Social Sciences graduates:
- Know about a variety of contemporary social issues and a number of theoretical approaches
- Understand a range of methodologies for describing and explaining social phenomena
- Can apply their interdisciplinary skills to various social contexts
- Can critically reflect on broad underlying issues of knowledge, method and ethics in the social sciences
- Have creative problem-solving skills
- Have strong communication and analytical skills
- Show insight and imagination and have a sense of social responsibility.
The Social Sciences major prepares graduates for careers in the public, private and non-governmental organisation sectors, in areas such as social policy, community development, education and research.