Faculty of Arts

Faculty of Arts

Choose a major and a career that interests you

Confucius once said ‘Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.’ Learn about the colourful careers of our successful graduates to help you choose a major and a career that is right for you.

Master of Heritage Studies

Have a keen interest in preserving the past for future generations?

Find out more about our new Masters degree which can lead to a career in heritage management, working across areas such as environmental, maritime, urban, and cultural heritage.

Master of Social Research Methods now available

Social research skills are highly sought after in a wide variety of sectors to identify social, organisational and government needs. This course can open up avenues for improving society, developing the well-being of communities and working towards solving the world's problems.

Making a difference

Learn how Honours studies in Arts has helped Michael Sheldrick make a difference with the Global Poverty Project.

Postgrad & Honours Expo

Find out about specific course and research options, admission requirements, scholarships and how postgrad studies at UWA can work for you.

Semester 1, 2016 applications now open.

Start your pursuit with a flexible undergraduate degree that allows you to combine subjects that match your career goals and personal interests.

Welcome to the Faculty of Arts

The Faculty of Arts is a founding faculty of the University which has an inspiring history of highly successful graduates and outstanding research results which have made a valuable contribution to Western Australia, Australia and internationally. Find out more.

The Faculty provides a culture of international excellence in research, teaching and learning, and has over 3000 students studying a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses through the Schools of Humanities, Music, and Social Sciences.


Social Sciences

Disciplines at the School of Social Sciences are:

Anthropology and Sociology
Media and Communication
Political Science and International Relations
Asian Studies (including Indonesian, Japanese, Korean and Mandarin languages)


Disciplines at the School of Humanities are:

Classics and Ancient History
English and Cultural Studies
Medieval and Early Modern Studies
Gender Studies
European Languages and Studies (including French, German and Italian languages)