Hellenism (from Ancient Greek Ἑλληνιστής) is the western world’s cultural heritage. Ancient Greece accounts for thousands of years of literary, philosophical, aesthetic and scientific masterpieces.
However, Greece is more than just the sum of its history. For those who have knowledge of and language skills in Modern Greek, there are many employment opportunities today in international relations, education, tourism, government, social services, telecommunications and information technology.
Add Modern Greek to your degree
Add Modern Greek to your repertoire. Learn to speak, read and write Modern Greek; delve into the rich history, culture and mythology of Greece; discover Greek literature, film and theatre; and build a global understanding of the world.
Flinders University offers a Modern Greek major (36 units) or minor (22.5 units). You can also add a year of Honours with a view to entering research, exploring deeper knowledge or enhancing your career prospects.
Potential employment areas include tourism; international development, trade and commerce; foreign language teaching; translation services and more.
You might end up working for an international NGO, a media organisation, a travel company or a government agency.
You might consider an occupation as:
– a translator or interpreter
– a foreign language intelligence analyst
– an international trade officer
– an international student advisor
– a settlement support officer
– a project officer in culturally and linguistically diverse communities
– an international journalist.