The Division of Education, Arts and Social Sciences (EASS) is the largest in the University of South Australia, with our five schools offering programs in:
- Art, Architecture, and Design
- Communication, International Relations, Languages, and Journalism
- Indigenous Cultures, Australian Studies, and History
- Psychology, Social Work, and Human Services
Our staff are actively involved in teaching and research, and we are proud of our strong linkages with industry. This provides our students with the theoretical knowledge and practical experience required to be job-ready in an increasingly competitive market. Students learn in state of the art facilities. Our radio and television studios, cognitive neuroscience laboratory, social work studio, psychology clinic, art gallery, architecture learning spaces and architecture museum will all contribute to your rich and interesting learning experience.
We are passionate about research and hold extensive national and international research links. Our Schools and Research Centres, along with the renowned Hawke Research Institute, have an exemplary record in winning national competitive research grants. You will join a Division currently ranked as a provider of world standard and above world standard research in:
- Cultural Studies and Linguistics
- Education Systems, Curriculum and Pedagogy
- Journalism and Professional Writing
- Social Work
- Urban and Regional Planning
- Visual Arts and Crafts
In meeting the University’s commitment to Excellence with Relevance, our research engages collaboratively with key industry partners and the broader community to address national, regional and global challenges, and continuously informs our teaching and learning practice.
We invite you to share in our learning experience, and to make it part of yours.
Professor Pal Ahluwalia
Pro Vice Chancellor
Division of Education, Arts and Social Sciences