About Arts

Ranked top 50 in the world for social sciences and languages, and with 30+ study areas, our Bachelor of Arts degree offers maximum choice and flexibility. The unique Professional Futures program, and our internships and industry connections ensure you will graduate career ready.

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Areas of study

Studying the Monash Bachelor of Arts degree gives you the flexibility and choice of the 30+ areas of study below to advance your career goals.

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology and ancient history
  • Behavioural studies
  • Bioethics
  • Chinese studies
  • Communications and media studies
  • Criminology
  • Critical performance studies
  • Economics
  • European languages
  • Film and screen studies
  • Gender studies
  • Global Asia
  • History
  • Holocaust and genocide studies
  • Human geography
  • Human rights
  • Indigenous cultures and histories
  • Indonesian studies
  • International relations
  • International studies
  • Japanese studies
  • Jewish studies
  • Journalism
  • Korean studies
  • Linguistics and English Language
  • Literary studies
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Discover where a Bachelor of Arts can take you

With an Arts degree at Monash you will develop practical skills and a global mindset, opening up your world to endless career opportunities.

Meet our students

Bachelor of Arts and Diploma of Languages student, Xenia Sanut, shares with us why she chose to study Arts at Monash and how her degree has prepared her for her future career.

Career paths with Monash Arts

Bachelor of Arts graduates gain universal skills that are welcome in a wide range of fields:

  • Sustainability
  • Foreign affairs
  • Gallery curating

Entry Requirements

  • Satisfactory completion of final year secondary school, or equivalent, including English
  • Satisfactory completion of the International Baccalaureate (IB), including English
  • Satisfactory completion of the New Zealand National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA), including English
  • Completion of the Gaokao - for minimum scores, see Gaokao entry requirements (pdf, 3.29 mb)

English Program Requirements

You can meet English entry requirements if you have completed an English subject in your prior secondary studies that is equivalent to an Australian Year 12 level (score requirements also apply). Acceptable English subjects for international qualifications are detailed in the prerequisite subject requirements section below. Other English subjects may be accepted and are assessed on a case by case basis.

English Requirements

  • Min PTE : 58
  • Min IELTS: 6.5
  • Min TOEFL: 79
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Course Summary

Study level



Creative Arts and Design




3 years

Study mode

On Campus


A$36,500 per year
University Summary

AU Ranking: 6

QS Ranking: 55

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