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The University of Queensland (UQ)

  • 29% international / 71% domestic

Bachelors of Arts / Social Science

  • Bachelor

Broaden your horizons and expand your employment prospects by combining the Bachelor of Arts with your social science program.

Key details

Degree Type
4 years full-time
Course Code
2505, 029209M
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$33,744 per year / $134,976 total

About this course

This dual program allows you to combine studies in the unique and innovative Bachelor of Social Science program with a wide range of majors in the arts.

The future of work is unknown, with people and enterprise skills in increasing demand across all industries. UQ's Bachelors of Arts / Social Science graduates are ideally placed to thrive and adapt to this changing environment.

The Bachelor of Arts provides you with creative and critical thinking skills that help you build a portfolio of capabilities that can be transferred across industries.

With one of the most comprehensive course offerings in Australia, you'll have the opportunity to explore the subjects you love by choosing from more than 40 study areas across the humanities, social sciences and languages.

In the Bachelor of Social Science, you'll explore how to address pressing social issues - such as poverty and inequality, racial injustice, health and illness, and the social impacts of climate change - at local, national and international levels.

Study locations

St Lucia

What you will learn

  • If you're curious to learn, a dual degree with the Bachelor of Arts allows you to explore endless opportunities and get ready for almost any possible future.
  • Combine your degree with over 40 study areas across the humanities, social sciences and languages.
  • Learn differently and base your expertise on understanding how and why people interact with each other and the world around them.
  • Gain hands-on experience in the real world by undertaking a supervised, yearlong scientific research project.

Career pathways

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Depending on which major you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Community engagement officer
  • Art therapist
  • Student recruitment officer
  • Community support worker
  • English teacher
  • Content creator
  • Journalist
  • Counsellor
  • Policy adviser
  • Project coordinator