Influence social
& legal systems

The desire to make things better is what propels us forward. The ability to tackle complex ethical and legal issues is valuable in a range of industries, particularly in the fields of law and social science. At UOW we can teach you the skills to address injustice, or help marginalised groups find a voice, so that you can influence social and legal systems for the better.

How will you influence social & legal systems?

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Meet Adi

My purpose is to bring justice to those in the world who are unfairly deprived of their human rights, particularly shining a light on the West Papuan people and their plight for freedom. Adi BACHELOR OF LAWS - BACHELOR OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

Stories to inspire you

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I have always had an interest in what drives people’s behaviour, how the mind works, and why people feel the way they do. These interests drove me toward studying psychology. I hope to one day become a Clinical Psychologist working with people in a clinical setting—while continuing my research. SARAH DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY) CANDIDATE BACHELOR OF PSYCHOLOGY (HONOURS)

See where your degree could take you

Your interest in social and legal systems could lead in many directions. At UOW, you'll gain an industry-accredited degree and the skills to successfully launch your career. 

Here are just some of the careers you could pursue:

  • Aged care manager 
  • Barrister
  • Child protection officer
  • Clinical psychologist
  • Cognitive psychologist
  • Commercial lawyer
  • Criminologist
  • Developmental psychologist
  • Educational officer
  • Environmental health officer
  • Environmental lawyer
  • Forensic psychologist
  • Government lawyer
  • In-House legal adviser
  • Indigenous health officer
  • International policy advisor
  • Mental health advocate
  • Prosecutor
  • Social worker
  • Youth worker
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