The School of Social and Cultural Studies brings together the teaching, research and scholarship strengths of Criminology, Cultural Anthropology, Social Policy and Sociology.

You’ll study the current analyses of how societies and cultures are formed, how they are governed, how they break down and how we might envisage new and viable future social and cultural systems.

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Anthropology

Learn about the cultural lives of people from all over the world, and discover the diversities—and similarities—in human experiences and beliefs.

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Available subjects

  • Cultural Anthropology

Criminology

Study the nature and causes of crime, and consider how society responds to crime through community action or the criminal justice system. Strengthen your abilities in research and analysis, and improve your communication skills.

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Available subjects

  • Criminology
  • Restorative Justice

Sociology

Sociology makes sense of the social world—past, present and future. Learn how and why people organise themselves in different ways, and to think critically about the world we live in.

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Available subjects

  • Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Sociology
  • Social Policy

What motivates someone to donate their body?

This was a question asked by Cultural Anthropology student Zoe Poppelwell. Aiding medical science was common motivation but there are other reasons for donor registration too.

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    SACS September 2018 Newsletter

    Read the latest SACS September external newsletter. Our research is about challenging social and cultural boundaries and assumptions and a commitment to engage with the experiences of the social lives people are living.

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