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Course summary

Southern Cross is ranked in the world’s top 400 universities for social science (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018). With an emphasis on social justice and positive change, the Bachelor of Social Science develops students’ ability to interpret, analyse and offer creative solutions to problems in contemporary society, encouraging them to become dynamic citizens in the public sphere.

Course majors comprise units in sociology; politics and government; and study streams in development studies, cultural studies and welfare studies. University-wide majors are also available in this course.

Graduates may choose to continue their studies with the Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying) to qualify as a social worker.

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