About the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences

We’re proud to be the premier graduate school for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Australia’s #1 university*


*QS World Rankings by Subject 2020

Facts and figures

The 2020 QS World University Rankings ranks us
#1 in Australia for Arts and Humanities
and
#1 in Australia for Social Sciences and Management
We're Australia's
#1 university
and
#7 in the world for graduate employability

A message from the Director

Associate Professor Carsten Roever
Associate Professor Carsten Roever, Director, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences

At the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences you will be exposed to the latest academic research and thinking on the ways in which the humanities and social sciences can contribute to the wellbeing of individuals and societies.

Drawing students from around the globe, the Graduate School is a dynamic and diverse learning and research community. We offer a suite of graduate programs in which you will develop the knowledge and skills to influence lives and events at both local and global levels.

Our specialised School combines the opportunity to acquire a graduate degree, to undertake industry placements and the possibility of undertaking an extensive research project that may lead to research higher degree studies.

Our graduates go on to find success in a range of careers in the private, non-government and government sectors in the diverse fields of social and political engagement, media and communications, and cultural management.

The Graduate School offers a remarkable intellectual and international community which we invite you to join. I look forward to welcoming you to the School soon.

– Associate Professor Carsten Roever, Director, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Study with us

Do you want to join our international community of future thought leaders? Explore our diverse range of programs in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Our programs