Social sciences at AUT: subject overview

Study and research within the social sciences are important for making sense of society by critiquing and questioning it, affecting policy changes at central and local government, and improving communication and analytical skills.

AUT's social sciences and public policy subjects include: children and public policy, economics (social sciences), policy studies and public policy.

Key academic contact

Dr Carol Neill.

Dr Carol Neill
Programme Leader BA (Social Sciences)
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 8408

Social sciences industry associations

Academic staff are members of professional associations in New Zealand and in Australia. Memberships create opportunities for research partnerships and conferences.

Memberships include:

Social sciences degrees and qualifications



News, events and conferences

New students and general enquiries

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Last updated: 19-Jan-2017 1.40pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.