Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honours

University of Waikato

Subject area

Studies in Human Society

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Entry requirements

BSocSc degree or equivalent.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have detailed and advanced knowledge in at least one Social Science subject, as well as skills in their subject of choice. They will have the opportunity to gain critical thinking, oral and communication skills.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Studies in Human Society at this level can earn:


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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Waikato Management School International Exchange Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Waikato - Scholarships Office



$1,500 - $2,500

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The University of Waikato GEMS Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Waikato - Scholarships Office



up to NZD$5,000 and will be applied directly to the recipient’s tuition fees

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 924 528
Phone: (07) 838 4448
Fax: (07) 838 4253

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