Why study Community Studies?
Community Studies is an interdisciplinary minor available within the School of Applied Media & Social Sciences which allows students to select units from a range of academic areas. Students will be exposed to debates about the nature, purpose and outlook of communities and engage with a range of issues including the representation and history of Australian indigenous societies, how communities protect their interests, globalisation and citizenship.
The course also explores:
- alternative and mainstream communities
- community development
- community welfare work
- Australian social issues
Where can it lead?
Career opportunities include:
- Community development worker
- Aged care worker
- Research officer
- Health care worker
- Youth worker
Community Studies is also available as a minor within a number of Arts degrees including:
- Bachelor of Arts (Professional Communication)
- Bachelor of Arts (Journalism)
- Bachelor of Arts (Criminal Justice)
Meet the Head of the Discipline
Dr Karen Crinall (10.89 Kb)