Humanities, Social Science and Education

 

Specialisations

 

The Humanities, Social Science and Education disciplines cover a range of specialisations involving the study of people, cultures and institutions. Specialisations include:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Studies;
  • Aged Care;
  • Alcohol and other Drugs Work;
  • Asian Studies;
  • Childrens Services;
  • Community Services;
  • Counselling;
  • Disability Services;
  • Fitness;
  • Interpreting;
  • Language;
  • Leisure and Health;
  • Mental Health;
  • Social Science;
  • Sport and Recreation;
  • Welfare Services;
  • Youth Work;
  • Advocacy;
  • American Studies;
  • International Relations;
  • Politics;
  • Anthropology;
  • Archaeology;
  • Behavioural Management;
  • Cognitive Science;
  • Psychology;
  • Curatorial Services;
  • Education;
  • Early Learning;
  • Geography;
  • History;
  • Psychology; and
  • International Relations

 

Professional Associations

 

Graduated students may be eligible for membership in the following Australian professional bodies:

Language and Literature
  • Association for the Study of Australian Literature (ASAL)
  • Association for the Study of Literature, Environment and Culture, Australia and New Zealand (ASLE-ANZ)
  • Alliance of Literary Societies (ALS) – UK
  • American Literature Association (ALA)
  • National Book Development Council of Singapore (NBDCS)
  • New Zealand Book Council
  • International Federation of Language Teacher Associations (FIPLV)
Politics
  • Australian Political Studies Association
  • American Political Science Association (APSA)
  • Canadian Political Science Association (CPSA)
  • European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR)
  • International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS)
  • International Political Science Association (IPSA)
  • Political Studies Association (PSA) – UK
Psychology
  • Australian Psychological Society (APS)
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • European Federation of Psychologists Associations (EFPA)
  • International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP)
  • International Psychology Students Organisation (IPSO)
Sociology
  • The Australian Sociological Association (TASA)
  • American Sociological Association (ASA)
  • European Sociological Association (ESA)
  • International Sociological Association (ISA)
Welfare Services
  • Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
  • Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS)
  • HandsNet – US
  • International Council of Social Welfare (ICSW)
  • International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW)
Education
  • European Educational Research Association (EERA)
  • Australian Teacher Education Association (ATEA)
  • Association for Tertiary Education Managers (ATEM)
  • National Education Association (NEA) – US
  • Singapore Teachers Union (STU)

 

 

Career Opportunities

 

  • Teacher;
  • School Faculty Head;
  • Special Education Teacher;
  • Teachers Aide;
  • Childcare Coordinator/Worker;
  • English as a Second Language Teacher;
  • Archivist;
  • Coach;
  • Hostel and Refuge Worker;
  • Social Worker;
  • Aged and Disability Carer;
  • Community Welfare Officer;
  • Psychologist;
  • Youth and Disability Worker;
  • Anthropologist;
  • Archaeologist;
  • Social Scientist;
  • Academic/Researcher;
  • Curator;
  • Linguist;and
  • Interpreter.

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