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A global workplace.

94% of SMU graduates secured jobs within the first
six months of graduation, with high starting salaries.

Source: Joint Graduate Employment Survey 2016



  • 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 2020
Double Degree in Social Science and Business Management
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 2019
Majoring in Psychology and Organisational Behaviour & Human Resource

Studying social sciences completely changed the way I see the world.

Graduating Class of 2018
Majoring in Sociology and International and Asian Studies

Social sciences gave me more knowledge of myself and the world, and made me look at them differently.

Graduate Stories

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

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Class of 2017
BSocSc (Sociology)
Analyst at Mercer Singapore

Social Sciences was the best fit for me in learning how to tackle such questions, and broadening my perspectives in how I can frame the world I live in

Class of 2015
BSocSc (PSYC and PPPM)
Policy Officer

Social sciences has taught me to approach a real-world problem from multiple perspectives, engage in critical analysis and most importantly, leading me to craft in-depth, well-thought out solutions.

Class of 2013
BSocSc (Political Science)
Working at Save the Children International

The exposure I received in SOSS and SMU as a whole, coupled with the intensive academic training, have broadened my perspective and sharpened my ability to analyze, reason and articulate coherently.


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