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Courses for the future: how you can change the world

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Are you the kind of person who looks at the world’s challenges and wonders how you’ll make a difference for the future?

You might be wondering how the course you pick now will impact the future, or how your career might change as the world evolves.

No matter what changes in the world, challenges we face today like poverty, food sustainability, climate change and inequitable education aren’t going to disappear without our intervention. If we want to make positive change in the world, we need people who are passionate and can adopt a growth mindset. People like you; ready to change the future, passionate and unafraid to think outside the box.

Equip yourself with the tools and experience you need to make a positive change for the future with these courses for the future: 

1. Bachelor of Art in International Aid and Development

689 million people currently live in poverty and in some cases, people are living on as little as $1.90 a day. Studying International Aid and Development will give you an insight into world issues like poverty, equality, human rights, education and climate change. You’ll have the opportunity to travel internationally and support countries in need or focus your efforts on home soil to better the future.

2. Bachelor of Criminology in Crime Science

Why do people commit crimes? What factors influence someone’s decision to break the law? How does society help both victims and offenders of crime? Understanding these answers go a long way towards being able to solve, reduce and prevent criminal acts and in the long-term, making society a safer place. A Crime Science degree combines knowledge from a range of disciplines including law, forensic science and psychology to better understand the human mind and why people commit crime.  

3. Bachelor of Science in Conservation and Wildlife Biology

As the world’s population expands and human activities impact the natural landscape, the importance of preserving fragile ecosystems and endangered species grows. Studying Conservation and Wildlife Biology will put you in a position to make a vital difference in protecting the world’s natural habitats. You will learn how to manage and preserve fragile ecosystems and endangered species and communities by studying ecology, genetics, evolutionary biology and conservation and wildlife management.

4. Bachelor of Food Science and Nutrition

In 2021, 52 per cent of the world’s population is classed as obese. And with the rise of self-labelled health experts and online influencers, people now more than ever need accurate and reliable sources of information. Studying Food Science and Nutrition will give you the chance to make positive change for individuals and communities when it comes to food supply, food production and nutritional education. You could also explore the role of food in the prevention of illness, helping to build healthier and happier communities of the future.

5. Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood and Primary Teaching

The easiest way to create change is from the beginning. From the start of a child’s education, there is the opportunity to develop the foundations of their beliefs, actions and habits. Studying Early Childhood and Primary Teaching will give you the skills to educate future generations and instil enthusiasm and excitement towards learning.

Ready to explore courses for the future? Come to an event on campus to see how Murdoch might be right for you.
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23 Apr 2021

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