Learn why the Bachelor of Arts is one of the most popular degrees at ANU
Have a variety of study interests and passions? With 57 majors and over 100 minors on offer, explore the many disciplines available and skill outcomes of choosing a Bachelor of Arts, the most versatile and flexible degree available at ANU. Every one of our students is studying their own unique program.
Top 4 reasons why you should study a Bachelor of Arts
1. Our international academic discipline rankings are in the top 20 in the world and the number 1 in Australia. There’s simply nowhere else to study, but with the best in your chosen field.
2. No matter what career path you decide to follow, the skills you will gain from an Arts degree will set you up in every profession. Skills include critical thinking, research, oral and written communication, and the ability to understand and explain important complex national and international issues affecting our world today.
3. You have an incredible range of choice not available at other universities – ranging from History to Criminology, or a language – a veritable smorgasbord of options to complement your varied interests.
4. At ANU we have opportunities for you to grow as a person and in your studies – both in Canberra and abroad – allowing you to travel on exchange, complete a professional internship, or get your hands dirty and experience real research fieldwork.
Get the ‘Canberra advantage’
Named as ‘the most liveable city’, Canberra’s cultural buzz and great coffee houses are growing exponentially! Add to that our connections to government, and the national cultural and collecting institutions, such as the National Museum of Australia, the Australian War Memorial, and the National Gallery of Australia to name a few.
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