The University of Queensland

Bachelor of Advanced Humanities (Honours)

The University of Queensland

Course details

CRICOS course code: 092444K

Level of study: Bachelor's Degrees


Big picture. Big ideas. A stimulating and challenging program for high-achieving students with a passion for understanding the world we live in.

Throughout this four year Honours program you will develop valuable logical reasoning, communication and creative thinking skills that can be applied across a range of areas and industries. Our humanities disciplines study society and culture in all its forms, looking for answers to significant and urgent social problems. You'll be part of a small group who'll stay together throughout your four years of study and enjoy a number of extracurricular activities, such as an orientation camp.

During the program, you'll study a core suite of interdisciplinary courses including:

Great Works and the Humanities
Humanities and the Big Questions
Interdisciplinary Thinking

These courses and your majors will expose you to contemporary thinking in the humanities, provide a forum for interdisciplinary discussion and emphasise connections across humanities disciplines.

Graduating with a Bachelor of Advanced Humanities (Honours) equips you with professional research and critical thinking skills, which you can apply across a range of areas from analysing the ethics of biotechnology to policy development.

Career outcomes

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:

  • Academic researcher
  • Sociologist
  • Community services worker
  • Classics teacher
  • Archaeologist
  • Musicologist
  • Composer
  • Music critic
  • Editor
  • Journalist

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  • Drama
  • Ancient History
  • Art History
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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 35,840 Per Year Read more156,786 for the entire course
Start date: 20 February 2023
Duration: 4 years
Study mode: Full time

The University of Queensland

St Lucia Campus
Brisbane Queensland 4072

Entry criteria

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C).

English language requirements

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ

TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19.

TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5.

Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands.

BE - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.

CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands.

OET is not accepted.


The University of Queensland
St Lucia Campus
Brisbane Queensland 4072