When you study at UNSW Arts & Social Sciences you will tackle the big issues facing the world today, make sense of complexity and be rewarded by channelling your passion into action. We offer a diverse range of undergraduate degrees and subject areas which will feed your whole mind so you can make a genuine impact on society.
Find Your Career Match
At UNSW Arts & Social Sciences we want you to love what you do - and that means choosing a degree that will help you secure a job you love.
Find out which careers suit your personality type best and how we can help you get there. So which one are you... ?
The Storyteller is a generous and spirited personality type. You are an excellent communicator and have a strong sense of aesthetics. You want to solve today’s most challenging problems by looking at the human stories that lie behind them. You want a career where you can jump at new opportunities and express yourself creatively.
Prepare yourself for a career in journalism, public relations, communications, advertising, digital marketing, media relations, non-fiction writing, documentary filmmaking, editing and publishing.
The Creative is someone who likes to explore the world through personal and artistic expression. Your world is full of colour and senses, and your vivid imagination allows you to explore age-old concepts in new and exciting ways. You want a career which will allow you to use the arts as a means of encouraging people to engage with and reflect on today’s global issues.
Prepare yourself for a career in music, fiction and non-fiction writing, copywriting, multimedia production, sound design, directing, video and audio production, documentary filmmaking and game design.
The Problem Solver
The Problem Solver has a thirst for knowledge. You like to look at things from many different angles and hear both sides of the argument before you choose a side. You use insights and logic to make decisions and you love playing the devil’s advocate! Your ultimate goal is to find new ways of doing things.
Prepare yourself for a career in social research, criminology, business management, policy analysis and design, political advisory roles, diplomacy, project management, State and Federal Government agencies and NSW courts.
The Explorer is full of passion and energy! The world is your oyster and you can’t wait to experience everything it has to offer. You love trying new things and you’re not afraid to take the path less travelled. You want to better understand humanity and find a career you truly love.
Prepare yourself for a career in diplomacy, social justice, publishing, international affairs, development, media, politics, business and entrepreneurship, the arts and creative industries, education and journalism.
The World Changer
The World Changer is a natural-born leader. You embrace challenges – the bigger the better. You are not satisfied with the status quo and believe that there must be a better approach to addressing some of today’s global issues. You aspire for a career that will truly have an impact on the future of our global community.
Prepare yourself for a career in politics, diplomacy, policy development, international business, development, Government agencies, foreign affairs, United Nations agencies, tourism and trade, and human-rights organisations.
The Compassionate Leader
The Compassionate Leader is an optimist. You are always looking for the good in people and have a passion for helping and guiding others. You are very good at communicating your ideas and helping people understand your point of view. You want a career where you can help others to realise their potential.
Prepare yourself for a career as a high school teacher, professional educator or social worker in a range of government and non-government settings.