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Bachelor of Social Sciences, Major in Sociology, BSocSc, University of Waikato

New Zealand

University of Waikato

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
BSocScfind out3 yearsFebruary, JulyNZD 5879 per yearNZD 23235 per year

About Bachelor of Social Sciences, Major in Sociology, BSocSc - at University of Waikato

Bachelor of Social Sciences with the Faculty of Social Sciences

Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSocSc) will challenge your thinking about the world and the people who live in it. Composed largely as a research-orientated degree, the BSocSc covers contemporary and relevant areas of study such as employment relations, social policy and environmental planning.

You'll develop invaluable research capabilities and skills in information gathering, analysis, reporting and informed decision making under the expert guidance of our world-recognised researchers.

We offer a range of exciting subjects and specialisations to choose from. Two of our major subjects - Geography and Sociology - are ranked among the top 250 in the world (QS Rankings).

Bachelor of Social Sciences with the Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies

This degree will challenge your thinking about the world and its peoples while also developing an appreciation of indigenous and global issues.  An understanding of indigenous topics such as languages, treaties, resource management, sovereignty and equality are all integral in today's multicultural world.  Couple these learnings with an insight into tikanga Māori practices to equip you for the diverse workforce in New Zealand and abroad.

You can choose from our subject majors of Pacific and Indigenous Studies or Māori and Indigenous Studies.

Career opportunities

  • Community Health Worker
  • Demographer
  • Diplomat
  • Economist
  • Employment Relations Advocate
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Ethics Adviser
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Iwi or Māori Resource Development Officer
  • Policy Analyst

Entry requirements for this course

Contact University of Waikato to find course entry requirements.

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