Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences

The Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences is a 180 credits programme that will help you to develop social understanding, moral responsiveness and solid knowledge to deal with the issues that exist in our society.

Programme Details

Code BASS180
Award Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences
Level Undergraduate
Credits 180
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 1,2 & 3  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,2b & 3  Undergraduate Diploma
 Stage 2b & 3  Associate Degree
 Stage 3  Undergraduate Advanced Diploma

To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences, students must complete all 3 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

 Stage 2b

 Unit ID Units Credits
 UG191 International Trade 5
 UG200 Organizational Behavior 5
 UG211 Designing Information Systems 5
 UG220 Communication Studies 5
 UG231 Human Relations 5
 UG241 American Government and Politics 5

 Stage 3

 Unit ID Units Credits
 UG251 Environmental Sustainability 5
 UG260 Psychology 5
 UG270 Social Problems 5
 UG280 Advertising 5
 UG290 Public Relations 5
 UG301 Organizational Change 5
 UG310 Mass Communication 5
 UG321 Geographic Information System 5
 UG331 Literary Analysis 5
 UG341 Employability Skills 5
 UG350 Psychology Research Methods 5
 UG360 Qualitative and Quantitative Methods 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
• Data Analyst
• Local Government
• Charity
• Youth Work
• Translator
• Historian
• Sociologist
• Psychological Services
• Police
Enrolment Fee None
Upfront Fee None
Tuition Fee None
Graduation Fee CHF 165 (one-off fee upon completion)

Future Study Options

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

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