Bachelor of Arts (Anthropology)
Australian Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)
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As Australia’s #1 university for graduate starting salary (Good Universities Guide, 2022), University of Southern Queensland is the right place to make real progress. Regardless of your education history, your age or your aspirations, at UniSQ you’ll be inspired by quality learning experiences matched with top resources and research. Having delivered distance and online learning for over 40+ years, UniSQ supports you to learn at your own pace—exactly how it suits you.
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What you'll learn
On successful completion of the program, students should be able to:
• Evidence professional knowledge and skills in one or more disciplines which will equip students to be competitive in the regional and global workforce;
• Use creative and critical thinking processes to evaluate multiple sources of evidence, explore new ideas and possibilities, formulate arguments, and apply reasoning and reflection to develop solutions to complex real-world problems;
• Engage independently and collaboratively in informed debates, discussion, and activities to extend and advance effective communication skills in a range of oral, written and digital modes;
• Act as responsible, ethical professionals and global citizens by applying awareness of social responsibility and professional integrity to interactions with other professionals and the wider community;
• Show evidence of skills and capabilities, as well as initiative and resourcefulness, necessary to make a valuable contribution to the professional workplace, and respond to changing industry needs;
• Recognise and apply cultural awareness and tolerance for diversity within team, community and workplace settings.
As an anthropologist offering cultural insights into health, community, industry, business technology and a range of other social priorities, you will be equipped to work in a diverse range of workplaces. In Australia anthropologists commonly work with Aboriginal people with regard to native title claims, land and heritage management, and policy work. Anthropologists also work for governments and NGOs in social and cultural policy and planning, community development, overseas aid and development, health advocacy, and education; and in museums, cultural heritage and land management agencies.
ATAR/Selection Rank + English Language Proficiency
Credit for previous study or work
Exemptions/credit will be assessed based on the UniSQ Credit and Exemption Procedure. Claims for credit for previous study should be submitted prior to or at the time of enrolment. Each claim will be assessed on individual merit in line with UniSQ policy.
Anthropology informs and contextualises current political and social issues of inequality and discrimination, human security and environmental sustainability. At UniSQ you will develop skills in cultural analysis, critical thinking, and communication to examine critical questions about some of society’s most pressing issues, such as religious and cultural conflict, gender discrimination, racism, food security and other social inequalities. Further, UniSQ’s program design allows you to practice key methods of ethnography, undertake specialised courses in religion and medical anthropology, and gain the opportunity to experience hands-on and applied work in museum and heritage studies.
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