- Offers an interdisciplinary focus, so you can study diverse disciplines including politics, human geography and anthropology - This degree’s combination of policy analysis and applied social research is unique in Australia - Equips you with skills that are widely sought after in government, non-government and private sectors - A flexible degree structure allows you to develop study plans tailored to your personal interests - Option for a professional internship in social research
Whether you’re working in service delivery programs and want to move into a policy role, are returning to the workforce or looking to change careers by moving into policy and social research – this degree will give you the research and analytical skills you need.
English language requirements
IELTS of 6.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in each band, or equivalent
You may satisfy the English language requirements if you have completed: - senior secondary studies equivalent to the NSW HSC - one year of Australian or comparable tertiary study in a country of qualification
- Career Opportunities Some of the options open to graduates of this degree include: social research; policy analysis and planning; careers in social and community services; human services; climate change and development; public opinion and market research; teaching in the field of social science; activism and advocacy. These may be within community-based organisations, trade unions, local government, marketing and social research organisations, private consultancies or government policy agencies.
- Employers Our postgraduate program equips graduates with policy and social research skills that are widely sought after in the government, non-government and private sectors.
Past graduates now work in: - policy roles in local, state and federal public sectors - non-government agencies in policy and advocacy roles - trade unions - social research and marketing companies - research positions within academic and other research bodies