Humanities and Social Sciences

We ask the big questions through teaching and research in the humanities and social sciences.

Areas of study

Read about the disciplines we offer in the Humanities and Social Sciences. You can filter them according to undergraduate, honours, postgraduate, research and short-course level.


Learn more about applying to do a research degree, collaborating on research, finding a researcher and picking a research specialisation. Read about our institutes and research centres and our peer-reviewed academic journals. You can also find our research-related contact details in this section.

Your Study Experience

Find out more about internships and work experience, accredited subjects and pathways into your preferred degree. Here, you can read about our awards and scholarships and find information on our study abroad program. In this section you can also access our student profiles and learn about the student experience.

About the Faculty

Read about our staff, upcoming public lectures, news, events, conferences and publications. You can also find out about our primary and secondary school resources and the schools within the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Contact us

Course Pathways

Research Strengths

Explore one of the many research strengths of La Trobe.