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94% of our SMU graduates secured employment before
graduation and within the first six months of graduation.*

Application for AY2017/18 intake will open in Oct 2016.

*Source: Graduate Employment Survey 2015


  • Employment outcomes in a diverse range of industries – Consulting,
    Corporate Communication, Education, Entrepreneurship, Finance,
    Human Resources, Marketing, and Public Service

  • Placement in top postgraduate programmes – Harvard, Cornell,
    London School of Economics, and Oxford

  • Multiple job offers with highly competitive starting salaries


  • Three interrelated disciplines - Psychology, Political Science,
    and Sociology

  • Combination of both breadth and depth of knowledge
  • Freedom to add a second major or pursue a double degree


  • Interactive seminar-style pedagogy
  • Education outside the classroom – Overseas Study Missions,
    SMU-X Courses, Exchange Programmes, Summer School, 
    Internships, and Community Service Projects

  • Opportunities for collaboration with world-class
    faculty members – Research Assistantships, Senior
    Thesis Projects, Co-Authored Publications


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  • Creating thought leaders to bridge businesses
    governments and civil society

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Student Stories

At School of Social Sciences, we transform lives. Check out our featured students.

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Graduating Class of 2018
Majoring in Political Science

It was amazing to experience a place I typically wouldn't have gotten to explore and meet individuals that live such different lives from my own.

Graduating Class of 2017
Double Degree in Social Science and Business Management
Majoring in Psychology and Organisational Behaviour & Human Resource

Learning about Social Sciences has taught me to analyse and critique what's going on in the world, and to make informed choices that can help shape the future.

Graduating Class of 2018
Majoring in Political Science and Analytics

I’ve been given many opportunities in SMU’s Social Sciences – in leadership and academics especially – and that was exactly what I was seeking in my university life.

Graduate Stories

At School of Social Sciences, we transform lives. Check out our featured graduates.

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Class of 2016
BSocSc (PSYC and MKTG)
Marketing Executive Working at Resorts World Sentosa

The many projects and presentations have also molded me into someone more confident, outspoken and able to communicate better

Class of 2016
BSocSc (Political Science)
Management Associate Working at Singapore Tourism Board

My recent Sociology Study Mission to Guangzhou allowed me to understand the people and society there on a far deeper level than I would as a tourist

Class of 2015
BSocSc (SOCG and PPPM)
Graduate Trainee working at UBS AG

I was exposed to a wide variety of ideas, theories and paradigms that I would probably never have come across


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20 Nov 2016

Staying secure when terror looms

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19 Nov 2016

In a funk over Trump

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