Expand Your Horizons
Take the lead and broaden your career prospects in the Australian Defence Force by studying a Bachelor of Arts at UNSW Canberra at ADFA. This undergraduate degree will enrich your understanding of the world and challenge you to think outside the box. Whether you want to learn a new language, study a new culture, or discover the past, studying a Bachelor of Arts will prepare you for a multifaceted career in a wide range of industries.
Learn to Lead
A UNSW Canberra at ADFA Bachelor of Arts degree gives you strong communication and research skills - essential attributes of effective leaders in the Australian Defence Force. This degree enriches your understanding of how human beings make and debate life’s meaning and values. Students develop their capacity for critical analysis and argument as well as an awareness of the value of language as a political, intellectual, creative and communicative tool. The diverse range of courses and electives form pathways for majors in:
English and Media Studies
International and Political Studies (IPS).
World-Class Teaching & Facilities
The UNSW Canberra School of Humanities and Social Sciences is recognised for its academic excellence in both research and teaching. We offer an outstanding higher education experience for our unique and diverse student population, with the best university teacher-to-student ratio in Australia. Our researchers and teaching staff are experts in their fields and are dedicated to developing future global leaders in defence and industry.
UNSW Canberra at ADFA is home to several unique state-of-the-art facilities. When you study with us, you’ll have exclusive access to the UNSW Canberra Academy Library Special Collections. Items of national significance include more than 300 manuscript collections, 13,000 rare items and papers of the former Prime Minister John Howard.
What Our Students Say
“Studying at UNSW Canberra as a Trainee Officer has provided me with an amazing opportunity to study with world-class lecturers. The small class sizes have helped me to gain a more thorough understanding of course content.”
Jade Burton, Bachelor of Arts Student