The Bachelor of Arts is a flexible degree that provides students with the optimal balance between a defined sequence of study and flexible course options. This innovative program has been designed to develop graduates with the key practical skills and interdisciplinary knowledge required to be the leaders of tomorrow.

The program will provide you with highly developed skills in written communication, problem-solving, critical thinking and interpersonal understanding. A BA graduate is someone who has gained skills and knowledge and can apply these skills in many different jobs, careers and life situations. You can choose from a wide range of majors, tailoring the degree to suit your own particular career aspirations.

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. Dates and times can be found at the above link, under 'Orientation Week'. These sessions are available below (in PDF form) or on the right (in video).

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