Studying Social Sciences at The University of Adelaide is the gateway to a career in many diverse professions.
Develop an understanding of the social world and graduate informed and prepared to bring positive change to the society you live in.
Why study a social science degree?
A social science degree equips you with an understanding of how society works and how you can make a positive change. View the world through a different lens and learn how to understand our society.
A social science degree is varied and offers a wide range of careers upon graduation. From criminology to international development and peace and conflict studies, the School of Social Sciences offers a range of high quality social degrees which will build your future career in a variety of areas.
Higher Degrees by Research
Further your studies with a Higher Degree by Research while developing expertise and skills in a chosen field.
Adding an honours degree to your qualification allows you to enhance focus on your research skills and significantly enhances your employment opportunities.
Our undergraduate study areas
The School of Social Sciences offers a variety of social study areas.
Our postgraduate study areas
The School of Social Sciences offers a Master of Arts and a Master of Environmental Policy and Management.
Scholarships and prizes
The Faculty of Arts has a number of scholarships and prizes for students.
The Faculty of Arts Peer Mentoring Program
The initiative is run by current students and aims to help first-year students settle into their studies and the University of Adelaide community.