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

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

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Illustratio: Adelaide Journal of Politics and International Relations Publication

The student-run Politics and International Relations Association (PIRA) has published the first issue of their journal "Illustratio: Adelaide Journal of Politics and International Relations".



Global Politics students listen in to Professor Julia Gillard

Professor Julia Gillard fielded student questions in an interview with Dr Benito Cao as part of the Introduction to Global Politics class. Topics included women in leadership and education, and how she would have handled US President Donald Trump as Prime Minister.



Department of Geography, Environment and Population awards ceremony goes virtual

Last week the Department of Geography, Environment and Population awarded prizes to the top students of 2019, virtually.