Bachelor of Social Science with Honours

Study Discipline: Social Sciences
Study Programme Details
City: Brisbane
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on an enriching journey into the heart of social sciences with our Bachelor of Social Science with Honours program. Delve deep into your chosen specialty, honing your research prowess and expanding your knowledge base. This immersive experience not only equips you with essential skills but also sets you apart in the competitive job market of tomorrow.

Throughout the program, you’ll engage in advanced-level study, blending coursework with independent research projects. Under the guidance of experienced mentors, you’ll tackle pressing issues in humanities and social sciences, contributing to meaningful insights and solutions. The culmination of your efforts will be a meticulously crafted Honours thesis, showcasing your intellectual rigor and academic excellence.


levate your expertise with our Honours program, designed to amplify your specialized studies in Health and Social Policy, Development, or Environment and Society. Delve into the intricacies of your chosen field, guided by expert faculty from relevant UQ schools or research centers. As you navigate through the program, you’ll not only deepen your understanding but also sharpen your analytical skills, preparing you for a dynamic career landscape.

This program isn’t just about acquiring knowledge; it’s about shaping the future. With a focus on social science theory and research, you’ll explore emerging trends and tackle pressing global challenges head-on. And as you excel in your studies, doors to further postgraduate opportunities, such as a Master of Philosophy, will open, propelling you toward greater academic achievements.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor of Social Science from the University (or equivalent)
  • Minimum GPA of 5.0 on a 7-point scale from relevant courses
  • Approval from the executive dean for applicants more than two years post-bachelor’s
  • Competitive selection process based on GPA
  • English language proficiency (e.g., IELTS, TOEFL, PTE Academic, BE, CES)
  • Development
  • Environment and Society
  • Health and Social Policy

Annual fee:

  • International:AUD $41,120
  • Domestic:$16,323

Future Career Outcomes

Step into a world of boundless possibilities with our Bachelor of Social Science with Honours program. Join a network of esteemed alumni who have made significant contributions to their respective fields, from influencing policy decisions to driving sustainable development initiatives. With industries increasingly valuing critical thinking and research acumen, our program equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in today’s ever-evolving job market.

Visa Requirements:

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