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BSocSci(Hons) Social and Public Policy -Single Major

 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
1 Year
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
27824 AUD
National
6819 AUD

Application fee

International 100 AUD
National 100 AUD
Department
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)87

About this course

Studies in policy connect the social sciences to the world of practical politics. Students gain the technical skills required to analyse social and economic issues and develop, implement and evaluate policy solutions.

Employment opportunities:

  • Careers in all levels of government and many organisations and community groups
  • Business-government liaison
  • Analyse social and economic issues
  • Develop policy solutions
  • Manage policy implementation
  • Evaluate policy initiatives
  • Community development

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Eligibility Criteria

English language requirement:

  • At least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test.
  • Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

Academic Requirement:

  •  For Australian students:A Bachelor of Social Science or equivalent with a GPA of 5 from advanced core courses and the highest grades received in 6 units of advanced courses in the chosen major.
  •  For International students:

          1) A Bachelor of Social Science or equivalent with a GPA of 5 from advanced core courses and the highest grades received in 6 units of advanced courses in the chosen                   major.

          2)At least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test.

               Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

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Course Modules

     Course Code         Course Title

  • SOSC6100 Social Science Thesis Part B
  • ANTH6010 Advanced Theory & Methodology for Honours Students
  • SOCY6030 Logic of Social Inquiry
  • SOSC6020 Honours Research Seminar A

 

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.Domestic applications for admission to all undergraduate programs are made online hrough the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).If you are not a current Year 12 applicant, you will be asked to include details of any previous studies and any subsequent tertiary study (e.g. university or TAFE studies). If you believe your work experience is relevant to your application, please provide supporting documentation.

 

 

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