The University of Newcastle, Australia
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International entry requirement

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

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Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
Mode of delivery

Face to Face, Online

Duration

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 8 years maximum.

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.0
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

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Duration

3 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face, Online

UON program code: 40096
CRICOS code: 001602K

Study a degree in Arts at UON

Enrich your mind, diversify your skills and safeguard your future with our new work-ready arts degree at the University of Newcastle (UON).

Studying our new Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree at UON lets you forge your own path. Tailor your studies and gain core specialisations by choosing from 14 majors21 minors and 100s of courses in the arts and humanities, leading to diverse careers.

Study a range of courses to better understand and appreciate the world around you, and what it means to be human. Explore ideas, theories and records of how people process the human experience. You will learn about society, culture, history, language, media, politics and more. If you’re hungry for knowledge and enlightenment, an arts degree will allow you to turn your interests into meaningful careers.

Why study with us?

  • Safeguard your future with flexible and in-demand employability skills identified as critical for lasting success across a range of careers.
  • Great career outcomes: Our new BA degree is designed to produce work-ready arts graduates. 85% of BA graduates are employed within four months.
  • Flexible study options: Choose from a range of majors/minors in the arts and humanities and four optional learning streams. A suite of majors, minors and courses are available online and via flexible delivery.
  • Benefit from online peer2peer learning support and enjoy learning circles mentored by an academic leader, with access to our new innovation lab.
  • World’s top 2% - Our Bachelor of Arts degree is built on world-leading research ensuring you are exposed to new ideas and fresh ways of thinking.
  • Work Integrated Learning – opportunity to gain real-world experience through industry placement opportunities and embedded authentic experiences throughout the program including global experiences.
  • Graduate with honours – for one extra year of study at the end of your degree, you can refine your practical research skills and enhance your career prospects by completing the Honours program.

Education and Arts Scholarships - Find out about our scholarships for domestic and international students

90% Satisfied ? with teaching quality
World top 150 ? for sociology
World top 150 ? for geography and psychology
World top 200 ? English language and literature
World top 100 ? for education

What you will study

Your core arts courses include practice-based projects and optional internships that further develop skills across digital literacy, problem-solving, innovative thinking and work-readiness.

Learning streams

In addition to choosing majors, minors and structured program pathways, you can focus your studies through optional learning pathways:

  • Entrepreneurial stream - work readiness and specified WIL courses
  • Online stream - online and part-time study
  • Global stream - languages acquisition, global and cultural awareness, international mobility, ie. student exchange
  • Innovator stream - digital learning and topics of inquiry

Arts Majors and minors

Study diverse majors and minors to develop your core specialisation and take charge of your future. Choose from 14 majors in the arts and humanities, as well as 21 minors, and hundreds of courses.

Enjoy flexible degree options, choosing one of the following study pathways:

  • a single major
  • a single major and single minor
  • a single major and double minor
  • a double major
  • double major and single minor.

This degree is offered face to face between the Callaghan and Central Coast (Ourimbah) campus locations. A suite of majors, minors and courses are available online and via flexible delivery (e.g. blended, intensive, online or a combination of these). From 2019, there is the option to complete the program wholly online. Please refer to the program handbook for the majors and minors that are available via online delivery.

Advanced study options

For one extra year of study at the end of your Bachelor of Arts degree, you can gain a competitive edge and enhance your career prospects, opening yourself up to higher salaries and positions.

The Honours program will help refine your practical research skills. Over the year you will complete a research project focusing on a specific topic or problem in the arts and humanities. You could also utilise your research and writing skills or work placement experience to further your future work prospects.

Your studies and experience will allow you to secure innovative and exciting roles or lead into a career in research. Our diverse and multidisciplinary research and teaching clusters could also bring you in contact with national and international researchers enabling you to develop collaborative research projects.

The benefits gained from undertaking your Honours degree include the below:

  • you will develop high level analytical and research skills, along with expertise in your research area
  • you will set yourself apart in the highly competitive, global job market
  • enjoy access to extensive facilities and generous scholarships that are offered to Honours students
  • develop the abilities to make a significant and original contribution to your chosen field
  • you set the foundation for further postgraduate research such as a Research Higher Degree or Masters by coursework.

