Humanities are academic disciplines that study how we process and document what it means to be human, using critical and creative methods to explain where we have been, and where we could possibly go. 

The Bachelor of Advanced Humanities (Honours) allows high-achieving students to work together in a small cohort and be mentored by internationally leading humanities specialists and industry professionals.

This four-year program offers industry internships, field study and Study Abroad options. Specifically tailored extracurricular activities include a camp and a conference.

Students engage with the Faculty’s leading humanities researchers through a core suite of interdisciplinary courses and choose Majors and Honours Research Projects from: 

  • Ancient History           
  • Art History
  • Drama
  • English Literature
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Mathematics
  • Musicology
  • Studies in Religion

​This program prepares students for a range of careers in academic or professional organisations including research, implementation, and policy-making positions in the public, private and cultural sectors such as: arts policy consultant, cultural development and community engagement officer, creative development researcher, cultural heritage officer, cultural advisor, creative events manager, project leader, curator, commentator, archivist. 

1. Orientation

UQ has developed several helpful tools and websites to assist new students, which can be accessed through the UQ Orientation website.

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences offers several program specific enrolment seminars and welcome sessions during orientation week.

As part of the Student Charter, you must know and understand your official program rules and requirements.