Why study Chinese studies at La Trobe?

Community connection

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

Check out upcoming events.

High employer satisfaction

Our graduates have an employer satisfaction rating of 86.1%

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2020, 2019 Employer Satisfaction Survey [PDF, 7.69MB]

Top 50 in the Asia-Pacific

La Trobe is ranked as one of the best 50 universities across East Asia, South-east Asia and Oceania.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2019, Best universities in the Asia-Pacific region 2019

Career opportunities in Chinese studies

Career pathways

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

Possible roles include:

  • Cultural diversity manager
  • Diplomat
  • Translator or interpreter
  • Foreign correspondent journalist
  • Tutor

Future employers

Potential employers of Chinese studies graduates include:

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

On the couch with languages and linguistics

Hear from our dedicated staff and ask questions via ON24’s Q&A portal.

Discover what it means to become an expert in languages, linguistics and intercultural communication.

Broadcast from Melbourne Campus Open Day on Sunday 2 August, 2020.

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