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 now available

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.

Enrol now for the new Master of Strategic Communication

Students will learn advanced knowledge and skills required to participate in the contemporary global communications environment working in senior adviser positions.

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)