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Bachelor of Social Science

Career opportunities

Aboriginal Studies

Bachelor of Social Science graduates majoring in Aboriginal Studies will have the skills, abilities and knowledge sought after by a broad range of employers. On completion of the degree, graduates can expect to have developed:

  • Advanced social research skills:
    - In-depth knowledge and skills in the design and conduct of social research.
    - The capacity to collect, organise, critically assess, and present information in written and oral forms.
  • Specialist Social Science knowledge:
    - Comprehensive knowledge of one or more specialist areas in the Social Sciences.
  • Critical though and informed decision-making:
    - The ability to structure and present logical arguments, critically analyse material and opinions, and make informed decisions.
  • Effective management and teamwork skills:
    - The ability to work autonomously and collaboratively, including effective leadership skills, teamwork, organisational and program management capabilities.
  • High-level communication, interpersonal and presentation skills:
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    Advanced level of written, oral, and interpersonal skills, including the effective use of information and communication technologies.
  • Ethical and socio-cultural sensitivity:
    - An understanding of ethical issues, standards, and public responsibility in relation to professional practice, including an appreciation of cultural diversity and sensitivity towards vulnerable and Indigenous groups.

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates with a major in Aboriginal Studies. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

Community Welfare and Human Services

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs for the Community Welfare and Human Services major. Some of these jobs will depend upon the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, and the combination of other majors and electives studied, for example some may require further study.

Economic Policy Analysis

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs for the Economic Policy Analysis major. Some of these jobs will depend upon the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, and the combination of other majors and electives studied, for example some may require further study.       

Gender Studies

Bachelor of Social Science graduates majoring in Gender Studies will have the skills, abilities and knowledge sought after by a broad range of employers. On completion of the degree, graduates can expect to have developed:

  • Advanced social research skills:
    - In-depth knowledge and skills in the design and conduct of social research.
    - The capacity to collect, organise, critically assess, and present information in written and oral forms.
  • Specialist Social Science knowledge:
    - Comprehensive knowledge of one or more specialist areas in the Social Sciences.
  • Critical though and informed decision-making:
    - The ability to structure and present logical arguments, critically analyse material and opinions, and make informed decisions.
  • Effective management and teamwork skills:
    - The ability to work autonomously and collaboratively, including effective leadership skills, teamwork, organisational and program management capabilities.
  • High-level communication, interpersonal and presentation skills:
    -
    Advanced level of written, oral, and interpersonal skills, including the effective use of information and communication technologies.
  • Ethical and socio-cultural sensitivity:
    - An understanding of ethical issues, standards, and public responsibility in relation to professional practice, including an appreciation of cultural diversity and sensitivity towards vulnerable and Indigenous groups.

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to those majoring in Gender Studies. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

History

Bachelor of Social Science graduates majoring in History will have the skills, abilities and knowledge sought after by a broad range of employers. On completion of the degree, graduates can expect to have developed:

  • Advanced social research skills:
    - In-depth knowledge and skills in the design and conduct of social research.
    - The capacity to collect, organise, critically assess, and present information in written and oral forms.
  • Specialist Social Science knowledge:
    - Comprehensive knowledge of one or more specialist areas in the Social Sciences.
  • Critical though and informed decision-making:
    - The ability to structure and present logical arguments, critically analyse material and opinions, and make informed decisions.
  • Effective management and teamwork skills:
    - The ability to work autonomously and collaboratively, including effective leadership skills, teamwork, organisational and program management capabilities.
  • High-level communication, interpersonal and presentation skills:
    -
    Advanced level of written, oral, and interpersonal skills, including the effective use of information and communication technologies.
  • Ethical and socio-cultural sensitivity:
    - An understanding of ethical issues, standards, and public responsibility in relation to professional practice, including an appreciation of cultural diversity and sensitivity towards vulnerable and Indigenous groups.

Sample Jobs

Common Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates majoring in History. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

Human Geography and the Environment

Bachelor of Social Science graduates majoring in Human Geography and the Environment will have the skills, abilities and knowledge sought after by a broad range of employers. On completion of the degree, graduates can expect to have developed:

  • Advanced social research skills:
    - In-depth knowledge and skills in the design and conduct of social research.
    - The capacity to collect, organise, critically assess, and present information in written and oral forms.
  • Specialist Social Science knowledge:
    - Comprehensive knowledge of one or more specialist areas in the Social Sciences.
  • Critical though and informed decision-making:
    - The ability to structure and present logical arguments, critically analyse material and opinions, and make informed decisions.
  • Effective management and teamwork skills:
    - The ability to work autonomously and collaboratively, including effective leadership skills, teamwork, organisational and program management capabilities.
  • High-level communication, interpersonal and presentation skills:
    -
    Advanced level of written, oral, and interpersonal skills, including the effective use of information and communication technologies.
  • Ethical and socio-cultural sensitivity:
    - An understanding of ethical issues, standards, and public responsibility in relation to professional practice, including an appreciation of cultural diversity and sensitivity towards vulnerable and Indigenous groups.

Sample Jobs

Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations

Bachelor of Social Science graduates majoring in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations will have the skills, abilities and knowledge sought after by a broad range of employers. On completion of the degree, graduates can expect to have developed:

  • Advanced social research skills:
    - In-depth knowledge and skills in the design and conduct of social research.
    - The capacity to collect, organise, critically assess, and present information in written and oral forms.
  • Specialist Social Science knowledge:
    - Comprehensive knowledge of one or more specialist areas in the Social Sciences.
  • Critical though and informed decision-making:
    - The ability to structure and present logical arguments, critically analyse material and opinions, and make informed decisions.
  • Effective management and teamwork skills:
    - The ability to work autonomously and collaboratively, including effective leadership skills, teamwork, organisational and program management capabilities.
  • High-level communication, interpersonal and presentation skills:
    -
    Advanced level of written, oral, and interpersonal skills, including the effective use of information and communication technologies.
  • Ethical and socio-cultural sensitivity:
    - An understanding of ethical issues, standards, and public responsibility in relation to professional practice, including an appreciation of cultural diversity and sensitivity towards vulnerable and Indigenous groups.

