Postgraduate Diploma in Social Sciences

This level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Social Sciences is for students who wish to gain a broader understanding of the radical changes in the social environment of our society.

Programme Details

Code PGDSS040
Award Postgraduate Diploma in Social Sciences
Level Postgraduate Level 7
Credits 40
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
 8 Units  Generally, a bachelor degree or graduate diploma in any discipline

To qualify for the award of Postgraduate Diploma in Social Science, students must complete the following 8 compulsory units.

 Unit ID Units Credits
 PG411 International Relations 5
 PG421 Human Geography 5
 PG430 Communications 5
 PG441 Climate Change 5
 PG451 Public Health Ethics 5
 PG471 Social Work Research 5
 PG481 Human Psychology 5
 PG510 Statistics 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
• Social and Community Service Manager
• Market Research Analyst
• Local Government
• Charity
• Researcher
• Youth Work
• Translator
• Economist
• Historian
• Political Scientist
• Sociologist
• Psychological Services
• Police
Enrolment Fee None
Upfront Fee None
Tuition Fee None
Graduation Fee CHF 99 (one-off fee upon completion)

Future Study Options

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

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