Course Description

The Bachelor of Social Research &amp, Policy (Honours) is a 48 UOC (one year equivalent) advanced undergraduate degree for high achieving students which may be undertaken upon completion of an undergraduate pass degree in Social Research and Policy. The BSRP(Hons) can be completed full-time or part-time. A student undertaking this program will normally complete Honours within the policy specialisation (stream) of their Bachelor degree. The program enables students to expand and deepen their understanding of this discipline and develop highly sought after analytical, problem solving and research skills through undertaking a significant independent research thesis. The program may be a pathway into a PhD.

On successful completion of the Bachelor of Social Research &amp, Policy (Honours) students will have the ability to:

  • apply a highly developed understanding of the theoretical concepts and body of knowledge in Social Research &amp, Policy to address a research topic,
  • reflect critically on existing knowledge, ideas and practice within Social Research &amp, Policy to address a research topic,
  • plan and execute an independent piece of research into an issue relevant to contemporary Social Research &amp, Policy, and
  • communicate research ideas effectively in oral presentations and in writing.



Duration

1 years full time,

Starting dates

February

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences undergraduate courses at University of New South Wales (UNSW) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 69.1% (national average 75.7%)
Improved skills: 82.3% (national average 83.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 82.6% (national average 85.4%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from University of New South Wales (UNSW). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences undergraduate courses at University of New South Wales (UNSW) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 68.4% (national average 61.3%)
Studying full time: 20.7% (national average 32.0%)
Median full time salary: $55,000 (national average $55,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 083250F
University of New South Wales (UNSW) Code: 4507

Entry Requirements

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