Humanities and social sciences

If you are interested in pondering over the timeless life questions and really getting your head buzzing, then it’s hard to go past the humanities and social sciences. This is the second largest of our fields of study (after business and management) and it's also one of the most complicated, with many courses and specialisations within courses, as well as different kinds of careers and further study options.

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For more information about careers and education in this field, visit the Australian Academy of the Humanities website.

Other related fields that may be of interest include business and management , communications , education and training , languages , law , psychology and social work .