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Best Universities in Australia for Social Sciences Degree by US News Ranking

Check best universities & colleges for Social Sciences, degree in Australia ranked by US News

Different agencies use different metrics to evaluate universities around the world, however the most common factors are : a) Academic achievements b) Employability c) Educational process d) Research facilities e) International outlook as to number of international students and faculty f) Citation by each faculty g) Student Faculty ratio etc.

Subject ranking is updated every year for top universities in Australia by US News. Many ranking indicators such as Global Research Reputation, Regional Research Reputation, Subject Publications, Subject Books, International Collaboration & Total Citations Data is used to compute subject ranking.

Social Sciences

Social science is a discipline that deals with society and relationships among individuals in the society. This discipline in broader sense provides tools to understand, examine and explain how human minds and society as a whole work. In today’s globalized world, a graduate with degree in social science is bound to be in demand as the benefits that an organization would get from an employee with uniquely transferable skills and holistic perspective to organizational day to day operation is invaluable. Social scientists are often found in departments of science and health and social sciences in universities and many social science researchers work for government and private industries void of academics.

Various Major under Social Sciences

The popular social sciences are anthropology – study of influence of evolution of humanity on society, archaeology – study of finding material evidences to evolution of humanity, economics – study of production to distribution to consumption of good and services, Geography – study of land size against population, history – study that helps you correlate your past and present to your future, law – study of set of rules that distinguish between right and wrong, linguistics – study of languages from its origin to meaning, political science – study of historical and current political events, psychology – study of human behavior and neurobiological processes, and sociology – study of religion, class, and social mobility at individual and structural levels.

Career opportunities for Social Sciences

Social science career prospects are fields that require expertise in psychology, market research, anthropology and sociology. Job profile that you may consider once after you have a degree in social sciences could be 1) Business Intelligence Analyst 2) Portfolio Manager 3) Fundraiser  4) Anthropologist 5) Sociologist 6) Psychologist 7) Market research analyst 8) Survey Researcher 9) Historian 10) Geographer 11) Political Scientist 12) Economist 13) Archivist 14) Urban and Regional Planner 15) Compliance Analys

Below is a list of top universities in Australia for studying Social Sciences sorted by US News

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