Why study Social Sciences at The University of Western Australia?

By studying Humanities and Social Sciences, you’ll gain a critical understanding of how society shapes, and is shaped by, culture, politics, geography, economics, media, history, language, the environment and more. You'll develop the knowledge and skills to define complex problems, and identify and design solutions, while being supported in your passion to drive and implement change.

  • Get practical training through internships, hands-on learning with industry and business partners, and overseas study opportunities.
  • Western Australia’s largest language hub with four European languages, four Asian languages and two Classical languages taught.
  • Fully accredited programs as well as flexible, non-accredited options to get job-ready, upskill or complement other studies.
  • Research rated as ‘well above world standard’ One of only two Psychology schools in Australia with this rating (ERA).
UWA USPs Social-Sciences

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