Associate of Arts in Social Sciences

The Associate of Arts in Social Sciences is a 90 credits programme intended to develop a good knowledge of human behaviours, social relationships, structures and issues.

Programme Details

Code AASS090
Award Associates of Arts in Social Sciences
Level Undergraduate
Credits 90
Language English
Mode Online
Duration Self-paced
Exam Free online exam
Certificate PDF Certificate + Transcript | Sample Certificate
Available to Students from all over the world
Awarding Body School of Business and Trade

Standard Entry Route

 To be Completed  Qualification Required
 Stage 1 & 2a  The equivalent of Year 12 schooling  OR
   None for the mature student over the age of 21

Recognition of Prior Learning Entry Route (Advanced Standing)

 To be Completed  Qualification Required
 Stage 2a  Undergraduate Diploma

To qualify for the award of Associate of Arts in Social Sciences, students must complete both stages or less depending upon their entry route.

 Stage 1

 Unit ID Units Credits
 UG011 Introduction to Politics 5
 UG021 Economic Analysis 5
 UG030 Introduction to Information Systems 5
 UG040 Successful Writing 5
 UG051 Introduction to Nutrition 5
 UG061 Social Psychology 5
 UG071 eMarketing 5
 UG080 Spreadsheet Applications 5
 UG091 Cultural Intelligence 5
 UG101 United States History 5
 UG110 Essential Statistics 5
 UG120 Work Ethics 5

 Stage 2a

 Unit ID Units Credits
 UG130 Workplace Communication 5
 UG141 Criminal Law 5
 UG151 English Literature 5
 UG160 Personal Finance 5
 UG170 Regional Geography 5
 UG180 Sociology 5

Graduates may be able to work in a broad choice of social services fields such as

• Administrative Assistant
• Paralegal
• Social and Human Service Assistant
• Social Worker
• Rehabilitation worker
• Social Worker
• Data Analyst
• Social Worker
• Local Government
• Charity
• Youth Work
• Translator
Enrolment Fee None
Upfront Fee None
Tuition Fee None
Graduation Fee CHF 145 (one-off fee upon completion)


Future Study Options

Upon successful completion of Associate of Arts in Social Sciences, graduates may progress to either Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences or Master of Arts in Social Sciences.

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