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates majoring in Human Resources Management and Industrial Relations. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

Linguistics

Bachelor of Social Science graduates majoring in Aboriginal Studies will have the skills, abilities and knowledge sought after by a broad range of employers. On completion of the degree, graduates can expect to have developed:

  • Advanced social research skills:
    - In-depth knowledge and skills in the design and conduct of social research.
    - The capacity to collect, organise, critically assess, and present information in written and oral forms.
  • Specialist Social Science knowledge:
    - Comprehensive knowledge of one or more specialist areas in the Social Sciences.
  • Critical though and informed decision-making:
    - The ability to structure and present logical arguments, critically analyse material and opinions, and make informed decisions.
  • Effective management and teamwork skills:
    - The ability to work autonomously and collaboratively, including effective leadership skills, teamwork, organisational and program management capabilities.
  • High-level communication, interpersonal and presentation skills:
    -
    Advanced level of written, oral, and interpersonal skills, including the effective use of information and communication technologies.
  • Ethical and socio-cultural sensitivity:
    - An understanding of ethical issues, standards, and public responsibility in relation to professional practice, including an appreciation of cultural diversity and sensitivity towards vulnerable and Indigenous groups.

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates of a Bachelor of Arts majoring in linguistics. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

Psychology Studies

Bachelor of Social Science graduates majoring in Psychology Studies dies will have the skills, abilities and knowledge sought after by a broad range of employers. On completion of the degree, graduates can expect to have developed:

  • Advanced social research skills:
    - In-depth knowledge and skills in the design and conduct of social research.
    - The capacity to collect, organise, critically assess, and present information in written and oral forms.
  • Specialist Social Science knowledge:
    - Comprehensive knowledge of one or more specialist areas in the Social Sciences.
  • Critical though and informed decision-making:
    - The ability to structure and present logical arguments, critically analyse material and opinions, and make informed decisions.
  • Effective management and teamwork skills:
    - The ability to work autonomously and collaboratively, including effective leadership skills, teamwork, organisational and program management capabilities.
  • High-level communication, interpersonal and presentation skills:
    -
    Advanced level of written, oral, and interpersonal skills, including the effective use of information and communication technologies.
  • Ethical and socio-cultural sensitivity:
    - An understanding of ethical issues, standards, and public responsibility in relation to professional practice, including an appreciation of cultural diversity and sensitivity towards vulnerable and Indigenous groups.

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs for the Psychology Studies/Psychology major. Some of these jobs will depend upon the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, and the combination of other majors and electives studied, for example some may require further study.  

Sociology and Anthropology

Bachelor of Social Science graduates majoring in Aboriginal Studies will have the skills, abilities and knowledge sought after by a broad range of employers. On completion of the degree, graduates can expect to have developed:

  • Advanced social research skills:
    - In-depth knowledge and skills in the design and conduct of social research.
    - The capacity to collect, organise, critically assess, and present information in written and oral forms.
  • Specialist Social Science knowledge:
    - Comprehensive knowledge of one or more specialist areas in the Social Sciences.
  • Critical though and informed decision-making:
    - The ability to structure and present logical arguments, critically analyse material and opinions, and make informed decisions.
  • Effective management and teamwork skills:
    - The ability to work autonomously and collaboratively, including effective leadership skills, teamwork, organisational and program management capabilities.
  • High-level communication, interpersonal and presentation skills:
    -
    Advanced level of written, oral, and interpersonal skills, including the effective use of information and communication technologies.
  • Ethical and socio-cultural sensitivity:
    - An understanding of ethical issues, standards, and public responsibility in relation to professional practice, including an appreciation of cultural diversity and sensitivity towards vulnerable and Indigenous groups.

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates with a major in Sociology and Anthropology. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

Tourism

Bachelor of Social Science graduates majoring in Tourism will have the skills, abilities and knowledge sought after by a broad range of employers. On completion of the degree, graduates can expect to have developed:

  • Advanced social research skills:
    - In-depth knowledge and skills in the design and conduct of social research.
    - The capacity to collect, organise, critically assess, and present information in written and oral forms.
  • Specialist Social Science knowledge:
    - Comprehensive knowledge of one or more specialist areas in the Social Sciences.
  • Critical though and informed decision-making:
    - The ability to structure and present logical arguments, critically analyse material and opinions, and make informed decisions.
  • Effective management and teamwork skills:
    - The ability to work autonomously and collaboratively, including effective leadership skills, teamwork, organisational and program management capabilities.
  • High-level communication, interpersonal and presentation skills:
    -
    Advanced level of written, oral, and interpersonal skills, including the effective use of information and communication technologies.
  • Ethical and socio-cultural sensitivity:
    - An understanding of ethical issues, standards, and public responsibility in relation to professional practice, including an appreciation of cultural diversity and sensitivity towards vulnerable and Indigenous groups.

Sample Jobs

Graduates majoring in Tourism will be able to pursue a variety of careers in the travel and tourism industry for both private and public companies, as well as some government roles. Below is a list of some of the typical opportunities for Bachelor of Business graduates who have majored in Leisure and Tourism Management.

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