What is CASSR?
Certificate in Applied Social Science Research is an interdisciplinary embedded Certificate is aimed at developing students' research skills in the social sciences through a combination of course work and hands-on research experience. The Certificate is open to undergraduate students across Faculties, but is primarily geared towards those enrolled in the Faculty of Arts. Completion of the Certificate provides students with marketable skills and experiences in applied social research and strong preparation for graduate study in the social sciences or other employment pathways.
Through a combination of coursework and experiential learning, this Certificate will provide a strong methodological background for students seeking further education in the social sciences or health sciences. The Certificate's experiential component also provides hands-on learning experiences through which students can develop practical research and critical thinking skills that are in demand among employers and policymakers.