Study humanities and social sciences

Whether you’re interested in sociology or psychology, history, literature or world politics, a degree in humanities and social sciences will open your world as you explore your interests. It’s one degree that offers many courses of action.

Humanities and social sciences presentation – start here for key information

Check out our video on humanities and social sciences where our academics and teaching staff answer key and frequently asked questions. They discuss our courses, placements and practical experience, classes and timetables, assessments, admission pathways and more.

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Watch our recorded sessions

We’ve recorded a selection of our live Open Day sessions for you to watch at any time. In the sessions you’ll hear from staff, current students and alumni about the courses, campuses and experiences you can expect at ACU.

If you’d like to watch a session, head to ‘Watch recorded sessions’ and make your selection.

Name Student type Session Type Virtual Session Link
Bachelor of Arts presentationUndergraduate, Domestic student, International studentQ&A sessionAttend session
Bachelor of Arts (Western Civilisation) presentationUndergraduate, Domestic studentQ&A sessionAttend session
Humanities and social sciences at ACUUndergraduate, Domestic student, International studentInfo sessionAttend session

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Where can I study humanities and social sciences?



North Sydney



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