BACHELOR OF Social Science

Study Area

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Study Level



The University of Queensland



Course Detail


St Lucia

Intake Time

February, August

Standard Duration

3 Years

About the Course

Explore how to address pressing social issues – such as poverty and inequality, Indigenous peoples and injustice, health and illness, and the social impacts of climate change – at local, national and international levels. You'll gain a strong grounding in social justice, policy research and links to community and industry, and create a strong foundation in the practice-based skills, values and knowledge needed to address key social problems. Practical workforce skills include public policy design and evaluation, social impact assessment, public advocacy, social planning and research


Average Score


6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest)

Background Requirements


The University of Queensland

Institute Ranking

#46 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #5 in Australia

Program Ranking

#4 in Australia for Sociology, #36 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020