Monash South Africa Social Science

Monash South Africa Logo

Monash South Africa Social Science

Why study social science with us?

Group of female students

We strive to understand, analyse, describe and explain the human world and our position in it to make sense of our rapidly changing global culture. Our academics conduct research into various fields including: anti-corruption and criminal justice, child and youth development, international studies, journalism, sociology, philosophy and public relations, communication and media studies, geography and environmental science. As part of this school, you’ll be rubbing shoulders with world-class policy makers and social information leaders.

Hear from the Head of our School, Associate Professor Anna-Mart van Wyk.


Why study Bachelor of Social Science?

Employers seek flexible, well-informed graduates who are sophisticated communicators and analytical thinkers. The Bachelor of Social Science is designed to enable students to develop such qualities.

See Also ->  Van Schaik Monash South Africa

The world of work is changing rapidly and students will need to take a global outlook and be adaptable in order to succeed. This course provides a rich basis of skills and knowledge for graduates to apply directly within the workplace, or to build on through further studies in Honours or a postgraduate program.

With the skills and knowledge developed through their degree, graduates will be equipped to apply for positions in a diverse range of fields. These include journalism and publishing, business research and analysis, public relations and marketing, human resources, training and development, administrative positions, public or civil services, diplomacy, public policy makers, social and community services, counselling, social welfare and psychological services.

See Also ->  Monash South Africa Economics (ECS2730)

This programme is offered by Monash South Africa in cooperation with Monash University. Successful completion of this programme leads to a Monash South Africa qualification.

  • Domestic
  • International

Entry requirements

View entry requirements and applications for domestic students


3 years full-time

Fees for

Fees are subject to change annually.

R 75,800.00 per annum


First Semester (February), Second Semester (July)


  • On-campus at South Africa : full-time

Course code: 4086

South Africa Student Inquiries
Telephone: +27 11 950 4009