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Social Sciences is the discipline that focuses on topics connected to human behaviour in relation to society and culture at large. These are some of the aspects Social Sciences deal with: human relationships, communication, ethics, trade, and many others.
With subjects like Economics, Cultural Studies, Communication Sciences, Psychology, and Gender & Sexuality Studies, Social Sciences is a field combining theory and research. Social Sciences always aim for old concepts and notions to be adapted to modern contexts and with contemporary applications.
Courses in Social Sciences are perfect for people who want to understand why humans behave the way they do and how human society can be improved. Students learn how to engage in a variety of subjects, some of them very complex in nature. You’ll learn to think critically and see where you can contribute to make your community a better place.
You’ll also have the satisfaction (and often the challenge) of trying to understand humans, both as individuals and as a species. Looking at how far the modern world has come, no human should miss basic needs, such as food, shelter, clothing and equal access to education, healthcare and work. Social Sciences try to identify, understand and solve some of the problems that are still very real in the 21st century. What are we missing? Social Sciences might be the perfect platform through which you can express yourself and actually make a positive change in the world.
Some of the best jobs a Social Sciences graduate can aspire to are: charity officer, mediator, psychologist, management consultant, social worker investment advisor, detective or criminal investigator, geospatial analyst, urban planner, employee relations specialist, and many others.Read more View all Distance Learning courses in Social Sciences