With combined qualifications in science and arts, you'll find broad employment opportunities across the science and technology, commercial and public sectors.
Depending on your Science major, you will be prepared for work in environment-related jobs, for example as an environment consultant, environmental scientist or mine environment officer; in biological, chemical and clinical sciences as a microbiologist, pharmaceutical scientist, biochemist, chemist or biotechnologist; in physics and maths as a mathematician or physicist; or, with further study, in a broader role, for example as a patents officer or science teacher. You may also choose to undertake a fourth-year research Honours degree that can lead to a PhD and a career in research.
As a graduate of our Bachelor of Arts, you will have flexible, broad-based skills in writing, analysis and synthesis of information, research and policymaking. With these transferable skills, you will be able to shift easily from one occupation or industry to another.
Arts majors include:
- Creative Writing: You will be equipped for an exciting career as a creative and professional writer prepared for work in advertising, communications, marketing, editing or publishing.
- Criminal Justice: You will be equipped for work in advocacy, law enforcement, policymaking, or as a liaison officer.
- Drama: You will be equipped for a career in performing arts, theatre, community arts and cultural development, applied theatre, arts and health sector, and drama education as well as offering transferable skills in relation to your other major study.
- History: You will be equipped for a career as a social historian, museum curator, record keeper, project manager, or researcher.
- Indigenous Studies: You will be equipped for work in advocacy, advising, community liaison, policymaking, or research.
- Islam-West Relations: You will be equipped for work as an adviser or analyst, or for a role in community liaison, consultancy, policymaking, or research.
- Journalism: You will be trained for work in media industries with capabilities in video and radio production, news and current affairs reporting and media campaigns.
- Language in Society: You will be prepared for a career in English/ESL teaching, publishing, journalism, sales and marketing, media, advertising and public relations, and organisational communication.
- Languages: You will be prepared for a career in education and teaching, translation and interpreting, tourism and hospitality, publishing and journalism, sales and marketing, advertising and public relations, international business, law, commerce, and the arts.
- Literary Studies: You will be prepared for a career in communications, marketing, editing or publishing.
- Politics and International Studies: You will be equipped to work as an analyst, consultant, policymaker, or in diplomacy or research.
- Public Relations: You will be prepared for a career in communications, media liaison or public relations.
- Screen Studies: You will gain widely applicable skills in analysis and communication with expert knowledge to complement screen industries training and capabilities to work as a critic, reviewer, or researcher.
- Security Studies: You will be equipped for work as a policy adviser or analyst, agency administrator, or community liaison leader, with abilities to become a consultant, advocate or academic.
- Sociology: You will gain capabilities to work in policy planning, advocacy, social research, community or urban development and human services.