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Studies in Australian Culture

Bachelor of Arts

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

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

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


1 in Queensland for arts and humanities

QS World University Rankings 2020

1 in Australia for social sciences and humanities

CWTS Leiden Ranking 2020

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
  • Australia Pacific Indigenous Arts
  • Australian Literature

See all courses

Read program rules (PDF)

In Semester 1, 2021, we'll be teaching courses on campus and online. Delivery modes vary for each course and may change in future semesters.

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