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Major

Social and Public Policy

Bachelors of Arts/Social Science

This major connects social sciences to the world of politics.

Students learn how to analyse social and economic issues and develop, implement and evaluate policy solutions. Courses cover social and economic analysis, policy development, implementation, management and evaluation, and community engagement and development. You'll learn how social policy affects everyone in a society and the role of social policy in producing positive change.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for social policy and administration

QS World University Rankings 2020

85 in the world for arts and humanities

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Policy adviser
  • Research officer
  • Project coordinator
  • Ethics adviser
  • Crime prevention officer

Graduate salary

Humanities, culture and social sciences (undergraduate)

$56K–$60K

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