SAQA ID 108894
This programme is offered by Boston City Campus & Business College Head Office in the distance education mode, with all other Boston City Campus & Business Colleges operating as Support Centres. Apply to register at any Boston City Campus & Business College branch countrywide.
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Why consider this qualification?
The World Economic Forum has highlighted social science skills as the top trending job skills of 2022. Boston’s internationally-accredited Bachelor of Social Science degree will set you apart from the rest, providing you the knowledge and skills to take on the challenges of the 2022 workplace and beyond. These skills include critical thinking, research skills, creative problem-solving skills, interpersonal skills and people management skills. Social Science is a field of study that helps us makes sense of the complex world we inhabit, enabling us to envision new possibilities for a better, more equitable human society. Boston’s Bachelor of Social Science qualification will provide you with the skills to become both agents of change and influencers within a wide range of industries on local, national and global stages. Subjects that include psychology, sociology, economics and management sciences offer you a unique combination of the social and management sciences, something you won’t find available as part of any other Social Science degree in South Africa. Register today for careers in a broad range of sectors, including local government, community organisations, and multinational corporations. By combining solid theory and work-informed practice, this qualification will enable you to approach organisational growth and development, social/institutional health and well-being, economic growth and stability, at every level of society. With a deep understanding of human society and social relationships in all their complexity, graduates of this qualification will be able to make sense of a range of critical topics as part of a broader conversation about improving the quality of life and economic viability in South Africa and abroad.
YEAR ONE MODULES
- Computer Literacy
- Sociology 1A
- Academic Literacy
- Psychology 1A
- Introduction to Anthropology (The Human Experience)
- Sociology 1B
- Psychology 1B
- Computer Literacy Advanced
- Public Administration
- Choose one of the following electives:
– Anthropology 1; or
– Economics 1