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The academic undergraduate degree of Bachelor of Social Science (commonly abbreviated as B.Soc. Sc or BSocSc) usually requires four years of study at a University institution, although some institutions require three years. The degree is normally granted after three years of post-secondary studies.

The Main Universities that teach this qualification are University of Waikato, Lincoln University, The University of Hong Kong, University of Manchester, University of Tasmania, The University of Queensland, The University of Calgary, The University of Ottawa and The University of New South Wales.

Disciplines included within this degree


Classical Studies
Education Studies
Environmental Planning
Human Development
International Development
International Studies
Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management
Labour Studies
Maori and Pacific Development
Political Science
Population Studies
Sexuality Studies
Public Policy
Social Policy
Tikanga Maori/Maori Cultural Studies
Tourism Studies
Women's and Gender Studies

Further Social Science study

After gaining the Bachelor of Social Science BSocSc, students can progress onto a Bachelor of Social Science (Hons), BSocSc(Hons), this normally is the usual extra year of full time study or 180 points, after gaining this students can then progress onto a Master of Social Science (MSocSc) where they can follow particular "Streams" that contain many different disciplines as listed above.

It is also possible to transfer a Bachelor of Social Science into a Bachelor of Arts(Hons) (BA(Hons)) or a Master of Arts (MA) However each university has unique requirements and restrictions as to how this can be done.


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