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Social sciences degrees explore the many different aspects of human society – including the way people behave, brain functions, political and economic systems, and social trends. Often regarded as a combination of the humanities and the natural sciences, social sciences tend to involve research and critical thinking, as well as essay writing and evaluation.
What this means is that although many social sciences degrees lend themselves to obvious careers (such as an Anthropologist, or a Behavioural Psychologist), the huge range of skills that are taught will actually open the doors to many different career paths for graduates.
If you’ve studied Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science or Economics, the skills you’ll have learnt during your degree will make you attractive to a huge range of employers, and well-suited to many different careers.
So, what are some of the career options for graduates with a social sciences degree?
If you’re a graduate with a social sciences degree, you’ll have learnt a range of hard skills (like academic writing, data analysis, and project management) and soft skills (such as communication, logic and leadership). So whatever your particular interests, the skills you'll have learnt in your social sciences degree will open the doors to many different graduate jobs, industries, and career options.
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