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Asian Studies » Career Opportunities

If you are someone that wants to add a more international picture to you base degree, then you will already understand the importance of Asian Studies to your career. The rate of growth and development and the influence that Asia is having economically, politically and socially are all indicators that there is a need to ‘watch this space’.

Graduates have gone on to work in international organisations, Foreign Affairs, and other government organisations. Graduates also complete this study in conjunction with other Bachelors, such as Commerce, Arts, Humanities. They see it as a way of gaining a good grounding in research skills, as well as opening their minds to different cultures, policy and environments.

Asian Studies can lead into the following careers

Curator

Curators develop, maintain, research and exhibit collections for museums, art galleries, libraries and historically significant sites.
Curator

Historian

Historians research, write and present information about events and people of the past and present.
Historian

Foreign Policy Officer

Foreign policy officers represent New Zealand's interests overseas and provide policy advice to the Government on foreign affairs and trade issues.
Foreign Policy Officer

Journalist

Journalists research and write stories about events and topics of interest.
Journalist