Bachelor of Social Science

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

A Bachelor of Social Science teaches students how to develop strategies to help find solutions to a range of social issues at the local, national and international level. Graduates are equipped with key skills valuable to employers such as problem solving, effective written and oral communication, information processing, creative and critical thinking, cross-cultural awareness, social research skills and computer literacy. Courses provide students with knowledge and skills related to social issues, how to identify and analyse social concerns and problems, develop positions on social issues and propose possible interventions. The degree is a unique and innovative program that gives students expertise in social science research design and implementation. Students gain knowledge and skills for employment in areas such as public policy design and evaluation; social impact assessment; social planning and the analysis of socio-economic issues in a wide range of contexts.

Course Fee:


International: $93,012

Entry Requirements:

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) English

Structure:

48 units

Subjects you can Study:

Development; Environment and society; Health and society; Social and public policy

Study Pathways:

Graduates may go on to complete further studies in coursework and research programs.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
St Lucia No info Yes Full time 3 years
St Lucia No info Yes Part time 6 years
For more than a century, The University of Queensland (UQ) has maintained a global reputation for delivering knowledge leadership for a better world. At UQ, our aim is simple: to create change in our students so they can create change in the world.

Our students have access to the latest and most advanced disciplinary knowledge as a result of UQ research informing our programs. With international learning opportunities, partnerships that provide support and industry insight, and inspirational teaching staff who have won more national teaching awards than any other university in Australia, you’ll learn from the best.

The UQ student experience also provides a foundation for success far beyond graduation. We offer a balance of support, structure and flexibility while preparing our students to compete in today’s rapidly evolving workplace. You’ll study in good company with our 51,000+ current students, including 13,300+ international students from 141 countries, who contribute to a diverse, inclusive community across UQ’s three beautiful campuses at St Lucia, Herston and Gatton in South-East Queensland.

UQ’s research has global impact, delivered by an interdisciplinary research community of more than 1500 researchers at eight research institutes and 100+ research centres. The most prestigious and widely-recognised independent rankings of world universities consistently place UQ among the top global universities in both research and teaching.

Visit future-students.uq.edu.au to learn more.

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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