Sociology major

Sociology is the study of society and social relations. Thinking sociologically allows the individual to step outside the taken for granted processes of everyday living towards examining the processes which create, maintain and change social groups in society.

Undergraduate (Bachelor) degrees
Bachelor of ArtsCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)Course information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Postgraduate degrees
Research degree - Doctor of PhilosophyCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Research degree - Master of ArtsCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students

Why study Sociology at Deakin?

Get ready for your new career

Sociology explores ways of thinking about personal and public issues in modern social life and how to link them together through the study of society and social relations. Thinking sociologically allows the individual to step outside the taken for granted processes of everyday living towards examining the processes which create, maintain and change social groups in society.

Learn from the best

Deakin's Sociology staff have many years of combined industry experience, and are leaders in their research fields.

Career and Industry

Third-year students have the opportunity to further develop their skills by undertaking an internship.


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