Studying social sciences and public policy can open up a wide range of careers that involve understanding and working with people and organisations. At AUT you’ll study society at many levels – from individuals, families and communities, governments and cultures through to our global system.
You will become familiar with disciplines including conflict resolution, criminology and criminal justice, economics, psychology and social sciences.
Undergraduate study in social sciences and public policy will give you a solid grounding in your chosen area.
Postgraduate study in social sciences and public policy will build on your knowledge and expertise in your area of interest.
We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across social sciences and public policy.
Immerse yourself in another culture while you study and have the adventure of your life. Check out where you can go on exchange – and read some stories from returned AUT students.