School of Social Sciences

Look at society through different lenses with a social sciences degree.

Our programs cater for both undergraduate and postgraduate students and provide you with the opportunity to study a wide range of topics which will prepare you for a broad spectrum of careers.

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Prepare yourself for a long and fulfilling global career. Turn your study passion into a rewarding career.

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Our research

From collaboration with local community to global partners, our research is varied, innovative and provides real-world solutions.

Our research


Our departments include our greatest asset, our people. The School of Social Sciences includes a community of vibrant staff and academics.

Our departments




French Embassy calls for applications

The French Embassy in Australia is delighted to announce that the calls for applications for our student and scientific exchange programs are now open.



Rain, hail and shine, Open Day at UoA sees future students find their future career

In the extreme weather elements on Sunday, the Faculty of Arts, along with the rest of the University of Adelaide, successfully held another exciting Open Day.



Aurora Internship Program - Summer 2019/20 Round

Internships are offered to students and graduates with a background in law, anthropology and some social sciences. 





Catherine Helen Spence Scholarship event

The Fay Gale Centre for Research on Gender and the Catherine Helen Spence Scholarship committee invite colleagues to celebrate the legacy of the scholarship, which aims to advance research in gender in the Social Sciences.  



Creative Writing Workshop

The Faculty of Arts presents the second annual Creative Writing Workshop. This workshop aims to inspire students with discussions and activities on a vast range of writing styles, to think critically about poetry and prose and reflect on speeches and stories delivered and composed by renowned authors and politicians.