Why study Asian studies at La Trobe?

Community connection

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

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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

Top 200 globally

One of the world’s leading university ranking agencies ranks 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 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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