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The College of Arts is academically vibrant and culturally diverse. Arts degrees have been offered at UC since 1873, with programmes now available in over 40 disciplines spanning the humanities, social sciences, languages and creative arts, including Fine Arts, Music and Social Work.
UC is ranked in the top 200 universities in the world for Communication and Media Studies, Education, Geography, History, Linguistics, Modern Languages and Sociology. The college also hosts a number of leading research centres.
It is an exciting time to be pursuing higher study in fields you are passionate about and we look forward to welcoming you to UC.
We engage with researchers across the university and participate in national and international activities.
Arts internships supplement a Bachelor of Arts education with real-world experience in a range of industries.
Arts at UC profiles the next generation of artists and performers, working alongside our world-class staff.
Explore our movies, music and books and learn about our landscape through art while living in the country that inspired them.
For more information about studying the Arts at UC
talk to our Student Advisors
News, events and seminars
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