University of Newcastle

Bachelor of Social Science

University of Newcastle
Institution rating
4.1
Duration
From 3 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
On-campus
Next start date
July

Why study this course

This Bachelor of Social Science degree provides students with the opportunity to learn about the social, cultural, political and economic issues that impact on our lives. Social Science is especially concerned with theories about life cycle, gender, class, race, work, social justice and social organisation. Not all majors are available at both campuses.

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Entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent; OR
  • Completion of a Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma; OR
  • Completion or partial completion of higher education study; OR
  • Completion of a foundation studies or pathway program

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Central Coast
  • Newcastle

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit University of Newcastle's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit University of Newcastle's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, University of Newcastle can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.


Visit University of Newcastle's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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What are students saying?

Bachelor of Social Science
University of Newcastle
4.3
(15 reviews)
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Published Sep 2018
Bachelor of Social ScienceUniversity of Newcastle
Graduation date2014
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
Excellent experience! Like everything, it’s what you make of it. Highly recommend taking advantage of other programs run by the uni like the study abroad program.
Published Aug 2018
Bachelor of Social ScienceUniversity of Newcastle
Graduation date2014
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
Enjoyed it thoroughly, opened my mind to new concepts and adapting behaviours.
Published Jul 2018
Bachelor of Social ScienceUniversity of Newcastle
Graduation date2012
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
I enjoyed this course. It was interesting and fun. It did not lead to any career options for me.

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Find out more about this course

Bachelor of Social Science

You may wish to discuss the following with University of Newcastle:

  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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Bachelor of Social Science

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