Careers for Arabic graduates

Your communication skills in modern, standard Arabic and contextual knowledge of Middle Eastern history, culture and society will benefit you in a career in international relations, social sciences, immigration, education or human services.

When combined with other qualifications, your fluency in Arabic may enhance your employment opportunities with Australian businesses that trade with the Middle East and North Africa. You could consider organisations that export alumina, wheat, meat and live animals to the Middle East and North Africa.

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Skills and attributes

Graduates of Arabic need to demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

  • Ability to confidently code switch between Arabic and English
  • Ability to work with a diverse range of social groups across age groups
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Critical thinking skills through analytical and conceptual thought
  • Sensitive to and appreciative of, cultural difference and diversity

Related roles include:

  • Translator
  • Interpreter
  • Teacher
  • Public servant in a state or territory government
  • Diplomat
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Salary and job outlook

You can learn more about graduate salaries and graduates job outcomes for Arabic graduates at Graduate Careers Australia.

Look at industry trends and employment prospects by visiting Australian Government Job Outlook.

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