Innovative thinking, inspired teaching
A humanities, languages or social science future-focused degree will give you the freedom to work across multiple professions, fields and disciplines.
Prepare for the future by mastering the skills that artificial intelligence never will. You’ll be equipped with the skills to succeed in the contemporary and future world of work, where jobs are continuously evolving and employers demand confident and critical thinkers and communicators.
You will gain practical experience and develop critical networks through our work-integrated learning programs, key industry links and overseas study tours.
You’ll graduate with the capacity to synthesise knowledge, the ability to create and communicate new knowledge, and the skills to communicate your ideas across multiple platforms. You will also gain a solid understanding of yourself and the world around you. We will help you find your voice to make your contribution.
Humanities, Languages and Social Science interest areas
What can I study?
Explore our Humanities, Languages and Social Science programs and courses.
Overseas study tours
Take your study further by experiencing different cultures first hand, with our suite of overseas study tours: Bali Mobility Writers Project - Connecting Indonesian and Australian Storytellers, Japan study tour, Muslim World study tour, China study tour, South Pacific study tour and our Vanuatu Climate Change study tour.
We offer one of the largest range of industry internships in Queensland for students studying Arts, Languages, Communication, Journalism, and Social Science. More than 150 internship opportunities are available annually for our students at both campuses.
Learn from the best
Associate Professor Halim Rane, Australian Teacher of the Year 2015
Halim developed the University's unique suite of Islamic Studies with a
contemporary, secular focus on Islam-West relations.
The courses investigate broad understanding of Islamic beliefs and practices,
sacred scripture, laws, history and contemporary issues.
Chinese TV Show Host
Harry Harding has been working as a journalist and presenter at GDTV World channel in Guangzhou, South China, where he hosts a talk show, a travel show and a documentary program.
Outstanding First Peoples Alumnus: AEL winner 2018
Donisha has worked tirelessly to improve pathways for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, as an advocate for health and supporter of girls’ and women’s educational and career opportunities.
Director of Communications, Adobe
Suzie’s digital and mobile communication campaigns are establishing Adobe as a global thought leader. She is also developing the brand’s communication efforts across, Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asian, India, Korea and China.
New course to prepare future health communicators
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Griffith awarded New Colombo Plan mobility round funding for Pacific Islands projects
26 Nov 2019
Griffith has been successful in the recent New Colombo Plan mobility round, awarded more than $240,000 to run two projects in the Pacific Islands.
Work in Italy and earn credit towards your degree
20 Nov 2019
Gaining international work experience as part of your University degree is much easier than you think! Work-integrated learning opportunities in...
Griffith historian explores concept of race in new study
19 Nov 2019
A new research study will explain why and how the Enlightenment concept of race hardened into categories of racial hierarchy at the same time as the...