ANU is ranked amongst the best universities in the world for arts, humanities and social sciences (QS World University Rankings By Subject 2018). The University is also a member of the prestigious International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU). As a student in the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences you will be surrounded by experts in your field and receive a world-class education.
We offer degrees in more than 50 study areas. You can study:
Whilst studying in the College you will develop skills that many employers consider to be valuable in employees. This includes the ability to communicate effectively, manage projects, work as part of a team, research deeply, and think analytically and critically.
Graduates from the College have been employed in a range of fields, including as authors, translators, journalists, teachers, public servants, international aid workers, curators, archaeologists, artists, musicians, diplomats and much more.
Campus and facilities
The ANU campus is located on 145 hectares of beautifully-maintained parkland in the centre of the nation’s capital, Canberra. Our facilities include a range of on-campus accommodation residences, modern laboratories and lecture theatres, two million volumes on the shelves of five main libraries and access to a wealth of e-resources. The landscaped campus offers all the convenience of a small town, including medical services, a gym, cafés, restaurants, art galleries, sports fields and bookshops.
The College of Arts and Social Sciences is also home to a dedicated Classics Museum, Llewellyn Hall (a world-class concert hall) and the Ethel Tory language learning laboratories.