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Graduate With A
Head Start

94%* of SMU graduates secured jobs with high
starting salaries within six months of graduation

*Source: Graduate Employment Survey 2017



  • 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

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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 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 2017
BSocSc (Political Science)
Analyst at Aon Hewitt

SMU Social Science encourages a critical mind and effective communication - both of these are applicable in any and every workplace

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 2013
BSocSc (PSYC and OBHR)
Research Officer

The knowledge learnt in school allowed me to mature in my thought process, and provided a solid foundation from which to build my career.


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