The history, society and culture of the Middle East and Central Asia influence many parts of the world, including Australia. Events in the region often have global significance and are central to an understanding of a number of key issues in international affairs.
In the Bachelor of Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies you will study the socio-cultural, political, historical, and economic structures of these regions and develop comprehensive knowledge of their relationship to global trends.
You also have the opportunity to study a Middle Eastern or Central Asian language and learn to understand the role of economic modernisation and themes relevant to regional security.
There are many opportunities for postgraduate study including coursework and research.
Graduates may find work in policy development, foreign affairs, government, private business, tourism, trade, journalism and many other fields.