Why study Aboriginal studies at La Trobe?

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

Global experiences

Put theory into practice with professional placements in Australia and overseas.

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

Top 200 globally

One of the world’s leading university ranking agencies puts our arts and humanities subjects among the world’s best.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2019, World University Rankings 2020 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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