Arts Programs

Visionaries welcome.

Tomorrow will always belong to people with ideas, and the critical skills to challenge conventional thinking.

An Arts degree at Western gives you a solid foundation for a huge range of amazing careers. Choose from more than 25 majors, such as Cultural and Social Analysis, Arabic, Language & Linguistics, Innovation & Change, Philosophy, Psychological Studies, Creative Writing, Musicology, International Relations, Economy & Markets, Global Business, the list goes on. Be equipped with real life skills to take advantage of incredible career opportunities. Or even consider a double degree.

Maybe you’d like to study degrees in International Studies, or Language & Linguistics. And if you take on a Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching) degree, you’ll be on your way to a Master of Teaching, and a rewarding career as an early childhood, primary or secondary school teacher.

If you want to take your career to the next level, why not explore your unlimited potential through Western’s postgraduate degrees, such as Masters of Arts (TESOL), Art Therapy, Continental Philosophy, Literature & Creative Writing, Interpreting & Translation, or Translation and TESOL?

Western is open to your ideas.

Melissa Chiu is recognised as one of the world's leading authorities on modern and contemporary Asian art.

Be prepared

  • Huge range of majors
  • Gains skills in research and critical theory
  • Get practical, real-world experience

Top 4 in Australia for THE Impact Rankings on Quality Education

Western is ranked 16th globally for Impact in Quality Education. The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings are based on performance against the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Goal # 4 is Quality Education and measures universities’ contribution to early years and lifelong learning, their pedagogy, research and their commitment to inclusive education.

HSC True Reward Early Offer Program

The HSC True Reward early offer program gives school leavers much needed peace of mind, providing an early offer into most programs at Western Sydney University based on Year 11 or Year 12 subject results.

Applications are now open to receive an early offer to begin in 2022.

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State-of-the-art language lab facilities including PC computer labs configured with Sanako linguistic software, professional-grade Sanako headsets and a fully-equipped conference interpreting room.