Arts, Social Sciences & Social Work

Courses and Study Study areas Arts, Social Sciences & Social Work

Arts and Social Sciences at JCU offers you a wide variety of specialised areas of study within several broad fields, Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences and Social Work.

You are encouraged to develop critical thinking, problem solving, communication and research skills for successful study and you have the opportunity to sample from a wide range subjects. In your second year you can pick your specialised discipline. You can also craft a varied course of study that maximises your ability to meet the changing demands of employers.

Our areas of study also seek to provide you with opportunities to study abroad or undertake placements and research in our Asia Pacific region.

Undergraduate

CourseDurationMode
Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology 3 years full-timeOn campus; Off campus
Bachelor of Arts in Archaeology 3 years full-timeOn campus; Off campus
Bachelor of Arts in Criminology 3 years full-timeOn campus; Off campus
Bachelor of Arts in English 3 years full-timeOn campus; Off campus
Bachelor of Arts in French - Advanced 3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Arts in French - Foundation 3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Arts in German 3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Arts in History 3 years full-timeOn campus; Off campus
Bachelor of Arts in Human Geography 3 years full-timeOn campus; Off campus
Bachelor of Arts in Human Services 3 years full-timeOn campus; Off campus
Bachelor of Arts in Italian 3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Arts in Japanese - Advanced 3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Arts in Japanese - Foundation 3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Arts in Media and Writing 3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia Journalism 3 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Arts in Politics and International Relations 3 years full-timeOn campus; Off campus
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Studies 3 years full-timeOn campus; Off campus
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology 3 years full-timeOn campus; Off campus
Bachelor of Arts-Bachelor of Business 4 years full-timeOn campus; Off campus
Bachelor of Arts-Bachelor of Laws 5 years full-timeOn campus
Bachelor of Arts-Bachelor of Science 4 years full-timeOn campus; Off campus
Bachelor of Social Work 4 years full-timeFlexible; On campus
Diploma of Higher Education in General Studies 1 year full-timeOn campus
Diploma of Higher Education in Society and Culture 1 year full-timeOn campus

Postgraduate

CourseDurationMode
Doctor of Philosophy (Society and Culture) 4 years full timeOn campus; Off campus
Graduate Certificate of Research Methods [Tropical Environments and Societies] 6 months full-timeOn campus; Off campus
Graduate Diploma of Social Science 1 year full-timeOn campus
Master of Philosophy (Society and Culture) 2 years full timeOn campus; Off campus
Master of Social Science in Asia-Pacific Governance and Development 1.8 years full-timeOn campus; Off campus
Master of Social Science in Environment and Heritage 1.8 years full-timeOn campus; Off campus
Master of Social Science in Indigenous Studies 1.8 years full-timeOn campus; Off campus
Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying) 2 years full-timeOn campus