Why study Asian studies at La Trobe?

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Community connection

Keep track of news and policies in Asia with our La Trobe Asia Seminar Series.

Check out upcoming events.

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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 Asian studies

Career pathways

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

Possible roles include:

  • Cultural diversity manager
  • Policy adviser
  • Diplomat
  • Academic research assistant
  • Teacher or tutor
  • Foreign correspondent journalist
  • Financial adviser for international markets

Future employers

Potential employers of Asian studies graduates include:

  • Government agencies
  • Universities and research institutes
  • Financial institutions
  • Media networks
  • Tourism councils
  • Humanitarian aid agencies
  • International trading companies

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