EOIs Sought from our current Undergraduate students – due 31st January 2023.

Academics from the School of Social Science will lead a field trip to Solomon Islands for 20 undergraduate students from 5 – 19 July 2023* funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s New Colombo Plan Mobility Projects.
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST from Undergraduate students studying Archaeology at the School of Social Science.

The Archaeology Field School will run for one week from Sunday 18 June until Sunday 25 June 2023.
The UQ Research Scholarship Program provides UQ students with an opportunity to gain research experience working alongside some of the University’s leading academics and researchers.
By studying humanities and social sciences you will learn to think differently and use your understanding to shape the future you want for yourself and your world, whatever career you pursue. Take the opportunity to explore your ideas and find your passion and purpose.

Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Bachelor of Social Science
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Advanced Science
Bachelor of Science
Honours focuses on developing and consolidating the knowledge and skills students acquire during undergraduate study. By completing honours, you demonstrate to employers your reliability and capacity for independent work.

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Honours)
Bachelor of Social Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Science (Honours)
If you’re ready for a new direction or want to specialise, UQ’s choices for postgraduate programs can diversify or deepen your knowledge and experience.

Cyber Security
Development Practice
Museum Studies
A research higher degree involves in-depth study and commitment to understand existing information or to develop new data or ideas. You can undertake a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) or a Doctor Philosophy (PhD) within the School of Social Science. These programs require you to think and investigate your chosen area in great depth. The processes and research you conduct will result in new knowledge you can contribute to this field of thought.

Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Work-Integrated Learning
Work-integrated learning (WIL) combines academic theory with meaningful workplace practice within the curriculum to help you develop your employability and build your skills for your future career. Participating in WIL enhances your overall employability by giving you an opportunity to put theoretical learning into practice, develop your personal and professional skills, establish networks, and find out what it’s like to work in your area of study. WIL opportunities are available in select undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Why choose us

As you will see from our various disciplinary offerings, we provide a comprehensive range of courses, with students being able to move seamlessly from undergraduate to honours to masters or doctoral studies. 

With over 30 academic and adjunct staff and 70 research higher degree students, the School provides an atmosphere of encouragement and support for research activity and intellectual growth of its members. 

Talk to us

To find out more about applications or our programs, email student.socsci@uq.edu.au.