Society, history and languages
Let your studies take you into a world beyond academia.
We're the only university in Australia to offer a full study of Egyptology, and our professionally accredited Bachelor of Planning is the Sydney region's first such degree with a strong social and environmental focus. We also offer the widest range of European languages in New South Wales, along with comprehensive Asian language options.
So, see the bigger picture with our world-class courses in politics, history, cultural studies, philosophy, sociology, geography, planning, English, international studies, anthropology, Indigenous studies, or languages.
Undergraduate courses in society, history and languages
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Meet our experts
Professor Naguib Kanawati talks about the study of Ancient History at Macquarie
"History is not facts, it's an attempt to reach the truth and that's what we are trying to do at Macquarie."
Associate Professor Greg Downey gives a preview of what students learn from Anthropology
Studying human evolution is about asking the fundamental question: What is it like to be human?
Bachelor of Archaeology
Break old ground and gain new insights into the past through the study of ancient artefacts with the Bachelor of Archaeology at Macquarie University.