Humanities and Social Sciences

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Explore the humanities and social sciences and gain transferable skills in critical thinking, communicating and influencing to power lifelong career success in your field. With a UWA postgraduate degree, you can learn from reputable thought leaders and build strong connections.

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Ranked 1st in WA for Psychology, Social Science and Management and History,  and in the World's Top 100 for Archaeology and English Language and Literature (QS 2019)


Home of the Chair of Australian History, the Chair of Australian Literature and three chairs in Rock Art Studies


First ARC Centre of Excellence ever awarded to the Arts

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UWA’s global research collaborations and strong connections with industry leaders provide students and graduates with a critical edge. Our established network of connections span the creative and public sectors including Perth Fashion Festival, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, City of Perth, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Department of Commerce. Our corporate supporters influence our courses and teaching practices to stay at the forefront of industry trends and developments. They also provide guest lectures, case studies, mentoring and a suite of scholarships and prizes to support our students as they achieve at the highest level.

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