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) program handbook

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    Studying a degree combined with the Bachelor of Arts gives you the best of both worlds. The double degrees open new doors, allowing you to jumpstart your career with a stronger competitive edge in the job market. Own your future by expanding your areas of expertise and career options.

    In the course of your Bachelor of Arts studies, you might find that further studies undertaking a postgraduate degree can further your ambitions and qualify you for more specialised and rewarding careers.

    Depending on your chosen core specialisation, you may decide to undertake one of the below postgraduate qualifications.


    Career opportunities

    As a Bachelor of Arts student, you will enjoy flexible pathways, develop in-demand skills1 and gain broad career outcomes.

    Employment options for BA graduates are many and varied, with employability strengthened further by your chosen areas of specialisation. In fact, over 85% of recent Humanities graduates in Australia work full-time, casual or part-time. Specific Arts study areas also enjoyed similar employment outcomes: Languages and Psychology (84%), Visual/Performing Arts (82%), and Social Sciences (81%)2. Additionally, there are also a range of opportunities for graduates to complete further study or research.


    Careers by major/minor

    The following list provides some examples of job titles that might be suitable for graduates with an Ancient History and Classical Languages major. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

    • Archaeological Excavator
    • Architectural Historian
    • Archivist
    • Cultural Heritage Officer
    • Cultural Interpreter
    • Cultural Resource Manager
    • Editor
    • Editorial Assistant
    • Exhibitions Officer
    • Foreign Affairs and Trade Officer
    • Historian
    • History Teacher
    • Linguistic Analyst
    • Museum/Art Gallery Curator
    • Publications Officer/Editor
    • Speechwriter
    • Translator
    • University Lecturer/Academic

    Not everyone uses their degree in the same way and the transferable skills gained through university study may allow graduates to pursue a range of careers that might not be directly linked to their study. Below is a sample list of job titles that might be suitable for someone with the skills gained from a major in Ancient History and Classical Languages.

    • Art Dealer
    • Commissioning Editor
    • Journalist
    • Lawyer
    • Librarian
    • Linguist
    • Management Consultant
    • Media Presenter
    • Mediator
    • Museum Visitor Services Coordinator
    • Office Administrator
    • Playwright
    • Poet
    • Policy Officer/Analyst
    • Political Scientist
    • Tour Guide

    The following list provides some example jobs for the Chinese major. Some of these jobs will depend upon the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, and the combination of other majors and electives studied, for example some may require further study.

    • Cultural Development Officer
    • English As A Second Language Teacher (ESL Teacher)
    • Interpreter
    • Language Teacher
    • Multicultural Community Liaison
    • University Lecturer/Academic

    Not everyone uses their degree in the same way and the transferable skills gained through university study may allow graduates to pursue a range of careers that might not be directly linked to their study. Below is a sample list of job titles that might be suitable for someone with the skills gained from a major in Chinese.

    • Foreign Affairs and Trade Officer
    • Foreign Correspondent
    • International Exchange Coordinator
    • Linguist
    • Linguistic Analyst
    • Migrant/Refugee Support Worker
    • Tour Guide
    • Tourist Information Officer
    • Translator
    • Voice or Vocal Coach

    The following list provides some example job titles that would be most suitable to graduates with a Creative and Performing Arts major. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

    • Acting/Drama Coach
    • Actor
    • Animator
    • Artist
    • Artist-in-Residence
    • Arts Administrator
    • Casting Director
    • Communications Consultant
    • Community Arts Worker
    • Creative Director
    • Critic
    • Cultural Development Officer
    • Drama Teacher
    • Festival/Events Co_ordinator
    • Film/Television Production Assistant
    • Illustrator
    • Media Presenter
    • Museum/Art Gallery Curator
    • Photographer
    • Playwright
    • Production Director / Manager (Artistic)
    • Screenwriter
    • Script Supervisor
    • Set Designer
    • Speechwriter
    • Stage Manager
    • Training Officer
    • University Lecturer/Academic
    • Voice or Vocal Coach
    • Writer

    Not everyone uses their degree in the same way and the transferable skills gained through university study may allow graduates to pursue a range of careers that might not be directly linked to their study. Below is a sample list of job titles that might be suitable for graduates who have majored in Creative and Performing Arts.

