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Major

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Studies

Bachelors of Engineering (Honours)/Arts

Gain a deep understanding of Indigenous perspectives on everyday life in Australia and major social, economic and political events in Australia's history.

You'll also learn from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teachers from Indigenous communities.

Graduates typically work in a broad range of roles with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, like education, community development, public health, government and advocacy.

Highlights

85 in the world for arts and humanities

QS World University Rankings 2020

1 in Queensland for arts and humanities

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Community engagement officer
  • Cultural support liaison
  • Employment consultant
  • Education administration officer
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education worker
  • Indigenous community adviser

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Overseas study

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Indigenous Australian Issues: Past, Present, Future
  • Torres Strait Islander Studies
  • Indigenous Women and Men: Gendered Business
  • Contemporary Indigenous knowledge, thought and philosophy

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