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    Social Science

    Social science has many branches, each of which is considered a "social science". The main social sciences include economics, political science, human geography, demography and sociology.

    A degree in social sciences combines the investigation of human, social, cultural, economic and political behaviour with scientific methods. Students explore the complex relationships between humans, society and the environment. They are introduced to a combination of theoretical, data-based and hands-on research to understand and develop solutions to the complex problems that shape the world around us.

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