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Humanities & social science degrees
Humanities & social science subjects
- Associate Degree in Applied Technologies (Cyber Security)
- Associate Degree in Applied Science (Fermentation and Separation)
- Undergraduate Certificate in Agriculture
- Undergraduate Certificate in Applied Technologies
- Bachelor of Science (Psychological Science)
- Bachelor of Science (Sustainability)
- Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Science
- Bachelor of Science (Geography and Environment)
- Bachelor of Psychological Science and Bachelor of Science
- Undergraduate Certificate in Sustainable Living
- Diploma of Sustainable Living
- Undergraduate Certificate in Fermentation
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