Bachelor of Social Science

Macquarie University

This program develops an understanding of how we make sense of the world and the questions we ask about it, challenging students to not just wonder why we ask these questions, but also what we can and should do with the answers we find. There is a strong emphasis on social research design, methods, practice and application across a range of data analysis techniques and technologies. This provides students with a flexible set of vocational skills and capabilities, offering an understanding of issues in culturally diverse social environments in local and global contexts. They are prepared for a wide variety of research and policy-related careers in both the private and public sectors.

Course Fee:


International: $101,448

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent

Structure:

72 credit points; minimum 42 credit points at 200 level or above; minimum 21 credit points at 300 level or above; completion of a qualifying major for the Bachelor of Social Science.

Subjects you can Study:

Anthropology; Criminology; Development studies and culture change; Gender studies; Human geography; Indigenous studies; International relations; Philosophy; Political economy and social policy; Politics; Psychological science; Public policy, law and governance; Social justice; Sociolinguistics; Sociology; Statistics

Further information:

This course is only available in internal attendance mode.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Ryde 77 Yes Full time 3 years
North Ryde 77 Yes Part time 6 years
Established in Sydney in 1964, Macquarie University is a progressive voice among universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. Created during a time of extraordinary social transformation to be a different kind of university, it was and will always be a bold experiment in higher education.

True to its founders' vision, the University has challenged the conventional thinking of academia through innovations in its campus set-up, curricula, interdisciplinary research, and engagement with industry and the wider community.

More than 40,000 students are enrolled annually across five faculties: Arts, Business and Economics, Medicine and Health Sciences, Human Sciences, and Science and Engineering.

Over the years, the campus has become a magnet for a constellation of companies - all local and global leaders in dynamic sectors including information technology and healthcare - which means greater access to career opportunities for its graduates.

The University is imbuing all of its undergraduate curricula with an emphasis on civic and professional participation. Its PACE (Professional and Community Engagement) program takes students into working and social environments that enrich their experiences and connections, and open their minds to engaging as active world citizens.

The Macquarie University campus in North Ryde is connected to the Sydney CBD by fast and efficient transport - 20 minutes by car and 30 minutes by train.

Provider CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

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