    • Art Dealer
    • Art Director
    • Arts Manager
    • Broadcast Journalist
    • Cinema/Theatre Managers
    • Commissioning Editor
    • Copywriter
    • Editor
    • Editorial Assistant
    • Foreign Affairs and Trade Officer
    • Graphic Designer
    • Journalist
    • Lawyer
    • Librarian
    • Lighting Designer
    • Lighting Operator/Technician
    • Media Analyst
    • Museum Visitor Services Coordinator
    • Narrator
    • Poet
    • Producer
    • Songwriter
    • Sound Technician
    • Training and Development Manager
    • Youth Worker

    The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates majoring in English and Writing. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

    • Artist-in-Residence
    • Copywriter
    • Critic
    • Cultural Development Officer
    • Editor
    • Editorial Assistant
    • English As A Second Language Teacher (ESL Teacher)
    • English Teacher
    • Festival/Events Co_ordinator
    • Journalist
    • Media Officer
    • Media Officer
    • Media Presenter
    • Playwright
    • Poet
    • Publications Officer/Editor
    • Screenwriter
    • Songwriter
    • Speechwriter
    • Stage Manager
    • Technical Writer
    • Transcript Typist
    • Travel Writer
    • University Lecturer/Academic
    • Writer

    Not everyone uses their degree in the same way and the transferable skills gained through university study may allow graduates to pursue a range of careers that might not be directly linked to their study. Below is a sample list of job titles that might be suitable for graduates with a major in English and Writing.

    • Arts Manager
    • Broadcast Journalist
    • Commissioning Editor
    • Foreign Affairs and Trade Officer
    • Foreign Correspondent
    • Lawyer
    • Librarian
    • Marketing Communications Manager
    • Media Analyst
    • Museum Visitor Services Coordinator
    • Narrator
    • Office Administrator
    • Policy Officer/Analyst
    • Public Relations Officer
    • Publishing Distribution Officer

    The following list provides some example jobs available to those majoring in Film, Media and Cultural Studies. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, and some may require further study.

    • Archivist
    • Arts Administrator
    • Casting Director
    • Copywriter
    • Critic
    • Cultural Development Officer
    • Cultural Heritage Officer
    • Cultural Resource Manager
    • Editor
    • Editorial Assistant
    • Exhibitions Officer
    • Foreign Affairs and Trade Officer
    • Media Analyst
    • Media Officer
    • Media Officer
    • Media Presenter
    • Museum/Art Gallery Curator
    • Policy Officer/Analyst
    • Producer
    • Publications Officer/Editor
    • Screenwriter
    • Script Supervisor
    • University Lecturer/Academic
    • Writer

    Not everyone uses their degree in the same way and the transferable skills gained through university study may allow graduates to pursue a range of careers that might not be directly linked to their study. Below is a sample list of job titles that might be suitable for graduates with the skills gained majoring in Film, Media and Cultural Studies.

    Some of these jobs will depend upon the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, and the combination of other majors and electives studied, for example some may require further study.

    • Art Dealer
    • Arts Manager
    • Brand Manager
    • Broadcast Journalist
    • Campaign Manager
    • Cinema/Theatre Managers
    • Commissioning Editor
    • Cultural Interpreter
    • English Teacher
    • Foreign Correspondent
    • Journalist
    • Lawyer
    • Librarian
    • Lighting Operator/Technician
    • Market Research Analyst
    • Museum Visitor Services Coordinator
    • Narrator
    • Office Administrator
    • Playwright
    • Political Advisor
    • Production Director / Manager (Artistic)
    • Public Relations Officer
    • Tour Guide

    The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates of the French major. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, and some may require further study.

