Bachelor of Social Science
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

In the Bachelor of Social Science, you develop a strong grounding in social justice, policy research, and links to industry. Our program provides a foundation in the practice-based skills, values and knowledge related to key social problems. Practical workforce skills include public policy design and evaluation, social impact assessment, public advocacy, social planning and research. For more information, visit Bachelor of Social Science at UQ.

Majors

Development; environment and society; health and social policy.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
76.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

99.75

84.55

76.15

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

85.95

76.15

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

7

N/P#

<5*

13

0

0

<5*

29

Percentage of all students

24.1%

N/P#

<5*

44.8%

0.0%

0.0%

<5*

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

You will be equipped with relevant and marketable skills including policy making and advocacy, public communication, cross-cultural awareness, report writing, project management and social research skills. These skills enable graduates to seek employment with organisations such as government departments, community service and advocacy agencies, healthcare providers, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), and in the business/private sector.

Course Code
747001
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$11150 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Brisbane