Arts and Social Sciences
Humanities with a practical twist
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- Criminology and forensic science
- Cultural studies
- Liberal arts
- Library/Information services
- Peace and diplomacy
- Politics and public policy
- Professional writing and editing
- Security and counter terrorism
- Social science
Whether through literature, politics, health or housing, you'll examine people and their environments, and gain the research, analytical and communication skills to build a career.
Arts at Swinburne provides a broad introduction to the study of human culture. Some of the areas you can choose to study are advertising, public relations, media and communications, journalism, digital media, sociology, writing and publishing, politics and public policy.
As a social sciences student at Swinburne, you will learn how social relationships and institutions shape individuals. In turn, you’ll learn how individuals have the capacity to shape these social institutions. You’ll be able to complement this understanding with practical skills, learning ways in which your knowledge can be applied in areas such as counselling and policy evaluation.