Bachelor of Social Science
Global solutions for a better tomorrow. Address the major social challenges of our time with a strong ethical compass.
Explore how to address pressing social issues – such as poverty and inequality, Indigenous peoples and injustice, health and illness, and the social impacts of climate change – at local, national and international levels.
You'll gain a strong grounding in social justice, policy research and links to community and industry, and create a strong foundation in the practice-based skills, values and knowledge needed to address key social problems. Practical workforce skills include public policy design and evaluation, social impact assessment, public advocacy, social planning and research.
Third-year students gain valuable experience in social research by undertaking a supervised project linked with a community or industry partner.
You'll specialise in a particular area of interest and graduate equipped with relevant and marketable skills, including policy making and advocacy, public communication, cross-cultural awareness, report writing, project management and social research.
- Develop the skills, values and knowledge that are sought after by employers who want to create change in the world.
- Learn policy making and advocacy, public communication, cross-cultural awareness, report writing, project management and social research.
- Gain hands-on experience in the real world by undertaking a supervised, year-long research project.
Tailor your studies to suit your goals. This program offers these options:
- Environment and Society
- Health and Society
- Social and Public Policy
Situated on 114 hectares of Brisbane River-bound land, UQ’s main campus is a vibrant mix of majestic sandstone buildings and contemporary architecture, landscaped gardens and lakes. Fanning out from the heritage-listed Great Court, you’ll find modern teaching and research facilities, including laboratories, lecture theatres, and Queensland’s largest research library. The expansive grounds are also home to a variety of sporting facilities, museums, cafes, and those famous Jacaranda trees. The St Lucia campus is only seven kilometres from Brisbane’s city centre, making it an appealing place to study, work or visit.
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Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Job Opportunity Potential
Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Depending on which major you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:
- Aid project officer
- Community development officer
- Community planning and policy adviser
- Social and government researcher
- Ethics adviser
- Academic researcher
2 years of Post-Study Work (PSW) rights to international students post completion of their respective Bachelor's
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
All international applicants need to have successfully completed Queensland Year 12 (or an equivalent qualification) and meet the minimum entry score for this program.
Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C).
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- Course Code: 025998J
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Bachelors/UG Degree
- Duration: 03 Year
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
Application Fee: 100 AUD
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