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Humanities and Social Sciences

Bachelor of Education (Primary) (Honours)

Be empowered to shape change by developing a range of skills and capabilities that can be transferred across industries.

In this study areas you will learn the skills, behaviours and capabilities to face challenges in your lifetime and to participate in and contribute to the wellbeing and sustainability of the environment, the economy, politics and society.

Through studying Humanities and Social Sciences, you are given opportunities to develop your ability to question, think critically, solve problems, communicate effectively, make decisions and adapt to change.

Highlights

23 in the world for education

QS World University Rankings 2020

1 in Queensland for arts and humanities

QS World University Rankings 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:

  • Humanities teacher
  • History and humanities teacher
  • Primary school teacher
  • Curriculum planner
  • Education 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
  • Laboratory work

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Communicating Across Cultures: Theory and Practice
  • The Economics of Social Issues
  • Introduction to Australian Politics
  • Environment & Society