Arts at Monash is your comprehensive gateway to a wide range of fascinating and rewarding areas of study across the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
Taking an innovative approach in tackling world issues and fostering a global perspective, you will develop the research skills, advanced discipline knowledge and self reliance to acquire information, assess evidence and convey complex ideas in speech and writing in order to answer complicated questions.
You’ll have the scope to choose from over thirty areas of study including languages, social studies, communications, politics, human rights, and international relations. And with access to the Monash Arts Global Immersion Guarantee you will develop an informed, critical awareness of the fields you're most passionate about, laying the groundwork for a wealth of exciting careers.
The Bachelor of Arts offers both diversity and focus, and builds informed, skilful and critically aware citizens of the world. The course is built around deeply enriching experiences, and via your elective units, offers you four Professional Futures domains through which to develop your unique graduate profile: Global immersion, Intercultural expertise, Professional experience or Innovation capability.
You can choose from local and international internships, professional engagements and entrepreneurial opportunities, and the choice of more than 50 global immersion programs including access to the funded Monash Arts Global Immersion Guarantee, preparing you to live and work in complex and culturally diverse environments, while building a community of like-minded peers.
You'll develop a rich understanding of human difference and communication, the complexities of social organisation, and humankind's trajectory through the past and into the future. You will become an expert in your chosen discipline, and will be work ready, equipped with the core skills employers in all sectors are looking for including:
written and verbal communication skills
listening and decision-making skills
leadership and negotiation skills
methods to build rapport and confidence
problem-solving skills research skills