Bachelor of Science Program in Social Sciences in Africa

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A BSc (Bachelor of Science) is an academic degree that combines general coursework with specialized classes that prepare students with the knowledge and skills to begin a career. A degree can be earned in a variety of subjects and takes an average of four years to complete.

 

Social sciences help students to better understand the interactions and systems within human society. Topics covered may include how communities and populations form governments, make laws, develop economic systems, or how individuals make decisions.

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BSc in Sociology

Kwararafa University
Campus Full time 4 years March 2018 Nigeria Wukari

Kwararafa University Wukari, was licensed as Wukari Jubilee by the National Universities Commission in 2005. It took off in March, 2006 with 61 students as the first and only community owned University in Nigeria, the first University in Taraba State and the second private University in the North East Geopolitical zone of Nigeria. [+]

Bachelor of Science Degrees in Social Sciences in Africa 2018. Kwararafa University Wukari, was licensed as Wukari Jubilee by the National Universities Commission in 2005. It took off in March, 2006 with 61 students as the first and only community owned University in Nigeria, the first University in Taraba State and the second private University in the North East Geopolitical zone of Nigeria. Vision To become a first class institution in pursuit of knowledge and scholarship through teaching, research and community service, geared towards inculcating knowledge and entrepreneurial skills to students that will enable them to be productive and self-reliant. Mission To provide a conducive environment for the development of effective and virile indigenous human and material resources for the development of the nation. To produce graduates who are well-rounded in their disciplines and also imbued with necessary entrepreneurial skill to contribute meaningfully to the development of themselves in particular and society in general. To replace unemployment and career stagnation of graduates with creative ingenuity through well packaged programs and practical training. To provide sound education to Nigerians irrespective of religious affiliation, tribes, sex and political leaning. To create a nurturing and stimulating environment where the pursuit of excellence, development of self-discipline, creative thinking and individuality will thrive and also seen as essential components of cooperative society. Research Focus/Linkages The University is presently developing linkage programs with other Institutions and Universities around the world. The focus of research is in the areas: Peace and Conflict Resolution Food Science and Technology... [-]

Psychology with Counselling Skills, BSc Hons

Middlesex University Mauritius
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Mauritius Vacoas

BSc Honours Psychology with Counselling Skills Degree combines a broad education in psychology with a specialist strand to develop counselling and interpersonal skills together with an understanding of the theory and practice of counselling. [+]

BSc Honours Psychology with Counselling Skills Degree combines a broad education in psychology with a specialist strand to develop counselling and interpersonal skills together with an understanding of the theory and practice of counselling. You will focus on the systems and theories that underpin both psychology and counselling, culminating in the submission of a portfolio of research and knowledge. At Middlesex University Mauritius, we offer a solid grounding in modern psychology – a body of theoretical and practical knowledge concerning human behaviour and experiences. Graduates of the programme will be eligible and well-prepared to undertake specialised postgraduate training to become qualified to practice as clinical or counselling psychologists. The programme is specifically designed for those who wish to pursue a career where a detailed understanding and knowledge of human behaviour is essential and counselling skills are an important asset. It is important to note that graduates of the programme will not be qualified to practice as either counsellors or psychologists, but they will be eligible and well-prepared to undertake specialised postgraduate training leading into these professions. In addition, successful completion of the degree programme confers a number of graduate skills that are highly sought after by employers including deductive reasoning, information finding skills, quantitative reasoning, and capacity for independent thought, team-working skills, interpersonal awareness, ICT skills, and oral and written communication skills. Year 1 Compulsory PSY 1011 - Foundation Psychology PSY 1015 - Foundation Counselling Skills & Theory PSY 1016 - Research Methods & Design in Psychology PSY 1017 -... [-]

BSc Hons in Psychology

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The Honours in Psychology programme is offered on a full-time basis only. The students are required to complete six modules within a one year period. The research component is the only compulsory module and runs for the full year, as such this module counts as two modules. [+]

Bachelor of Science Degrees in Social Sciences in Africa 2018. The Honours in Psychology programme is offered on a full-time basis only. The students are required to complete six modules within a one year period. The research component is the only compulsory module and runs for the full year, as such this module counts as two modules. The students are required to select four other modules out of the following list: Neuropsychology; Personality Psychology; Social Psychology; Abnormal Psychology; Therapeutic Psychology; Psychological Assessment; Critical Developmental Psychology and Health Psychology. Each of these modules is presented by an expert in the field and classes are interactional and dynamic. The students are also given the opportunity to complete a research project with the aim being to prepare them for further studies. The students are assessed via tests, assignments and exams. Admission requirements The closing dates for applications to be enrolled in the programme and the date on which the final list of selected Honours candidates is to be announced are determined by the Department each year. Application forms and other relevant information are obtainable from the Department of Psychology, as well as on the University’s website. Contact details Name: Mr P Basson Tel: 011 559 3675 / Email: pbasson@uj.ac.za [-]

Bachelor of Science in Political Science

Benson Idahosa University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years March 2018 Nigeria Benin City

Welcome to an opportunity of a unique learning experience with challenging curriculum that can make you lead anywhere in the world. [+]

