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Social Sciences degrees in Australia in 2024

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Social Science BSocSc

Edith Cowan University Online (ECU) Australia

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Bachelor of Social Science Bachelor Degree

Bond University Australia

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Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) BSocSc (Hons)

University of Newcastle, Australia Australia

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Bachelor of Social Science with Honours Bachelor Degree

The University of New England (UNE) Australia

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Bachelor of Arts (Social Science) (Honours) Honours

Federation University Australia Australia

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Social Sciences Degrees in Australia

Study Social Sciences Degrees

Social sciences as an academic discipline looks at the study of society and human behaviour. This also includes how people interact with each other and the world around them, and how this effects the way in which society develops, and how this influences the world. There are several subject areas within social sciences, these include things such as anthropology, economics, linguistics, politics and psychology, among others.

Graduates of a degree in social sciences will have a wide range of career paths available to them. These include social worker, human resource manager, political researcher, journalist, and counsellor, among others.

Your degree will be delivered through a mixture of modes. These will include lectures and seminars, as well as possible group projects. Depending on your course, you may also have the opportunity to take part in a work placement. Modules you study could include:

  • Modern Society
  • Social Problems and Social Change
  • Human Rights
  • Sociology of Death
  • Humanitarianism

Study in Australia

Famous for surfing, sunshine and beaches, Australia has so much to offer to international students. The country's rich culture and history makes it a incredibly diverse country, and one that is welcoming and warm towards the international community. Australia has long been seen as a global leader in higher education, and places emphasis on delivering world-class education to both domestic and international students. The Group of Eight Universities is a prestigious group of universities that focus on providing internationally renowned faculty and research facilities across Australian higher education.

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