Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences

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 academic programmes in the field 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 Bachelor's Programmes

International Relations (Peacekeeping) International Relations (Peacekeeping)
  • Any time
  • National $ 270 per module
  • International $ 270 per module
  • Not specified

This degree gives students an understanding of the world and analyzes the nature of modern global relationships. Due to interdisciplinary nature of international relations, the student develops broad critical thinking skills in politics, economics, culture, and history. Through analysis of contemporary issues, students develop specialized skills that combine theory and practice within the field.

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English and American Literature (Hons) English and American Literature (Hons)
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA  9,000 per year
  • Non-EEA  12,890 per year
  • 36 months

English at Kent is challenging, flexible, and wide-ranging. It covers both traditional areas (such as Shakespeare or Dickens) and newer fields such as American literature, creative writing, postcolonial literature and recent developments in literary theory. We also offer you the opportunity to spend up to a year studying abroad in either America, Europe or Hong Kong.

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Communications Communications
  • Jan 2016
  • Sep 2016
  • National  8,500 per semester
  • International  8,500 per semester
  • 48 months

The Bachelors of Arts in Communications is a rigorous, multi-disciplinary program designed to give students the analytical, critical, and creative skills that are fundamental to any career in the information age. Students with a BA in Communications can go on to careers in such fields as Film and Video Production, Journalism, Corporate Communications, Politics, Law, Community Organizing and Service, Education, Management, and Non-profit Administration.

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European History with a Year Abroad (Hons) European History with a Year Abroad (Hons)
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA  9,000 per year
  • Non-EEA  12,890 per year
  • 48 months

Any study of history engages a natural human curiosity about the past. History is an exciting and diverse subject, which is reflected in the flexibility and breadth of the BA in History offered at Kent.

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War Studies (Hons) War Studies (Hons)
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA  9,000 per year
  • Non-EEA  12,890 per year
  • 36 months

Our modules reflect the range of our research interests, from war and culture to the evolution of tank warfare. At Kent, we believe military history should form the main thrust of our programme, an area often sidelined by similar courses. In addition to War Studies modules, the diverse pool of History modules remains accessible to our students.

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International Communications Studies with Chinese International Communications Studies with Chinese
  • Sep 2016
  • International  12,055 per year
  • National  12,055 per year
  • 48 months

This interdisciplinary degree programme aims to develop a soundly based understanding of the various factors which influence the way communications now take place in an increasingly interconnected world at the same time as giving an insight into the skills and knowledge required by the contemporary international communications industries.

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Global Project and Change Management - Urban Economics Global Project and Change Management - Urban Economics
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA  1,906 per year
  • Non-EEA  6,500 per year
  • 48 months

Windesheim Honours College offers a 4-year Bachelor's degree in Global Project and Change Management with a focus on sustainability. We believe one size does not fit all and therefore our curriculum is flexibly designed to allow students to customize their own learning process. Our students have individual talents and aspirations and we work with them intensively to guide them through a co-creation process where creativity, flexibility, diversity, ownership and leadership are the key elements of our teaching and mentoring systems.

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Political Science Political Science
  • Jan 2016
  • Sep 2016
  • National  8,500 per semester
  • International  8,500 per semester
  • 48 months

The Bachelor of Arts in Political Science has as its focus the theoretical and methodological aspects of the study of Politics and, more broadly, the Social Sciences. An understanding of the historical and behavioral aspects of political life is the foundation on which the curriculum for this degree is based.

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Psychology Psychology
  • Any time
  • National $ 8,038 per year
  • International $ 8,038 per year
  • Not specified

Students in this degree program examine the theories and history of the workings of the human mind by studying aspects of developmental, organizational and abnormal psychology.

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Intelligence Studies (Counterintelligence) Intelligence Studies (Counterintelligence)
  • Any time
  • National $ 270 per module
  • International $ 270 per module
  • Not specified

This degree provides instruction in the multidisciplinary field of intelligence studies and is designed for students who are currently employed or wish to pursue positions as military, civilian, or corporate intelligence specialists. The program's core courses impart substantive knowledge and analytic skills required by all professionals in the intelligence community.

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Economics and Finance Economics and Finance
  • Jan 2016
  • Sep 2016
  • National  8,500 per semester
  • International  8,500 per semester
  • 48 months

The major in Economics and Finance is designed to give students a solid base in the theoretical, quantitative, and analytical skills necessary to pursue further study and careers in the area of economics and finance. The prerequisites and core courses required by the major provide a strong grounding in those subjects that form the cornerstones for more advanced study and work.

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Global Project and Change Management Global Project and Change Management
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA  1,906 per year
  • Non-EEA  6,500 per year
  • 48 months

Windesheim Honours College offers a 4-year Bachelor's degree in Global Project and Change Management with a focus on sustainability. We believe one size does not fit all and therefore our curriculum is flexibly designed to allow students to customize their own learning process. Our students have individual talents and aspirations and we work with them intensively to guide them through a co-creation process where creativity, flexibility, diversity, ownership and leadership are the key elements of our teaching and mentoring systems.

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