From criminology and languages to philosophy, apply your natural curiosity and creative instincts to pursue a career in humanities and the social sciences.
Everyday people creating extraordinary global change
Annalise was already working in the field of international development and was ready to lean more into the humanitarian side of the sector.
Rethinking arts and humanities education for the future
Our vision is to equip our graduates with critical thinking, communication and problem-solving skills.
A career in Cultural Heritage
Maddi works full time as the Heritage Advocacy Advisor for the National Trust of Australia (Victoria).
Alumni feature: Tanya Dontas
Tanya is co-founder and COO of an online marketplace and social enterprise that connects skilled people to not-for-profit organisations.
Alumni feature: Louise Adams
Louise studied a Graduate Diploma of Development Studies fully online, while working in the Pilbara region.
It’s vital to understand how the past has led to the present
Vice-Chancellor’s scholar Emma Perinne plans on taking her political knowledge back to her island home, where she hopes to act as a change-maker.
Challenging the narrative, chasing the dream
Bachelor of Arts student Renee Cremer discusses side-steps and right paths, juggling work and family, and her hopes for Australia’s political future.
Here’s where a criminology degree could take you
The impact criminology graduates can have on society and the way it addresses and perceives crime is a powerful one.
Alumni feature: Leigh Sales
One of Australia’s most respected and influential journalists, Leigh Sales combines her deep curiosity about the world with formidable interviewing and analytical skills.
A PhD in criminology allows me to continue researching gendered violence
April’s unexpected passion for criminology has led to a job, the chance to mentor others like her, published research – and soon, a new title.
I would like to be working in the field of International Relations
Laili knew she wanted to speak an additional language to help improve her job prospects and also out of personal interest.
Studying the Diploma of Spanish at Deakin
The highlight of my career is the fact that I’m living in a foreign country and don’t feel out of place or on the outer boundaries of the community.
Deakin has given me skills, tools and confidence
Lincoln James is an Associate Lecturer at Deakin. He takes so much pride and passion in his work that it is hard to believe he ever felt unsure of what career he would choose.
I love that Deakin provides so many opportunities
For Molly Dalrymple, choosing a university came down to the number of opportunities on offer.
Why studying Arts combines well with a Law degree
I’m determined to pursue a career where I can impact people’s lives and be a voice for those who don’t have one.
Combining art and science degrees
Molly customised her degrees to study her interests in photography and biochemistry and has since founded her own business.
From associate degree of arts to BA honours
I really appreciated the great grounding and instruction provided in the Associate Degree of Arts in writing academic essays, using the library and digital technology.
A pathway into arts
Jack started his journey at Deakin with an Associate Degree of Arts before articulating into a Bachelor of Arts. Most recently Jack completed a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) and graduated with a distinction average.