    • Cultural Development Officer
    • Editor
    • Editorial Assistant
    • English As A Second Language Teacher (ESL Teacher)
    • Immigration Officer
    • International Admissions Officer
    • Interpreter
    • Language Teacher
    • Multicultural Community Liaison
    • Translator
    • University Lecturer/Academic

    Not everyone uses their degree in the same way and the transferable skills gained through university study may allow graduates to pursue a range of careers that might not be directly linked to their study. Below is a sample list of job titles that might be suitable for someone with the skills gained from a major in French.

    • Commissioning Editor
    • Development Manager (International Aid)
    • Foreign Affairs and Trade Officer
    • Foreign Correspondent
    • International Aid/Development Worker
    • International Exchange Coordinator
    • Lawyer
    • Linguist
    • Linguistic Analyst
    • Media Presenter
    • Migrant/Refugee Support Worker
    • Tour Guide
    • Tourism Manager
    • Tourist Information Officer
    • Travel Consultant
    • Travel Writer
    • Voice or Vocal Coach

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    The following list provides example jobs for the German major. Some of these jobs will depend upon the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, and the combination of other majors and electives studied, for example some may require more than an Arts degree.

    • Cultural Development Officer
    • Editor
    • Editorial Assistant
    • English As A Second Language Teacher (ESL Teacher)
    • Immigration Officer
    • International Admissions Officer
    • Interpreter
    • Language Teacher
    • Multicultural Community Liaison
    • Translator
    • University Lecturer/Academic

    Not everyone uses their degree in the same way and the transferable skills gained through university study may allow graduates to pursue a range of careers that might not be directly linked to their study. Below is a sample list of job titles that might be suitable for someone with the skills gained from a major in German.

    • Commissioning Editor
    • Foreign Affairs and Trade Officer
    • Foreign Correspondent
    • International Aid/Development Worker
    • International Exchange Coordinator
    • Lawyer
    • Linguist
    • Linguistic Analyst
    • Media Presenter
    • Migrant/Refugee Support Worker
    • Tour Guide
    • Tourism Manager
    • Tourist Information Officer
    • Travel Consultant
    • Travel Writer
    • Voice or Vocal Coach

    The following list provides some example job titles that may be available to graduates with a major in Aboriginal Studies. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

    • Aboriginal Cultural Educational Officer
    • Aged and Disability Officer
    • Arts Administrator
    • Community Arts Worker
    • Community Development Worker
    • Community Liaison Officer
    • Community Project Officer
    • Community Services Worker
    • Cultural Development Officer
    • Cultural Heritage Officer
    • Cultural Resource Manager
    • Foreign Affairs and Trade Officer
    • Immigration Officer
    • International Aid/Development Worker
    • Multicultural Community Liaison
    • Museum/Art Gallery Curator
    • Native Title Consultant
    • Park Ranger
    • Policy Officer/Analyst
    • Social Researcher
    • Social Scientist
    • Tourism Manager
    • University Lecturer/Academic
    • Welfare Officer
    • Youth Worker

    Not everyone uses their degree in the same way and the transferable skills gained through university study may allow graduates to pursue a range of careers that might not be directly linked to their study. Below is a sample list of job titles that might be suitable for someone with the skills gained from a major in Aboriginal Studies.

    • Archivist
    • Art Dealer
    • Child Protection Officer
    • Counsellor
    • Cultural Interpreter
    • Ethicist
    • Exhibitions Officer
    • Health Promotion Officer
    • Journalist
    • Lawyer
    • Legal Aid Lawyer
    • Librarian
    • Linguistic Analyst
    • Media Planner
    • Media Presenter
    • Mediator
    • Migrant/Refugee Support Worker
    • Museum Visitor Services Coordinator
    • Narrator
    • Office Administrator
    • Political Advisor
    • Program Development Officer
    • Project Worker
    • Tour Guide
    • Tourist Information Officer

    The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates majoring in History. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

    • Archivist
    • Cultural Heritage Officer
    • Cultural Interpreter
    • Cultural Resource Manager
    • Editor
    • Editorial Assistant
    • Exhibitions Officer
    • Foreign Affairs and Trade Officer
    • Historian
    • History Teacher
    • Museum/Art Gallery Curator
    • Publications Officer/Editor
    • Social Scientist
    • Speechwriter
    • University Lecturer/Academic

    Not everyone uses their degree in the same way and the transferable skills gained through university study may allow graduates to pursue a range of careers that might not be directly linked to their study. Below is a sample list of job titles that might be suitable for someone with the skills gained from a major in History.

