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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.

Out of Africa Course: The Fossil Evidence for Human Evolution

Archaeology. Unearth new discoveries. Learn about human activity of the past the smart way with Archaeology courses at the University of Sydney. Archaeological research has been able to identify important examples of the evolution of modern humans from ape-like ancestors. Important finds were made by Louis Leakey in Olduvai Gorge which made it clear that early humans arose in east Africa. Subsequent finds, including the famous ‘Lucy’ in Ethiopia have made it clear Australopithecus... [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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