Social and political science
About this study area
Understand and explore how we make sense of the world we live in and how we meet the current challenges we face in Australia and internationally. This area of study includes how the Australian and international political, legal and social institutions ought to respond to complex problems which face us in an era of globalisation and rapid social change. Covering the disciplines of criminology, development studies, international studies, political science, public and social policy, socio-legal studies, anthropology and sociology. Career outcomes include a wide range of areas including local, state and federal government, non-governmental organisations, the media, education, justice, and further academic research.