Careers that fall within the arts and humanities banner are concerned with how society works; how we communicate; and how we can thrive.

Incredible subject choice

Our arts and humanities degrees cover a huge range of interests and human activity - from the creative arts, languages, history and media, to criminology, international development, environmental policy and politics. They can equip you to succeed in a wide variety of valuable and rewarding roles, such as in:

  • government and public service
  • social planning and policy development
  • foreign affairs and diplomacy
  • festival management and cultural curation
  • crime prevention
  • humanitarian work
  • the creative industries
  • journalism.

An enviable location

The University of Adelaide presents an ideal location for arts study. Our main campus' position in the heart of our city's central business district and cultural precinct puts a vast number of related bodies and organisations - government, private sector and not-for-profit - within an easy walk. Capitalising on this advantage, you'll have ample opportunity to deepen your real-world understanding through hands-on experience with one of these organisations in an extended internship.

Career prospects

Employment growth for arts- and humanities-related roles range broadly from stable to very strong.

  • Ranked #1 in South Australia for Arts and Humanities*
  • Choose from over 35 Arts majors
  • Internships for real-world experience

*Times Higher Education Rankings by Subject, 2022; QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2022

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Undertaking two degrees offered by the University has allowed me to broaden my skill base. Undertaking opportunities offered by the University such as study tours, internships and starting a club, my life perspective has also been broadened.