Why study Auslan at La Trobe?

Top-rated globally

La Trobe is in the top 1% of universities worldwide.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2023, World University Rankings 2023; Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2023, Ranking Web of Universities

1st in Victoria

We’re the best in Victoria and third in Australia for employer satisfaction, with a rating of 88.1 per cent.

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2023, 2022 Employer Satisfaction Survey [PDF, 812 KB]

Leaders in language

La Trobe's Centre for Research on Language Diversity conducts cutting-edge research in endangered languages.

Take a look at their latest findings

Career opportunities in Auslan

Career pathways

Studying Auslan builds skills in communication, cultural awareness and problem solving to prepare you for a range of careers.

Possible roles include:

  • Auslan Interpreter
  • Classroom Auslan teacher
  • Educational support teacher
  • Support worker
  • Integration aide
  • Occupational therapist

Future employers

Potential employers of Auslan studies graduates include:

  • Interpreting and translation service
  • The Deaf Society
  • Deaf Australia
  • Hearing Australia
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Audiology clinics
  • Disability support organisations

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