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Take the first step in an exciting, people-focused career by studying this flexible Diploma of Applied Social Science course.
Designed for students seeking an introduction to social sciences, this foundation course covers key areas of social analysis, sociological theory, social methods and social policy, and equips students with the skills and knowledge required to start an exciting and challenging new career working to develop our society.
In this course, you'll have the opportunity to study a range of social sciences and methods, including counselling, sociology, social research and social policy development. A variety of assessment options, including quizzes and reflective work, will equip you with the skills, knowledge and critical interpersonal skills required to work in this dynamic, people-focused sector.
With an accelerated study option, you could complete this qualification within seven months. Part-time study is also available.
If you're seeking an exciting and challenging career, this qualification will help you take your first step.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
For international students, English language proficiency to equivalent IELTS 6.5 (academic) with no skills band less than 5.5 is also required.
In this community services course, the subjects you may study include:
As a student of the Jansen Newman Institute, you will receive extensive student support from your course advisor and mentor.
Have one-on-one study support to help you create goals, study plans and develop strong study skills. You will also have access to over 70 million articles from one of the largest online libraries in Australia!
JNI are all about creating a supportive learning environment to help you thrive! Dedicated Learning and Academic Skills (LAS) support staff are on hand help you be more effective in your study and build your skills. From writing essays and reports to goal setting and exam prep – they’ll guide you through it all (available online and on campus).
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Diploma of Applied Social Science from Jansen Newman Institute.
The first step in an exciting career working in social sciences, this qualification will enable you to seek employment in a wide range of roles in the social sciences and social policy sectors, including working in community health care, social policy development and research, and interpersonal care.
This qualification will introduce you to theories and approaches of a range of social sciences. After completing this qualification, you may choose to specialise your knowledge and build on your qualification by undertaking further study in sociology, social research or public policy development.
Wondering where a career in community services could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
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