Bachelor of Development Studies

Career opportunities

Graduates of the Bachelor of Development Studies will:

1. Be committed to knowledge creation, ethical practice and critical perspectives about development and underdevelopment.

2. Possess a substantial and broad knowledge of development issues including: urban and regional; globalisation; economic; environmental sustainability; and cultural diversity.

3. Demonstrate a capacity for logical, critical and creative analysis.

4. Have high-level communication skills and/or the ability to engage in constructive public and professional discourse in community, cross-cultural and policy contexts.

5. Be able to perform autonomously, collaboratively and/or productively with advanced skills in collecting, interpreting, organising, analysing and presenting information.

6. Have the capacity to be engaged, responsible, sensitive and effective world citizens.

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Careers by major

The following list provides some example jobs titles that might be suitable for graduates of the Cultures and Citizenship 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.


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 Cultures and Citizenship.

The following list provides some example jobs titles that might be suitable for graduates of the Cultures and Citizenship 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.


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 Cultures and Citizenship.

The following list provides some example jobs titles that might be suitable for graduates of the Cultures and Citizenship 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.


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 Cultures and Citizenship.

The following list provides some example jobs titles that might be suitable for graduates of the Cultures and Citizenship 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.


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 Cultures and Citizenship.

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