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Social Sciences degrees

Social sciences study the human society and its individual behaviours and relationships. Classical study areas in this field are sociology, economics, psychology and political science. This already illustrates the wide variety of research in the social sciences. However, they have a similar approach in conducting research which is quite different from the methodologies used in natural sciences. By combining several methodologies and quantitative as well as qualitative research, students gain insight into various aspects of human society.

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Study a PhD's degree in South Africa

The Republic of South Africa is the southernmost country in Africa. It has the strongest economy in Africa, and has an internationally strong higher education system. Its executive capital is Pretoria, though Bloemfontein is it�s judicial capital and Cape Town is the legislative capital. The largest city is Johannesburg.

Explore over 11 English-taught PhD Programmes in Social Sciences from top universities and colleges in South Africa. Find out about what you should expect to learn during a Social Sciences degree. Read essential facts about studying a PhD's in South Africa and international student life in the country. Compare your options and pick the best PhD's in Social Sciences offered by South African universities and colleges.
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