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Delve into a diversity of cultures in all their complexity and richness.

You'll discover how cultural traditions continue and change over time, informing human beliefs and behaviour.

Graduates usually work in roles that require an understanding of diversity and cultural difference, with positions likely in government departments, Aboriginal Land Councils and consultancy firms.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for anthropology

QS World University Rankings 2020

43 in the world for anthropology

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:

  • Senior Aboriginal archaeologist
  • Ranger coordinator
  • Regional anthropologist
  • Museum administrator
  • Community development worker
  • Cultural heritage consultant

This major is available as:

  • Major
  • Extended major

How you'll learn

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

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Overseas study
  • Research experience
  • Fieldwork
  • Workshops

What you'll study