Monash Arts students learn about the diverse world in which we live. They are encouraged to think about cultural, linguistic and geographical difference, to ask how and why these variations have occurred over time. Arts students think about how communications works, how people make themselves understood to others, and how they make themselves understood to others, and how they make meaning through artistic expression. Arts students at Monash have the flexibility to follow these questions through, developing skills that help them find answers to the question of why we are the way we are.
To do this, they need to think laterally and creatively. Arts students are active researchers, seeking out a variety of resources in order to answer their own questions. Arts students are expert communicators, developing skills in speech and writing that enable the communication of ideas. Arts students are critical thinkers, always resisting the easy answer.
Arts students are interested in what it means to be human, and how this changes over time.