Study the Human Condition with Australia's First Sociology School
Studying Sociology and Anthropology at UNSW equips you with deep insight into the human condition. You’ll examine the realities, conflicts and challenges of social life in its many cultural forms.
Learn the Science of Policymaking & How it Impacts our Society
At UNSW, Social Research and Policy is a broad area of study concerned with both the methods used to study social issues and the policy interests of our community.
Understand Power. Lead with Difference. Change the World.
At UNSW Social Sciences, the study of Politics and International Relations focuses on the complexities of government and global politics. We help you think critically about the most pressing challenges that face our world today.
Leading-Edge Solutions for Global Solutions
At UNSW Social Sciences, Development Studies has a unique interdisciplinary approach to investigating and providing solutions for the dynamic issues facing our world today.
Powered by World-Class Research to Empower Your Career
The School of Social Sciences at UNSW consists of an outstanding academic community at the forefront of a diverse range of social science areas and humanities professions in the real-world.
A National Priority, Our Strong Commitment
The School of Social Sciences strongly supports the University’s commitment to celebrate and respect Indigenous knowledge and recognise the distinctive social justice aspirations and rights of Indigenous Australians, as highlighted in the UNSW
Begin Your Journey In Social Sciences
The UNSW School of Social Science is at the forefront of research and evidence-based learning. We equip you with the critical thinking skills that will enable you to make a positive impact on the world.
Preventing Crime by Understanding Crime
The Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at UNSW empowers you with skills that are critical to your success in the fields of criminal justice, research and policymaking.
Discover our high-impact subject areas at UNSW Social Sciences. These subject areas combine theoretical knowledge with practical application. From criminology to social work, each area is designed to help you become a contributor of social change.