A Bachelor of Arts (BA) teaches you to rise to the challenge of understanding humanity in its broadest sense.
Curious, collaborative and creative, our graduates transform the world for the better. They're job-ready, life-ready and turning their knowledge into action as they work in fields as diverse as the education offered in a University of Melbourne BA.
We talked to our graduates about every stage of their BA journey: thinking about uni, starting Arts and launching their career. Explore their stories and learn what it's like to study Arts at Melbourne.
Explore our alumni stories
Dr Vicky Au
Vicky Au's work as Deputy Lead in the CSIRO's Hydrogen Industry Mission doesn't just require scientific knowledge. It requires creativity, communication skills and the ability to see every angle of a problem.
From choosing her VCE subjects to reaching her role as a Senior Youth Development Coach with the Brotherhood of St Laurence, Zeina Zogheib has always followed her own path with resilience, flexibility and adaptability.
Nick Parkinson cares deeply about making schools somewhere students can thrive, not just survive. He's an education researcher with the Grattan Institute, and he's training to be a teacher with the Melbourne Graduate School of Education.
Cr Jenna Davey-Burns
With her strong commitment to social justice, Jenna Davey-Burns' roles as Senior Policy Officer and Deputy Mayor for Kingston City Council give her the opportunity to work with her community and make an impact.
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A Bachelor of Arts offers a flexible approach to studying the humanities, social sciences and languages. Build interdisciplinary knowledge, community leadership and cultural awareness – and graduate with the skills you need to succeed in the global workplace.