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Bachelor of Social Science
Our Social Science degree aims to expand your knowledge of the social world through theory and research, providing a deep understanding of the complex, culturally diverse and dynamic social environment of the twenty first century.
All the specialisations within the degree focus on what makes people in our societies and cultures tick. Through our Bachelor of Social Science degree, you can be assured of gaining detailed knowledge about different cultures and the effects of policy and social attitudes on various communities, as well as the practical skills to apply your knowledge.
You can choose from a range of specialisations designed so you can develop a sound career base, with knowledge that allows for distinctive occupational outcomes.
|Delivery Mode||On campus||On campus|
|Location||Bankstown, Parramatta or Penrith campus||Bankstown, Parramatta, or Penrith campus|
|Duration||3 Years Full Time / 6 Years Part Time||3 Years Full Time|
|1667.3 [CRICOS Code 041159D]|
76.00 ATAR [Bankstown]
|Please refer to Admission Requirements|
|Fee Information||Local Course Fees (opens in a new window)||International Course Fees (opens in a new window)|
Part time-study is only available to local students and is generally completed by day classes as there are limited night classes.
A Career in Social Sciences
There are six majors in the Bachelor of Social Science and the career opportunities are directly related to each major. Refer to the pages below for detailed information about the major and career opportunities:
How to Apply
All domestic applications for entry to UWS undergraduate courses must be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) (opens in a new window). Step by step instructions are available on the Apply Now pages.
Instructions for international applications are available on the UWS International Admissions pages.
If you are interested in completing a higher research degree, for example Masters Honours, information is accessible from UWS Research (opens in a new window).