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Professional Pathways: Humanity and Society

Diploma in Arts

Strengthen your other studies with this future-facing minor. It's designed to complement, utilise and provide communication between humanities, arts and social sciences course choices, and prepare you for a diversity of career paths.

Develop skills such as intellectual agility, textual and digital literacy, creative and critical thinking, collaborative and communication techniques, all of which will make them competitive in the future job market.

This minor aims to enhance your employability. It complements your discipline-specific studies by developing your professional skills and preparing you for the future of work.


1 in Australia for social sciences and humanities

CWTS Leiden Ranking 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
  • Social inclusion officer
  • Community arts worker
  • Creative writer
  • Human society lecturer
  • Arts manager

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Work placements
  • Overseas study
  • Seminars

What you'll study

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

  • Perspectives: Practices, Cultures and Creative Communication
  • Collaborations: Relating and Working Together
  • Creating the Future: Work, Worth and Well-Being
  • Creativity: Myths, Methods & Impact

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