    • Architectural Historian
    • Commissioning Editor
    • Court Officer
    • Ethicist
    • Foreign Correspondent
    • Industrial Relations Officer
    • Journalist
    • Lawyer
    • Librarian
    • Media Presenter
    • Museum Visitor Services Coordinator
    • Narrator
    • Office Administrator
    • Policy Officer/Analyst
    • Political Scientist
    • Social Researcher
    • Tour Guide
    • Trade Union Official

    The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates majoring in Human Geography and the Environment. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

    • Community Development Worker
    • Community Project Officer
    • Community Services Worker
    • Coordinator of Social Services
    • Cultural Heritage Officer
    • Cultural Resource Manager
    • Demographer
    • Development Manager (International Aid)
    • Environmental Geographer
    • Foreign Affairs and Trade Officer
    • Immigration Officer
    • Native Title Consultant
    • Park Ranger
    • Policy Officer/Analyst
    • Program Development Officer
    • Project Manager
    • Project Worker
    • Social Researcher
    • Transport Geographer
    • University Lecturer/Academic

    Not everyone uses their degree in the same way and the transferable skills gained through university study may allow graduates to pursue a range of careers that might not be directly linked to their study. Below is a sample list of job titles that might be suitable for someone with the skills gained during the Human Geography and the Environment major.

    • Access and Equity Advisor
    • Climate Change Analysts
    • Cultural Development Officer
    • Cultural Interpreter
    • Electorate Officer
    • Ethicist
    • Grants Officer
    • International Aid/Development Worker
    • Lawyer
    • Market Research Analyst
    • Police Officer
    • Political Advisor
    • Real Estate Appraiser and Researcher
    • Tour Guide
    • Tourist Information Officer
    • Travel Writer
    • Urban Designer
    • Youth Worker

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    The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates majoring in Japanese Studies. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

    • Cultural Development Officer
    • Editor
    • Editorial Assistant
    • English As A Second Language Teacher (ESL Teacher)
    • Immigration Officer
    • International Admissions Officer
    • Interpreter
    • Language Teacher
    • Multicultural Community Liaison
    • Translator
    • University Lecturer/Academic

    Not everyone uses their degree in the same way and the transferable skills gained through university study may allow graduates to pursue a range of careers that might not be directly linked to their study. Below is a sample list of job titles that might be suitable for someone with the skills gained from a major in Japanese.

    • Commissioning Editor
    • Foreign Affairs and Trade Officer
    • Foreign Correspondent
    • International Exchange Coordinator
    • Lawyer
    • Linguist
    • Linguistic Analyst
    • Media Presenter
    • Migrant/Refugee Support Worker
    • Tour Guide
    • Tourism Manager
    • Tourist Information Officer
    • Travel Consultant
    • Voice or Vocal Coach

    The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates majoring in Linguistics. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

    • Cryptographer / Cryptanalyst / Cryptologist / Decipherer
    • Editor
    • Editorial Assistant
    • English As A Second Language Teacher (ESL Teacher)
    • Linguist
    • Linguistic Analyst
    • Research Scientist
    • Social Scientist
    • Transcript Typist
    • Translator
    • University Lecturer/Academic

    Not everyone uses their degree in the same way and the transferable skills gained through university study may allow graduates to pursue a range of careers that might not be directly linked to their study. Below is a sample list of job titles that might be suitable for someone with the skills gained from a major in Linguistics.

