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Social Science

Social Science

Social Science. Understand human society and relationships.

Social science is an academic discipline concerned with society and the relationships among individuals within a society. Learn about society and the relationships the smart way with Social Science courses at the University of Sydney.

Politics Course: Hot Topics for 2016 Federal Election

Politics. Protecting and advancing ideas or goals in our communities. Learn Politics the smart way with Politics courses at the University of Sydney. Australian politics fills our media every day, but the sheer volume of information and rapid changes can cause most people to disengage. However, the rapidly changing political landscape affects our lives at work, the cohesiveness of society and the environment. This politics course engages with the leading political, economic and... [More]
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Anthropology Course: Practical Skills Lab Workshop

Anthropology. Study various aspects of humans within societies of the past and present. Learn Anthropology the smart way with Anthropology courses at the University of Sydney. Anthropological skills continue to be widely used although they are not often referred to as such. This Anthropology skills lab workshop provides participants with an understanding of the practical skills needed for investigating, analysing and evaluating sociocultural complexities of issues, tasks,... [More]
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The Art of Good Conversation Course

Sociology. Study the development, structure, and functioning of human society. Learn about social behaviour the smart way with Sociology courses at the University of Sydney. Our lives are shaped by the conversations we have: every one of them can open up new possibilities and further horizons. In this course you’ll find out how to start a conversation and how to make it enjoyable and rewarding. We’ll explore and practise these skills and find out how to have conversations that... [More]
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State of Education in Australia Course

Sociology. Study the development, structure, and functioning of human society. Learn about social behaviour the smart way with Sociology courses at the University of Sydney. Aims In this changing world a discussion about education and the education sector in Australia is needed for students and concerned citizens. Given the important role education plays in an individual’s life and the society, this course examines the many facets of education in Australia. This course also aims to... [More]
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Social Justice Course: Issues for Australians

Sociology. Study the development, structure, and functioning of human society. Learn about social behaviour the smart way with Sociology courses at the University of Sydney. Keeping a balance of justice and equality is a challenge to any democratic society. Maintaining this balance requires constant engagement with those who shape politics and opinion, and the general populace. This social justice course will bring you into contact with those issues, with politicians and opinion... [More]
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Sociology Course: Understanding Everyday Life

Sociology. Study the development, structure, and functioning of human society. Learn about social behaviour the smart way with Sociology courses at the University of Sydney. This sociology course is designed to understand ordinary everyday life in diverse contexts. The course employs both contemporary and conventional sociological perspectives on working life; home life; living on the street; engaging in neighbourhood and community as well as understanding shopping, fashion, eating... [More]
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Islam Course: An Introduction

History. See the future. It’s in the past. The world as we know it today has been shaped by events of the past. Learn about history the smart way with History courses at the University of Sydney. This history course provides participants with background knowledge of Islam: its basic history, theology, tenants, sects, Quran and various interpretations, applications and transformations of Islam as religious and political phenomenon in different Middle Eastern societies. The history... [More]
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