Study social science at the University of Newcastle and explore the exciting complexities of the human race and the societies in which we exist.

Bachelor of Social Science

Why study with us?

Study social science at the University of Newcastle for interesting insight into human societies. When you study social science at the University of Newcastle you will be studying the fascinating science of people. An opportunity to analyse, challenge and gain insight into theories about life cycle, gender, class, race, work, social justice and social organisation.

The Bachelor of Social Science is a highly flexible degree that allows you to pursue those areas that present the best challenges, the most interest and the greatest enjoyment while studying.

You will receive a broad education in humanities and social sciences, and you can choose from a vast array of courses and majors, from generalist courses through to the highly vocational specialities. 

Whatever your preferred career path (eco-tourism, event management, human services, human resources, global health to name a few), you can expect to graduate from the Bachelor of Social Science degree with a set of employment-enhancing high-level skills and transferable attributes.

What you will study