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Online Social Science Degrees & Diplomas

Study the issues of today with a flexible degree in Social Science. Whether you have deep interests in understanding human behaviour so you can help those around you, or you have set your sights on making an impact on a global level, a Social Science degree from Swinburne Online can help you get there.

Follow your passion and discover a world of meaningful work waiting for you when you study with Swinburne Online. You could specialise in human behaviour, investigate crime and security, unpack international relations or find your own combination of topics to study. You’ll complete dynamic units relating to your major and have the freedom to choose half of your degree based on your interests.

Taught by experts in the field, these courses will set you up for a lifetime of rewarding work in the fields you care about the most. By pursuing your interest in social science, you’ll create lasting change to the wellbeing and cultural standing of communities, individuals, businesses, and governments.

Our high-quality, interactive learning is optimised for online study. Select a course to find out more.

If you’re interested in Psychology, we also offer the Bachelor of Psychological Sciences.

Our range of online social science courses


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What can a social science course with Swinburne Online offer you?

  • Pursue a wide variety of interests and passions such as understanding human behaviour and learning to make a social impact on a global scale.
  • Get equipped with analytical, critical, and decision-making skills to give you confidence to step into fulfilling careers in your chosen field.
  • Create lasting change to the wellbeing and cultural standing of communities, individuals, businesses and governments.
  • 100% online, giving you the flexibility to study around your current lifestyle.
  • Courses designed for online learning, giving you access to high-quality interactive coursework, podcasts and more.


‘At Swinburne Online you learn from real people. It’s all fully online, I’d do my remote learning in the car before work, which makes it so easy to have your own life. I love the fact that they cater to all learning styles. Swinburne Online has had a profound impact on my journey and I would recommend it to anyone else.’


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The Good Universities Guide 2024

Social Science faculty ranking in The 2024 Good Universities Guide.

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