Arts Careers

If you love learning about culture, history, philosophy and literature, a career in arts is one of the most stimulating career choices around.

The knowledge and skills of someone versed in one or more of the arts are essential to a healthy and progressive society. Critical thinking, research, analytical and communication skills – these are the domain of the arts graduate, qualities highly regarded in business, government and the community sector.

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  • Thinking Politically

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    Explore political concepts such as justice, equality and democracy with this online unit in Thinking Politically from Macquarie University.
  • American Literature

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    American Literature from Griffith University is an online unit covering a number of literary works vital in defining the American literary canon.
  • Being and Belonging: Culture and Identity

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    This online unit in Being and Belonging: Culture and Identity gives students an in-depth understanding of how culture changes through time.
  • Practical Ethics

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    Practical Ethics is an online unit provided by Macquarie University, which explores the concept of practical ethics across a range of controversial topics such as war and abortion.
  • Protecting Heritage Places

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    Protecting Heritage Places is an online unit provided by Curtin University, which provides you with an in-depth understanding of the Australian Heritage Council’s Protecting Heritage Places kit.
  • Brain and Language

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    Offering insight into the function and nature of language, this Brain and Language unit explores the profound impact of language on human culture and identity.

Arts news & views

10 majors you might not have considered for your arts degree

From criminology and sport studies to mathematics and music, we take a look at 10 majors from The University of Queensland you might not have considered for your arts degree.

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Jobs Australia 2014 report unveils 10 top jobs

The Department of Employment's annual employment report card has been released revealing a soft job market and decline in non-skilled work. Here’s our state-by-state and industry-by-industry roundup, so you can plan for your future.

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Jobs Australia 2014: Where are the jobs in Queensland?

Employment growth in Queensland is slightly below the national average – but are there industries that are set to boom? The Jobs Australia 2014 report from the ABS highlights the fast-growers and those to back away quietly from.

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Where in the world can international studies take you?

One of those transferable degrees, international studies is a great option for anyone looking to learn about the world, around the world.

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Arts sample resumes & cover letters

Spruce up your CV and job applications with our free resume & cover letter samples. View all arts templates

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