Why study Aboriginal studies at La Trobe?

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Community connection

La Trobe's Indigenous Student Services units host events to promote engagement with Indigenous Australian people, cultures and significant issues.

Read more about their work

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Global experiences

Build your skills through overseas study you’ll never forget.

Read more about La Trobe's study tours and exchange programs

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Top 300 globally

We’re ranked in the world’s top 300 for arts and humanities.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2023, World University Rankings 2024 by subject: arts and humanities

Career opportunities in Aboriginal studies

Career pathways

Aboriginal studies builds skills in critical thinking, cultural awareness and communication to prepare you for a range of careers.

Possible roles include:

  • Community liaison officer
  • Legal advocate
  • Social welfare officer
  • Heritage adviser
  • Community educator
  • Land management officer

Future employers

Potential employers of aboriginal studies graduates include:

  • Government agencies
  • Indigenous co-operatives
  • Universities and TAFE institutes
  • Welfare organisations
  • Local councils
  • Arts and cultural centres

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