Study Social Sciences
Interested in human society and social relationships? If you’re passionate about protecting the rights of people, promoting wellbeing, empowering communities and advocating for social justice, our range of degrees can suit your career aspirations.
Our Bachelor of Social Science not only develops your ability to interpret, analyse and explore creative solutions to problems in contemporary society, it encourages you to become a dynamic citizen in the public sphere. Tailor this degree by selecting from twenty ‘shared’ majors or enrol in the double degree with law to pursue becoming a legal practitioner be that a solicitor, barrister or to work in legal aid.
With a social science qualification, our graduates find employment in agencies that deliver community and welfare services to disadvantaged groups, or in social justice, environmental and charitable organisations, policy-making in government agencies.
Southern Cross is in the top 5% globally in Social Sciences (2020 THE World University Rankings) and rated No.1 in Australia for learning resources in humanities and social sciences (Good Universities Guide 2020).
How to apply
Ready to take the next step in your higher education journey? Find out how you can apply.
There are many ways to get into Southern Cross University. Discover your options with an entry pathway.
The University offers a wide range of scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
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