Our sociology courses help you explore social identities, differences and frameworks from around the world. Sociology isn’t just theory — you’ll gain the expertise required to tackle challenging world issues. You’ll also explore gender studies with an emphasis on globalisation and colonialism.

Through our sociology degree, you’ll gain practical, real-world skills including research, communication, critical thinking and project management to ensure that when you graduate from your sociology course,  you’ll have the confidence and skills to not only understand the world but to positively change it.

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Every Swinburne student gets Adobe Creative Cloud

Did you know that as a Swinburne student, you'll have free access to Adobe Creative Cloud for the entire time you study with us? Because digitally literate you is highly employable you.

The Swinburne Advantage

An undergraduate degree must be about more than just knowledge – it’s also job readiness, professional experience and access to further opportunities. 

We partner with leading Australian and global organisations to offer students authentic workplace experiences. Our degrees can include placements, internships, industry-linked projects, study tours and more. This is your chance to work on real-life projects, solve day-to-day challenges in your field and gain the professional skills that put knowledge into practice. You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence, knowing you have what it takes to land a job by graduation or even before. 

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