Bachelor of Social Science
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The academic undergraduate degree of Bachelor of Social Science (commonly abbreviated as B.Soc. Sc or BSocSc) usually requires four years of study at a University institution, although some institutions require three years. The degree is normally granted after three years of post-secondary studies. The Main Universities that teach this qualification are University of Waikato, Lincoln University, University of Manchester, University of Tasmania, The University of Queensland, The University of Calgary, The University of Ottawa, The University of New South Wales, Stanford University and University of California, Irvine.
 Disciplines included within this degree
Subjects Anthropology Classical Studies Economics Education Studies Environmental Planning Geography History Human Development International Development International Studies Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management Labour Studies Linguistics Maori and Pacific Development Philosophy Political Science Population Studies Psychology Sexuality Studies Public Policy Social Policy Sociology Tikanga Maori/Maori Cultural Studies Tourism Studies
Women's and Gender Studies
 Further Social Science study
After gaining the Bachelor of Social Science BSocSc, students can progress onto a Bachelor of Social Science (Hons), BSocSc(Hons), this normally is the usual extra year of full time study or 180 points, after gaining this students can then progress onto a Master of Social Science (MSocSc) where they can follow particular "Streams" that contain many different disciplines as listed above. It is also possible to transfer a Bachelor of Social Science into a Bachelor of Arts(Hons) (BA(Hons)) or a Master of Arts (MA) However each university has unique requirements and restrictions as to how this can be done.