Programme Overview

  • Are you interested in a variety of subject areas and can’t decide which one to choose?

  • Do you feel limited by the idea of pursuing one major?

  • Do you feel that your education would be enhanced by having knowledge of various fields?

Then the B.Sc. Social Sciences programme may be right for you. This interdisciplinary programme allows you to pursue three (3) minors drawn from disciplines offered under the Faculty of Social Sciences and its’ affiliates.

Suppose you have an interest in pursuing Criminology, Sociology and Management. Or maybe the combination of Economics, Political Science and International Relations appeals to you. The B.Sc. Social Sciences degree allows you the opportunity to pursue these combinations.

Are you interested in a career as a researcher? With the right combination of courses you can hone your research skills in this programme.

With the additional flexibility of five (5) free elective courses in Level 3 of this programme you can choose courses from most of the disciplines offered on campus or take courses to broaden your knowledge of the subject area in which you are most interested.


Programme Structure

The list of disciplines that you can choose 3 minors from within the B.Sc. Social Sciences programme are:

Gender and Development Studies
International Relations
Management OR Public Sector Management
Political Science

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Career Opportunities

A bachelor's degree in B.Sc. Social Sciences can lead to careers in the following areas
  • Administration

  • Management

  • Consultancy

  • Research

  • Entrepreneurship

How to Apply


Faculty of Social Sciences
Telephone: (246) 417-4265/66/68/69 E-mail: socsci@cavehill.uwi.edu