The School of Humanities offers a vast range of teaching and research opportunities that contribute to the advancement of human understanding. We take pride in our stimulating teaching and vigorous research to foster the development of our students and staff. The skills developed from studying the humanities – clarity and precision of language, knowledge of cultural evolution and historical change, the ability to communicate with others and to construct clear lines of argument – are of the greatest importance for all kinds of worldly success.
Bachelor of the Built Environment (Urban Design and Development)
This degree leads to a professional career in planning, with employment opportunities in both city and country. Planning is about designing places that will stand the test of time - not cost the earth. Planning is about working towards a more livable, more sustainable world. Planners need to be familiar with a wide range of issues and the degree provides a broad general education in all major areas of planning and urban design, including land use planning, social planning, economic planning, transport planning, environmental planning, professionalism and ethics, and environmental and planning law. Work experience is an important part of the program and means that students receive a hands-on education, opportunities to put their learning into practice and a head-start in terms of gaining on-the-job experience.
Bachelor of Technology in Information Studies
This course offers a general information studies qualification or you can choose from specializations that include librarianship, information and knowledge management or records and archive management. Our industry-accredited degree offers you an in-depth understanding of information and library studies or information management in a contemporary context
Bachelor of Technology in Environment Resource Management
Students in the B.S. in Environmental and Resource Management degree should have a strong foundation in biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics that give them the skills to understand and manage key environmental technologies such as drinking water and wastewater treatment, hazardous and solid waste management, or industrial and mobile sources of air pollution
Bachelor of Arts (Legal Studies)
The Bachelor of Arts (Legal Studies) gives you the chance to learn how to analyze case studies, debate key legal concepts, be introduced to legal research, and study possible methods of resolving conflicts, including litigation. Strengthen your resume with options including International Relations, Asian Studies, Journalism, Public Relations, Indigenous Studies and many more. With a major in Legal Studies, careers include paralegal work with law practices, commercial and property corporations, Government departments, media and publishing industries, lobby groups, trade union management and community organizations.
Bachelor of Arts (International Relations Diplomacy)
The Bachelor Degree in International Relations & Diplomacy is designed to give you the expertise you need in order to pursue a life in government, business and journalism and at international organizations and law firms. The bachelor degree will also equip you with the skills and knowledge needed if you choose to continue on to graduate studies in political science and international relations.
Bachelor of Built Environment in Real Estate Management
The Bachelor of Property and Real Estate prepares graduates for a career in property development, property valuation, financial management and a wide array of property-related professions. The course offers core streams in property development, valuation and property market analysis with supporting units comprising business law, accounting and economic principles. Major sequences are available in financial management, global finance or sustainability. The course has close links with professional bodies and is well regarded by industry. Students in this course undertake ‘real life’ education with a focus on current issues and relevant topics in the property industry.
Bachelor of Science in Land Administration
Bachelor of Science in Land Administration and Development is designed to produce graduates who are competent and knowledgeable in land matters to manage the challenges of land administration system in the 21st century. It is the intention of this program to make land administration as one of the profession that could enhance the land delivery system of the nation. Bachelor of Science in Land Administration and Development graduates can be employed in public sector, government agency and private sector.
Bachelor of Quantity Surveying
This program is a professional course that provides a recognized qualification in Quantity Surveying, and offers a pathway towards becoming a registered Quantity Surveyor. Graduates will develop a strong foundation in cost management and measurement of building elements through modules such as Measurement and Estimating. Students will work on Elemental Cost Analysis (ECA) for projects from consultants (every semester), producing data that will be used by designers and clients to control project cost. Students will also gain exposure to latest industry software such as Cost X Estimating (project costing tool) and Build Soft & Master Build (construction software solution for estimation and job costing).
Our mission is to provide excellent education, preparing leaders for a diverse, highly technological, information based global society, engage in research, offer the best practical knowledge and creative activities that foster the best approaches to meet the complex information needs of the global society.