UNSW Bachelor of Arts | Take Action in a Complex World

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Through UNSW’s Arts degree you’ll hone your interests and dive into the social sciences, arts and humanities fields you’re passionate about. Supported by our diverse and inclusive community, you’ll learn critical thinking to understand the complexities and challenges that face us. This is coupled with real-world experience to ensure you channel your passion into action through your career.

Explore where you could go with UNSW’s Arts degree.

Today's Challenges              Tomorrow's Careers

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How UNSW’s Bachelor of Arts prepares you for a career that makes a difference.


UNSW’s Bachelor of Arts is more than just theory. Alongside deep critical thinking, you’ll benefit from UNSW’s focus on industry mentoring and work integrated learning, gaining experience in the fields you’re passionate about.  

Through a unique breadth of majors, minors and double degrees, you can combine specialisations that will set you apart when you graduate.

Bring your perspective to:

Your transferrable skills will underpin successful careers across many sectors. As an Arts alumni, you’ll be equipped for the future – just like Sarah.

You’ll have opportunities to gain experience with global organisations that make a difference, like the UN.

Harness your creativity through technology and industry connections, and turn it into a career you love.

Hone the top skills for the future of work at a university that ranks #27 in the world for graduate employability.

Learn from academics who are leading innovation in the health & wellbeing of people and the planet.

Where can a UNSW Bachelor of Arts take me? 

UNSW’s Bachelor of Arts prepares you for the jobs and careers of the future. Our graduates are confident and creative problem solvers with skills in critical thinking, leadership and innovation. They work in diverse sectors and create change for the better. Whatever your passion, you’ll gain the industry connections and transferrable skills to channel it into action.

Career opportunities include:

  • Advocacy Specialist
  • Business Consultant
  • Communications Specialist
  • Global Development Specialist
  • Policy Advisor
  • Human Rights Advocate

Meet our community, discover your path