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  • 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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Student Stories

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

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Graduating Class of 2020
Majoring in Politics, Law and Economics (PLE)

Coming from a business background, I was seeking for a degree that will broaden my knowledge and analytical skills.

Graduating Class of 2020
Majoring in Political Science and Public Policy and Public Management

SMU’s multidisciplinary approach to social sciences therefore best equips me for the real world.

Graduating Class of 2019
Majoring in Sociology and Arts and Culture Management

I am extremely fortunate to have been given many opportunities here at SMU that have helped me develop holistically.

Graduate Stories

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

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Class of 2013
BSocSc (PSYC and OBHR)
Human Resource Executive

Through the SOSS experience, I gained a better understanding of world and social issues.

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

Class of 2016
BSocSc (POSC and Corp Comm)
Business Analyst Working at Global Fashion Group

My study of social sciences, with a core focus in the field of Political Science, has proved to be an integral one as it provided me with a more well-rounded and multi-faceted perspective, and is highly applicable to my career


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28 Nov 2018

Book details integrated approach to help poor families in rental flats

Photo credits to Behavioural Sciences Institute...

27 Nov 2018

Here's why intelligent people are happiest alone

SMU Associate Professor of Psychology...

27 Nov 2018

A healthy workplace requires employers' cooperation to fight diabetes

At a panel discussion at the Ministerial Conference on...


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