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An Introduction to the
School of Social Science
Anthropology, Archaeology, Criminology,
Sociology & Social Science
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Why be a Social Scientist?
Because Social Science:
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Is focused upon the fundamental workings of
human societies
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Is a area of ever-changing and growing knowledge
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Develops analytical skills highly desired by
employers
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Is intellectually challenging and personally
rewarding
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Is an expanding area for graduate employment
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Leads to professional careers in dynamic fields of
practice
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Skilling up…
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Thinking critically and analytically
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Evaluating and synthesizing
arguments
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Communicating knowledgeably and
effectively
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Applying research methods in
national and international field
settings
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Knowledge
• Theory and practice of the disciplines and
applied fields of social science
• Appreciating cultural diversity
• Identifying causes and consequences of
social disadvantage and advantage
• Recognising gender, ethnic, racial and class
inequalities past and present
• Conceptualising the future through
appreciation of the past
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Fields of Study
At UQ, you can study to become a Social Scientist through
the Bachelor of Arts Program by majoring in:
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Anthropology
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Archaeology
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Criminology
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Sociology
You can also undertake a Bachelor of Social
Science in:
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Development
Health and Society
Social and Public Policy
Criminal Justice
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Anthropologists
Investigate the diversity of
human cultures, variations in
social values / norms and the
impacts of cross-cultural
relations
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With UQ Anthropology you will;
 Learn to identify the ways
symbols and language are
transmitted
 Understand how material
culture forms a part of human
culture
 Undertake field studies in
many parts of the world
 Learn how to work in crosscultural settings at home and
abroad
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Archaeologists
Investigate the human past:
• Human biological and cultural
evolution
• Origins of agriculture
• Origins of civilisation
• Origins of modernity
• Australasian and world archaeology
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With UQ Archaeology you will;
 Learn to find and excavate
sites
 Apply cutting-edge forensic
and scientific methods to
artefacts and biological
remains
 Learn how to manage and
conserve cultural heritage
 Become part of a professional
archaeological community
 Work on excavations at home
and overseas
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Criminologists
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Study the causes and consequences of
crime
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Understand deviant behaviour and its
manifestations
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With UQ Criminology you will;
 Evaluate crime control
initiatives
 Know the workings of
the criminal justice
system
 Contribute to policy
formation that leads to a
more fair and just
society
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Sociologists
Document, analyse and interpret
contemporary social change, behaviour,
culture & identity.
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Families and Households
Health and illness
Lifecourse Studies
Urban and Rural Change
Globalisation and Environment
Migration and Diversity
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With UQ Sociology you will;
 Learn how to undertake
qualitative and
quantitative research
 Understand the history of
ideas concerning society
and social change
 Take part in research into
your society in the
contemporary world
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School Resources
Computing facilities
Anthropology Museum
Archaeology Laboratories
• TARDIS
• Field lab
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Introductory Courses
Semester 1, 2012
ANTH1008 Introduction to Anthropology
ARCA1000 Discovering Archaeology
CRIM1000 Introduction to Criminology
SOCY1050 Introduction to Sociology
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Introductory Courses
Semester 2, 2013
ANTH1008
Introduction to Anthropology
Anth1030
Anthropology of world issues
ARCA1000
Discovering Archaeology
ARCAS2001 Doing Archaeology
CRIM1000
Introduction to Criminology
CRIM1019
Introduction to Criminal Justice
SOCY1050
Introduction to Sociology
SOCY1060
Gender, sexuality & society
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Want to know more?
www.socialscience.uq.edu.au
[email protected]
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http://www.socialscience.uq.edu.au/bachelor-of-social-science
Bachelor of Social Science
Development
Social and Public Policy
A social science perspective on
international & community
development issues such as poverty,
livelihoods, local economies, and
environment.
Connecting the social sciences to the world
of practical politics. Understanding how to
develop, implement and evaluate policy.
Health and Society
Criminal Justice
Understanding the social and ethical
factors influencing health and illness,
and how health systems work.
Understanding how we can better respond to
emerging crime problems in our communities,
focusing on systems of justice
More on Bachelor of Social Science:
http://www.socialscience.uq.edu.au/bachelor-of-social-science
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