Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences is at the forefront of teaching, research, scholarship, professional activity and community engagement in the social sciences. We seek to address the real challenges of our communities, be they social, economic, political, health-related or environmental in nature.

The Faculty comprises four Schools and several research centres. We have a large number of specialist research programs and facilities. We offer a range of innovative internships and work-integrated learning programs designed to provide students with practical skills and experiences. We have partnerships with a number of leading international academic institutions including Nankai University in China.

The Faculty welcomes students from all over the world. We seek to excite and inform our students. We aim to instil a spirit of lifelong learning.

Phyllis Tharenou


Professor Phyllis Tharenou
Executive Dean
Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences