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Social Science

Social Science is the scientific study of human society and social relationships. Social scientists use a variety of research methods to investigate human behaviour – from why people fall in love, to why people commit crimes.

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You can study many of our undergraduate Psychology, Social Science, Youth Work and Counselling courses online, allowing you to balance work and/or family responsibilities with being a student.

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Social Science studies at ECU

Lecturer Lekkie Hopkins and students discuss Social Science at ECU, including majors in Children and Family Studies, Community Work and Human Services.

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"Passionate about people? Study Social Science"
Alfred KoechSocial Science student

Social Science is the scientific study of human society and social relationships. It's a broad discipline that can lead to a range of career directions.

In this video Alfred Koech talks about his experiences as a Social Science student at ECU. Alfred came here from Kenya to study and to pursue his passion – working with people.

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