    • Audiologist
    • Commissioning Editor
    • Computational Linguist
    • Foreign Affairs and Trade Officer
    • Instructional Designer
    • Interpreter
    • Journalist
    • Lawyer
    • Librarian
    • Media Planner
    • Migrant/Refugee Support Worker
    • Multicultural Community Liaison
    • Museum Visitor Services Coordinator
    • Narrator
    • Playwright
    • Poet
    • Speech Pathologist
    • Support Worker
    • Voice or Vocal Coach

    The following list provides some example jobs relevant to graduates majoring in Politics and International Relations. Some of these jobs may require further study, experience or a combination of both.

    • Compliance Officer
    • Foreign Affairs and Trade Officer
    • Governance Coordinator
    • Historian
    • Immigration Officer
    • Industrial Relations Officer
    • International Admissions Officer
    • Lobbyist
    • Multicultural Community Liaison
    • Parliamentarian/Member of Parliament/Politician
    • Policy Officer/Analyst
    • Political Advisor
    • Political Scientist
    • Research Officer
    • Social Researcher
    • Social Scientist
    • Speechwriter
    • Trade Union Official
    • University Lecturer/Academic

    Not all graduates will use their degree in the same way. The transferable skills gained through university study allow graduates to pursue a broader range of career pathways. The list below demonstrates some of the broader possibilities for Politics and International Relations graduates. Again, some of these jobs may require further study or experience.  

    • Access and Equity Advisor
    • Archivist
    • Broadcast Journalist
    • Business Relationship Manager
    • Campaign Manager
    • Community Development Worker
    • Community Liaison Officer
    • Development Manager (International Aid)
    • Editorial Assistant
    • Foreign Correspondent
    • Grants Officer
    • Industrial Relations Lawyer
    • International Aid/Development Worker
    • Journalist
    • Lawyer
    • Legal Aid Lawyer
    • Management Consultant
    • Mediator
    • Migrant/Refugee Support Worker
    • Office Administrator
    • Project Worker
    • Secondary Technology Teacher
    • Writer

    Graduates majoring in Psychology Studies can find employment in a variety of roles in many different types of organisations. The list below provides typical job titles for graduates from this major.

    Some of these jobs will depend upon the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, and the combination of other majors and electives studied, for example some may require further study.

    • Access and Equity Advisor
    • Aged and Disability Officer
    • Careers Counsellor
    • Case Manager/Worker
    • Community Development Worker
    • Community Project Officer
    • Community Services Worker
    • Counsellor
    • Disability Services Manager
    • Disability Services Officer
    • Drug and Alcohol Counsellor
    • Foreign Affairs and Trade Officer
    • Health Promotion Officer
    • Human Resources Officer
    • Immigration Officer
    • Learning and Development Consultant
    • Lifestyle Coordinator
    • Market Research Analyst
    • Neuroscientist
    • Probation/Parole Officer
    • Recruitment Consultant
    • Rehabilitation Consultant
    • Research Scientist
    • Residential Care Worker
    • Scientific Writer
    • Social Scientist
    • Support Worker
    • Training Officer
    • University Lecturer/Academic
    • Welfare Officer
    • Witness Assistance Officer
    • Youth Worker

    Not everyone uses their degree in the same way and the transferable skills gained through university study may allow graduates to pursue a range of careers that might not be directly linked to their study. Below is a sample list of job titles that might be suitable for graduates with the skills gained majoring in Psychology Studies.

    Some of these jobs will depend upon the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, and the combination of other majors and electives studied, for example some may require further study.

    • Child Protection Officer
    • Customs Officer
    • Human Resources Manager
    • International Aid/Development Worker
    • Journalist
    • Lawyer
    • Legal Aid Lawyer
    • Management Consultant
    • Media Planner
    • Mediator
    • Medical Technician
    • Office Administrator
    • Play Therapist
    • Player Development Manager
    • Police Officer
    • Primatologist
    • Speech Pathologist
    • Statistician
    • Training and Development Manager

    Graduates majoring in Sociology and Anthropology can find employment in a variety of roles in many different types of organisations. The list below provides typical job titles for graduates from this major.

    Some of these jobs will depend upon the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, and the combination of other majors and electives studied, for example some may require further study.