Welcome to an opportunity of a unique learning experience with challenging curriculum that can make you lead anywhere in the world. Our serene campus and city location has over the years attracted top-notch academics of renowned repute who have solidified our five faculties of Agriculture & Agricultural Technology, Arts & Education, Basic and Applied Sciences, Social and Management Sciences, Engineering and Law. Choosing where to spend your university years can be exciting and also challenging. At Benson Idahosa University you will find the total university experience. But you wouldn’t know we are a large school by visiting our campus. Maybe it’s the small classes or nurturing environment. Maybe it’s the beautiful town setting or the small-town feel of Benin. Whatever it is, you’ll feel right at home. Commencement of Admissions The undergraduate admission process starts from the month of May – September 30th each year. The process starts with the prospective student obtaining our University’s admission form from any of our contact points in Port-Harcourt, Abuja, Lagos, Warri and the Admissions Office of the University campus on Ugbor Road, GRA, Benin City at the cost of (N7000) seven thousand naira only. General Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Programme The minimum entry requirement into any of the underlisted undergraduate programmes is five(5) O’level credit passes including Mathematics and English in relevant subjects as indicated in the current UTME brochure, obtained at not more than two sittings, in any of the following examinations WASSCE, NECO or their equivalent. It is mandatory that prospective... [-]

BSc in Political Science and Public Administration

Igbinedion University, Okada
Campus Full time 4 years March 2018 Nigeria Benin City

The Department of Political Science & Public Administration of Igbinedion University as one of the foundation departments of the university is a unique department that from its inception has charted distinct pathways to academic excellence. It has programmes which are broad in scope, open and accessible to all. [+]

Bachelor of Science Degrees in Social Sciences in Africa 2018. College of Arts and Social Sciences The department of Economics and Development Studies was one of departments created in 1999 at the inception of Igbinedion University Okada. The curriculum for the department was prepared through the combined efforts of eminent professors in Economics engaged as consultants and pioneer staff of the department. Since 1999 the curriculum has been implemented to achieve the goal of graduating sound Economists with Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Development Studies in line with the philosophy and objectives of establishing the Department. The Department of Political Science & Public Administration of Igbinedion University as one of the foundation departments of the university is a unique department that from its inception has charted distinct pathways to academic excellence. It has programmes which are broad in scope, open and accessible to all. The Department from its inception in October 1999 developed a programme that transcended the traditional restrictions of learning in similar departments in other Universities, thus transcending all social divides of the time. It is truly a department for anyone who is qualified and open to study in its core vocational areas. The Department today is a comprehensive research department that interweaves the main elements of similar departments of any Ivy League university with an unusually strong public service mission. Many words can be used to describe the nature of this Department as a whole: complex, creative, entrepreneurial, eminent, and engaged. Programmes of study are... [-]

BSc in International Relations and Strategic Studies

Igbinedion University, Okada
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years March 2018 Nigeria Benin City

The programme is also aimed at producing graduates who understand, appreciate and comprehend the burning issues in International Relations and can find professional engagements and careers in diplomatic service, the security and intelligence agencies, multinational corporations, international organizations and the academia, in addition to those who will operate in private capacities. [+]

College of Arts and Social Sciences The department of Economics and Development Studies was one of departments created in 1999 at the inception of Igbinedion University Okada. The curriculum for the department was prepared through the combined efforts of eminent professors in Economics engaged as consultants and pioneer staff of the department. Since 1999 the curriculum has been implemented to achieve the goal of graduating sound Economists with Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Development Studies in line with the philosophy and objectives of establishing the Department. The Department of International Relations and Strategic Studies is one of the Departments of the College of Arts and Social Sciences in Igbinedion University, Okada. Igbinedion University is the Premier Private University in Nigeria, with Certificate No. 001 issued on April 20, 1999. The primary objective of the University is to advance knowledge, wisdom, and understanding through dedicated research, teaching and service to the community, nation and humanity. The university’s vision is to become a centre of academic excellence through focused teaching and research that respond to communal and global human needs. While its mission is to be among the best and most successful Universities in the world. The founding father of the University and its Chancellor and Visitor., Chief (Dr.) Sir Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion was partly motivated by the need to bequeath to present and future generations of Nigerians, University Education of International Standard with regular and uninterrupted academic calendar as obtains outside Nigeria and the need to nurture a university... [-]

B.Sc. in International Relations and Global Affairs

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Italy Milan Rome Piacenza Ghana Accra Cremona + 5 more

Are you interested in learning about different societies, cultural traditions, and institutions around the world? Do you wonder why some countries are wealthier than others? Some are in peace and others at war? Are you interested in learning how international disputes may be peacefully resolved? Would you like to understand how different regional... [+]

Bachelor of Science Degrees in Social Sciences in Africa 2018. Are you interested in learning about different societies, cultural traditions, and institutions around the world? Do you wonder why some countries are wealthier than others? Some are in peace and others at war? Are you interested in learning how international disputes may be peacefully resolved? Would you like to understand how different regional civilizations have evolved and how these characteristics continue to affect societies today? The B.Sc. in International Relations and Global Affairs (IRGA) is a unique program combining history and political science, economics and law, sociology and psychology. These topics create a coherent interdisciplinary curriculum that allows students to develop their understanding of how people, groups, countries, and international organizations interact in different parts of the world. Learning objectives IRGA allows students to develop an interdisciplinary knowledge of political, economic, historic, sociological and legal aspect of complex international issues. Studying how these disciplines approach, define and analyze international relations gives our students a sound basis for graduate studies. It also provides students with essential skills to conduct interdisciplinary research and collaboration, and the tools to understanding complex situations. The program’s interdisciplinary approach searches below the language of economics and law to perceive the historical, social and political concerns that are really at stake, and vice versa. The School of Political and Social Sciences The School of Political and Social Science holds a long tradition as it was one of the first schools to be established at Università Cattolica in... [-]