Life is all about exploring your interests and discovering new ones. As an arts and humanities student, you will be challenged every day to see the world from a new perspective.
We understand the importance of freedom, so you can create your own unique journey by choosing from one of our specialist arts degrees. On campus you’ll study in state-of-the-art facilities like arts studios, galleries, sound and video production studios, and multimedia facilities. And off-campus you’ll get hands-on experience with our work integrated learning, allowing you to connect learning with practice through industry placements, professional experience and internships.
If humanities are your passion, our courses provide a way for you to work with people from different backgrounds. Develop your understanding of the relationship between individuals, community and society. And gain an insight into human social behaviour, organisations and youth.
By studying arts or humanities with us, you’ll learn from highly published academics, practicing artists, and thought-leaders.
Study history and politics, international development and global studies, literature, creative and visual arts, media and digital journalism, economics and business communications, and more.
Employers today are seeking graduates who possess the ability to think critically, communicate clearly, and apply ethical decision-making. Studying arts at ACU will not only equip you with these skills, it will lead you to a range of professions in which they can be applied, including: journalist, policy advisor, communications officer, diplomat, archivist, curator, economist and more. Our arts degree really is a stepping stone to a world of possibilities.
“I really enjoy the intimate and personal experience that ACU provides for its students.
The lecturers, teaching staff, and technical officers all have incredible knowledge, care personally for their students, and provided me with artistic experiences I could never have dreamed of.”
Professor Michael Ondaatje is the National Head of the School of Arts, and a Research Associate at the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney.
He was awarded his PhD with distinction from the University of Western Australia in 2008, and his thesis on African-American conservatism was recognised with the Robert Street Prize for the most outstanding PhD across all of the university’s disciplines.
It is a misconception that teenagers are the only ones who will benefit from attending Open Day.
At Open Day there are a lot of things to see and people to talk to. Here are a few essential Open Day events by faculty.
Books, fees, living expenses – costs can be a factor when considering study. But it shouldn’t stop you from pursuing your goals.
Luckily, we offer a range of scholarships to commencing and continuing students. They recognise everything from rewarding academic achievement to supporting equality. And with nearly 400 scholarships on offer, and the opportunity to apply for as many as you like, it pays to check your eligibility.