    • Aboriginal Cultural Educational Officer
    • Access and Equity Advisor
    • Archaeological Excavator
    • Community Development Worker
    • Community Project Officer
    • Community Services Worker
    • Coordinator of Social Services
    • Cultural Development Officer
    • Cultural Heritage Officer
    • Cultural Resource Manager
    • Development Manager (International Aid)
    • Disability Services Officer
    • Electorate Officer
    • Foreign Affairs and Trade Officer
    • Immigration Officer
    • Media Planner
    • Multicultural Community Liaison
    • Parliamentarian/Member of Parliament/Politician
    • Policy Officer/Analyst
    • Political Advisor
    • Program Development Officer
    • Project Worker
    • Research Manager
    • Research Officer
    • Social Researcher
    • Social Scientist
    • Sociologist
    • Support Worker
    • University Lecturer/Academic
    • Welfare Officer
    • Youth Worker

    Not everyone uses their degree in the same way and the transferable skills gained through university study may allow graduates to pursue a range of careers that might not be directly linked to their study. Below is a sample list of job titles that might be suitable for graduates with the skills gained with a major in Sociology and Anthropology.

    Some of these jobs will depend upon the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, and the combination of other majors and electives studied, for example some may require further study.

    • Aged and Disability Officer
    • Chaplain/Pastoral Care Worker
    • Child Protection Officer
    • Client Service Manager
    • Commissioning Editor
    • Counsellor
    • Cultural Interpreter
    • Demographer
    • Disability Services Manager
    • Economic/Social Statistician
    • Editor
    • Editorial Assistant
    • Environmental Geographer
    • Ethicist
    • Exhibitions Officer
    • Grants Officer
    • Health Promotion Officer
    • Industrial Relations Officer
    • International Aid/Development Worker
    • Journalist
    • Lawyer
    • Legal Aid Lawyer
    • Librarian
    • Lifestyle Coordinator
    • Linguistic Analyst
    • Lobbyist
    • Market Research Analyst
    • Mediator
    • Museum Visitor Services Coordinator
    • Museum/Art Gallery Curator
    • Narrator
    • Native Title Consultant
    • Office Administrator
    • Planning Officer
    • Police Officer
    • Political Scientist
    • Primatologist
    • Residential Care Worker
    • Trade Union Official
    • Travel Writer
    • Witness Assistance Officer

    Graduates majoring in Philosophy and Religion can find employment in a variety of roles in many different types of organisations. The list below provides typical job titles for graduates with a major in Philosophy and Religion.

    Some of these jobs will depend upon the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, and the combination of other majors and electives studied, for example some may require further study.

    • Church Administrator
    • Community Development Worker
    • Community Project Officer
    • Cultural Development Officer
    • Cultural Heritage Officer
    • Foreign Affairs and Trade Officer
    • Historian
    • Museum/Art Gallery Curator
    • Religious Education Coordinator
    • Social Scientist
    • Speechwriter
    • University Lecturer/Academic

    Not everyone uses their degree in the same way and the transferable skills gained through university study may allow graduates to pursue a range of careers that might not be directly linked to their study. Below is a sample list of job titles that might be suitable for graduates with the skills gained majoring in Philosophy and Religion.

    Some of these jobs will depend upon the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, and the combination of other majors and electives studied, for example some may require further study.

    • Access and Equity Advisor
    • Chaplain/Pastoral Care Worker
    • Child Protection Officer
    • Commissioning Editor
    • Copywriter
    • Editor
    • Editorial Assistant
    • Ethicist
    • Foreign Correspondent
    • Journalist
    • Lawyer
    • Librarian
    • Management Consultant
    • Mediator
    • Migrant/Refugee Support Worker
    • Museum Visitor Services Coordinator
    • Narrator
    • Office Administrator
    • Political Advisor
    • Project Worker

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    1Employability Skills for the Future (2002) - a report produced by Business Council of Australia (BCA) and the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) on behalf of the Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) and the Australian National Training Authority (ANTA)

    2Grad Stats Report (December 2015) - developed by Graduate Careers Australia, the leading authority on graduate employment issues in Australia Higher Education research data collection.

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