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Bachelor of Social Science

Expand your mind. Change your world.

  • Learn how to be a sophisticated communicator and analytical thinker.
  • Have the option to choose two majors across different Schools.
  • This course provides a rich basis of skills and knowledge for graduates to build on through Honours and postgraduate programmes.
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Expand your mind. Change your world.

  • Learn how to be a sophisticated communicator and analytical thinker.
  • Have the option to choose two majors across different Schools.
  • This course provides a rich basis of skills and knowledge for graduates to build on through Honours and postgraduate programmes.

Why study Bachelor of Social Science?

Employers seek flexible, well-informed graduates who are sophisticated communicators and analytical thinkers. The Bachelor of Social Science is designed to instil such qualities into students.

The world of work is changing rapidly and students will need to take a global outlook and be adaptable in order to succeed. This course provides a rich basis of skills and knowledge for graduates to build on through Honours and postgraduate programs and training in the workplace.

With the skills and knowledge developed through their degree, graduates will be equipped to apply for positions in a diverse range of fields. These include journalism and publishing, business research and analysis, public relations and marketing, human resources, training and development, administrative positions, public or civil services, diplomacy, public policy makers, social and community services, social welfare and psychological services.

This programme is offered by Monash South Africa in cooperation with Monash University. Successful completion of this programme leads to a Monash South Africa qualification.

Hungry for more? This degree can lead you to an honours year.

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Career opportunities

Sophisticated communication, analytical thinking and flexibility are the qualities you can expect to graduate with after completing the Bachelor of Social Science. With skills like these you will be equipped to move into roles in areas including:

  • journalism, public relations, marketing and advertising
  • criminal justice policy development and human services
  • the police, courts and corrections
  • justice and other government departments
  • restorative justice processes, victim counselling and related fields
  • field work, addressing geographical and environmental problems
  • international relations, foreign policy and politics (local and national)
  • psychology
  • research and academia
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