Bachelors in Social Sciences

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Social sciences are scholarly disciplines studying human society and individual relationships in and to society. The field includes study areas such as sociology, psychology, anthropology, economics, political science and history. Social science research is often eclectic; therefore practitioners use various methodologies combining quantitative and qualitative research techniques. Even though they are closely linked to humanities, social sciences differ from the latter with their use of scientific research methodologies in the inquiries about human society.

Studies in social sciences equip students with cross-cultural awareness, social research skills, critical thinking and communication skills. Many Masters in Social Science provide knowledge and skills on how to identify and analyze social concerns, and develop positions and proposals on social issues. Students examine historical and contemporary problems and gets involved in intellectual debates to flourish. They are encouraged to question and challenge assumptions to comprehend the world we live in more deeply. Specialized degrees in economics, psychology, humanities, geography and other social sciences stimulate students' intellectual curiosity and allow them to broaden their perspective.

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Suggested Bachelors in Social Sciences

B.Sc. Social & Behavioural Sciences at Erasmus University College

At EUC we offer four departments within which there are many majors you can pick and choose from. One of the departments is Social Sciences, which aims to educate you in the field of society and human behavior. By taking a disciplined approach to quantifying observations of society, statistical data and various research methods are used to teach you about social developments in various academic areas.

Netherlands
B.Sc. Justice Studies

Unlike other criminal justice programs that are limited in scope and depth the Southern New Hampshire University Justice Studies major provides both a solid foundation in core competencies and in-depth, targeted areas of study in specialty fields.

United States
B.Sc. Security Studies

The Security Studies programme is a three-year BSc degree. It is a full-time programme, which means that throughout your degree, you will study 40 hours per week on average. This is a combination of in-class hours and self-study.

Netherlands