Understand the world at a deeper level
There’s no better place to study politics, international relations, economic or social policy than UC, located right in the centre of Australia’s federal heartland.
From our Bachelor of Politics and International Relations, Economic Policy or Sociology degrees, you’ll gain the skills and knowledge you need to launch a career in an exciting range of industries.
By exploring counterterrorism, foreign affairs to public policy, you’ll gain a unique insight into society's key challenges. You’ll build a strong foundational knowledge in the social sciences and finish your degree prepared for a future in the Australian Public Service, government, business, or civil society. Plus, with government and industry projects, internships, professional practice and networking opportunities, you’ll graduate ready to tackle whatever comes next in your career.
Study politics, economics and society at UC and understand the world you want to change.
The home of Australian politics
Study politics, economics and society in the nation’s political heartland.
Premium student experience
Be supported throughout your degree by our expert academic staff and student-led societies.
Career head start
Gain practical experience and industry contacts while you study, so you can graduate prepared and connected.
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Work Integrated Learning (WIL) is a core component of all politics, economics and society courses at UC, allowing you to gain professional experience alongside your degree.
UC’s Bachelor of Politics and International Relations and Bachelor of Social and Economic Policy offer a range of internships, that help give you a better understanding of business practice. Step out of the classroom and into the real world with approximately 75 hours of practical experience.
When you study Politics, Economics and Society, you’ll have access to our student-led societies, PIRaNaS and the Economics Student Association. From social events, industry trips, workshops and more, you’ll get to connect with like-minded students and be supported socially and academically during your UC journey
“You can learn content anywhere, but getting real, hands-on experience from tutors who really care about your success is priceless.”
Bachelor of Applied Economics/Bachelor of Laws