start by choosing units from 30+ areas of study, including languages, history, psychology, and sociology. You don’t need to decide on a major until your second year, giving you plenty of time to explore your interests.
Why choose Monash Arts?
There's no better place to study Arts than at Monash. When it comes to humanities, social sciences and languages, we are ranked top 50 in the world. As the largest international university in Australia, Monash offers a truly global experience with over 160 partner institutions in over 30 countries. Study with world-renowned academics, industry experts and practitioners.
Maximum choice and flexibility
With over thirty areas of study to choose from, our comprehensive arts degree is flexible, allowing you to design a unique course structure aligned with your worldview and career objectives. Increase your employability with a double degree - Monash Arts has one of the biggest ranges available, including with Business, Education, Law, Technology and Science.You can also fast track to a higher qualification with a combined Bachelor and Master’s degree in just four years.
Professional Futures is a distinct, career-oriented program. Customise your own professional journey according to your career interest across four professional futures areas, and build the skills and abilities employers value and seek:
- Innovation capability: Cultivate an innovation mindset as you develop your creative and enterprising abilities.
- Intercultural expertise: Learn to recognise your own cultural values and biases, and build skills to thrive in globalised workplaces and communities.
- Global immersion: Broaden your knowledge and life experience by participating in the Global Immersion Guarantee (GIG), one of our other short study trips or a semester long program.
- Professional experience: Through industry internships and placements, create networks and skills for your career development.
Australia’s leading university language program
When you study languages at Monash, you'll be studying at Australia’s largest international university, ranked in the top 1% in the world for Languages, Humanities and Social Sciences. We offer the most comprehensive, flexible and well-integrated program incorporating language acquisition with cultural competence. Choose from a wide range of Asian and European languages: Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese, and Korean; and French, German, Italian, and Spanish and Latin American studies (within the European Languages Area of Study). Find out more about Languages at Monash.
Truly global education
Monash is the largest international university in Australia, and offers a truly global study experience with campuses in Malaysia, Italy, India, Indonesia and China. You will be part of a global community including alumni, research centres, industry partners, and non-government organisations.
Jobs with an Arts degree?
Our Bachelor of Arts graduates work across a diverse set of industries including roles within social justice, sustainability, education, politics, marketing, media, entertainment or fine arts. Our top employers include: Accenture, ANZ, Coles Group, Deloitte, Department of Education and Training, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Department of Justice and Community Safety, Department of Premier and Cabinet, EY (Ernst & Young), KPMG, National Australia Bank, PwC, Telstra. Find out more about our Bachelor of Arts graduates and their career stories.
At a glance
|English||Maths||Sciences / Other|
|First Semester (February), Second Semester (July) and October Intake|
|Bachelor of Arts|