Careers in Classics and Archaeology
The field of Classics and Archaeology has experienced a surge in interest in recent years, thanks to a number of exciting discoveries and a steady flow of classical and archaeological-themed television shows and blockbuster films.
A degree in Classics and Archaeology will prepare you for a wide range of employment possibilities where transferable skills are a marketable commodity. Graduates from the program currently work in every state in Australia and in several countries around the world and include:
- Senior Archaeologists
- Education and public programs coordinators
- Business and Financial Management
- Travel industry professionals
- Authors and editors
- Cultural Heritage consultants
- Film and Television consultants
- Professors and lecturers in Classics and Archaeology
- Governmental administrators
Through a combination of research, coursework and fieldwork, you will gain a competitive edge in any career you pursue.
You will obtain knowledge and skills useful in both the specific field you study and broader career options outside your specific field of expertise, including:
- Critical thinking skills
- An ability to analyze data and draw practical conclusions
- Valuable problem solving skills
- Verbal and written communication skills
- Information handling and research skills
The University provides helpful career information, workshops and assistance. For more information please see the Academic Enrichment Services Careers and Employment website.