The School of Global, Urban and Social Studies engages in research across diverse areas and its research responds to the needs of our time and is engaged with communities.
The School's research areas include applied criminology, international development, social and political theory, social policy and evaluation, social work and youth work theory and practice, and urban and environmental policy and planning.
The School of Global, Urban and Social Studies has a strong research profile with three nationally recognised research centres located within the School.
The School of Global, Urban and Social Studies offers Masters by Research and Doctor of Philosophy programs in the social sciences.
Acknowledgement of country
RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.