Skip to menu Skip to content Skip to footer

You're viewing this site as a domestic an international student

You're a domestic student if you are:

  • a citizen of Australia or New Zealand,
  • an Australian permanent resident, or
  • a holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa.

You're an international student if you are:

  • intending to study on a student visa,
  • not a citizen of Australia or New Zealand,
  • not an Australian permanent resident, or
  • a temporary resident (visa status) of Australia.
You're viewing this site as a domestic an international student
Book case of vintage books


Australian Studies

Bachelors of Arts / Social Science

Discover more about the influences that have shaped Australia from the past to present day.

You'll learn about the iconic images and identities, the major challenges and issues that make Australian culture and society unique.

Graduates can apply their knowledge of Australian in areas including tourism and hospitality, business and enterprise, politics, diplomacy, culture and the arts.


6 in Australia for social sciences and humanities

CWTS Leiden Ranking 2023

1 in Queensland for arts and humanities

QS World University Rankings 2024

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Corporate travel consultant
  • Travel consultant
  • Tourism and hospitality manager
  • Tourism operations coordinator
  • Policy adviser

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Overseas study

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Contemporary Australia
  • Australian Popular Culture
  • Introduction to Aboriginal Studies
  • Australian Art

Keep up to date

Sign up to get information about applying and studying at UQ.

Select your country and then enter your mobile phone number.

We will use your information to keep you informed about UQ programs, news, events and scholarships. By submitting this form, you consent to the terms of UQ's Marketing consent and privacy notice.