B.Sc. (Hons) in Computational Social Sciences

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The Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Honors in Computational Social Sciences program is designed to address the growing need for individuals who can bridge the gap between traditional social sciences and the ever-expanding world of data-driven analysis and technology. This program is a response to the evolving landscape of social research and problem-solving, which increasingly relies on computational methods, data analysis, and interdisciplinary approaches. In today’s data-driven society, technology and data analytics have become integral to understanding social phenomena. The B.Sc. in Computational Social Sciences program recognizes the importance of equipping students with the skills to collect, analyze, and interpret data in the context of societal issues.

Many contemporary societal challenges are complex and interconnected, requiring interdisciplinary solutions. This program fosters a multidisciplinary approach by combining elements of computer science, mathematics, social sciences, and data analysis to address real-world problems effectively. There is a growing demand for professionals who can apply computational techniques to sociological questions in various sectors. Graduates of this program will be well-prepared to work in government agencies, research organizations, non-profits, private industry, and other sectors where data-driven insights are crucial. Computational methods allow for the analysis of large datasets, enabling researchers to gain deeper insights into social phenomena. This program empowers students with the tools and methodologies to conduct rigorous social research, contributing to advancements in the field.

The B.Sc. (Hons.) in Computational Social Sciences program places a strong emphasis on critical thinking and problem-solving. Students will learn to approach complex social issues analytically and develop data-driven solutions. The curriculum is designed to provide practical skills that are directly applicable to real-world scenarios. Students will gain hands-on experience with data analysis tools, programming languages, and computational techniques, preparing them for a seamless transition into the workforce. The program offers internship opportunities, both domestically and internationally, to allow students to apply their skills in real-world settings. This practical experience will enhance their understanding of how computational methods can address social challenges. 

The B.Sc. (Hons.) in Computational Social Sciences program is designed to meet the evolving needs of society by equipping students with the skills and knowledge required to address complex social issues using cutting-edge computational tools and interdisciplinary approaches. This program is aimed at producing graduates who are not only well-versed in social sciences but also proficient in harnessing the power of data and technology to drive positive societal change.


  1. To equip learners to analyse social realities using technology.
  2. To provide access to diverse possibilities for reshaping social sciences.
  3. To encourage learners to generate new ideas through interdisciplinary approach.
  4. To cultivate a sense of ethical responsibility in learners, ensuring that their advancements in computational social sciences contribute positively to societal well-being.



  • Rs.150000 Per Annum


  1. Learn how social sciences and technology work together.
  2. Focus on practical experience for effective understanding.
  3. Renowned faculty including professors of practice and professors of eminence.
  4. Use the newest tools and methods in computational studies.
  5. Get experience with coding and technical work in labs.
  6. Flexibility in opting for courses and Tracks
  7. Unique teaching pedagogies, co-curricular activities and extra-curricular activities for holistic development.
  8. Finish your studies with a capstone project/​dissertation, applying what you’ve learned.
  9. Practical knowledge through internships, connecting studies with real jobs.


1 Prof. A F Mathew, Professor, Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode.

2. Prof. Antony Palackal, Professor of Sociology, University of Kerala.

3. Dr. Manisha Rao, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Mumbai.

Intake: 60

Career Path: Entrepreneurship, Data Analyst/​Scientist, Civil Services, Policy Analyst, Market Research Analyst, Non-profit Sector Roles, Consultant, Research Assistant/​Associate, Community and Social Services Manager, Social Media Analyst/​Manager, Public Relations Specialist, Human Resources Analyst etc.



Candidate must have passed 10+2/PUC from a recognized state or central board with a of 50 per cent in their qualifying exam. These courses are open to students from the Arts, Commerce and Science streams.

Note: Foundational Knowledge of Statistics and/​or Mathematics will be important but not mandatory.

(4−6 weeks bridge program will be given to the admitted students, in absence of the foundational knowledge)

Fees & Scholarships

Rs. 150,000 Per Annum