Bachelor of Social Science (Honours)

Study Area

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Study Level



University of Wollongong



Course Detail



Intake Time


Standard Duration

1 Years

About the Course

This degree is for high achieving students who have completed the three-year Bachelor of Social Science degree. Applicants must have achieved the required weighted average mark of at least 70% in their degree and 75% in 24 credit points of third year subjects relevant to their honours area. Honours involves a year of research training and supervised research in a topic of personal interest. It deepens important skills in your portfolio. What you will study This one-year Honours program provides you with the opportunity to undertake research on a topic of interest. An Honours degree may be used as a gateway to higher research degrees, a research-focused career, or for professions requiring advanced analytical and investigative skills. This degree This Honours degree will allow you to further develop your knowledge and skills in your field of inquiry, and make you more competitive in the workforce. It is a research training degree that provides training in in-depth enquiry, specialised development of research skills, project management and communicating findings.


Average Score


6.5 overall and individual band scores of 6.0

Background Requirements


University of Wollongong

Institute Ranking

"#196 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #10 in Australia"

Program Ranking