The School of Humanities and Languages specialises in philosophical skills and historical perspectives. We pride ourselves on equipping our students with the analytical tools to engage critically in the global exchange of ideas. Our teaching is designed to enhance your knowledge and expose you to philosophies, cultures and histories.
Our undergraduate degrees give students a license to explore. They're designed to help students communicate effectively and conduct their own independent research.
Honours at UNSW combines features of undergraduate study and postgraduate research. Students develop their research skills and deepen their understanding in the subject area of their choice.
We offer postgraduate programs in languages and linguistics that can be taken at the master, graduate diploma or graduate certificate level.
We're a leading Australian humanities and languages School that's committed to research excellence. We have a strong research impact, with continued success in securing research grants and funding.
Our high-impact subject areas are designed to create critical thinkers, creators, innovators and thought leaders who harness the power of ideas to change the world. You can choose to study in a range of areas including Environment and Society, History, Interpreting and Translation, Philosophy and much more.
View the Humanities and Languages course outlines to help you understand their aims, learning outcomes, requirements and assessment. Before your course start date, review your outline to ensure that you’re ready to hit the ground running.
Resources & Support
Find useful student resources from the School of Humanities and Languages including common forms, key contacts, information about academic advising and a range of support services that will help you get the most out of your university experience.