Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) (BSocSc (Hons))

University of Newcastle, Australia Australia

Cricos: 00109J

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The award
BSocSc (Hons)

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study

Course starts
February, July

International course fees
AUD 27425 per year

All study options

About Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) at University of Newcastle, Australia

Students who perform well, with a GPA of 5.0 or greater, during the Bachelor of Social Science program or equivalent program and/or relevant discipline major, may undertake a further year of full-time (or equivalent part-time) study to obtain an Honours degree. The Honours program allows students to further develop their specific areas of interest.

The Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) approved sequence in Psychology is not available for students who commenced the Bachelor of Social Science program from 2012.

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of one or more specialist areas in the social sciences
  • Advanced communication skills appropriate to the social science discipline of the major
  • Advanced knowledge of research principles and methodology within one social science discipline, including information literacy, and the use of technology
  • Capacity to apply advanced critical thinking and judgement to complex problems in a variety of contexts within one social science discipline to develop new understanding and to demonstrate intellectual independence
  • Capacity to apply the social science theory and method appropriate to the major at an advanced level to design, conduct and complete an independent research thesis under supervision from the discipline

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBSocSc (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsFebruary, JulyDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesAUD 27425 per year

Entry requirements

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

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