Career Guide

Fields of Study: Social Sciences

by StudyMalaysia.com on March 17, 2017

Social Sciences

What’s It About ?

Social sciences is the study of human society and social relationships and the causes and modifications of behaviour attributed to individual differences, experience and environment.

The field is multidisciplinary and covers the understanding of human development, behaviour and interaction. Knowledge in this field help in solving and understanding many of the world's most pressing social problems and human conditions that can be examined politically, economically, culturally, historically, socially and psychologically.


Possible Occupations

  • Accountants
  • Business Analysts
  • Cartographers
  • Consumer Research Analysts
  • Counsellors
  • Community Service
  • Cultural Artefact Specialists
  • Managers
  • Diplomats
  • Economists
  • Financial Analysts
  • Foreign Service Agents
  • Financial Consultants
  • Field Archaeologists
  • Government Advisors
  • GIS Manager
  • International Business Analysts
  • Investment Bankers
  • Journalists
  • Lecturers
  • Lobbyists
  • Management Consultants
  • Market Researchers
  • Marketing Managers
  • Insurance Agents
  • Policy Advisors
  • Political Advisors
  • Political Scientists
  • Public Administrators
  • Psychologists
  • Researchers
  • Social Workers
  • Travel Guides
  • Teachers
  • Urban Planners
  • Writers
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Courses Offered In This Field
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List of Courses In Social Sciences

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Study In Malaysia: Economics Courses

Study In Malaysia: Economics Courses

Do you have good analytical and communication skills? Is critical thinking your A-game? If you're detail-oriented and have a flair for maths, plus have an interest in economic systems and how the world handles limited resources, then economics could be the degree you should be considering. Read more here.

Career Options in Social Sciences

What Can I Do With a Social Science Degree?

What Can I Do With a Social Science Degree?

Graduates of social science can use their knowledge and skills in a wide variety of occupations that include recreation, law enforcement, and human services. Some may also pursue a profession in areas such as law, public policy, business, social work or psychology. Learn more about social science here.

So You Wanna Be a Psychologist

So You Wanna Be a Psychologist

Psychologists study and conduct research on mental processes and behavior of human beings and apply this knowledge to increase understanding between individuals, groups, organisations, institutions, nations, and cultures. They do this by observing, interpreting, and recording how people and other animals relate to one another and the environment. Read more here.

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Source: Education Guide Malaysia 14th Ed.