Western Sydney University
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Three years full-time or six years part-time
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Want to play your part in helping to shape the world around you? Start with the Bachelor of Social Science from Western Sydney University.
This course provides you with the relevant theoretical background and appetite for innovative thinking that's needed to adopt new techniques and apply them to research and writing. Study on-campus and be led by a team of experienced and passionate trainers who will help you understand issues in the complex, culturally diverse and ever-changing social environment of the 21st century.
Study what you love! During this course, you'll be able to choose your majors and sub-majors including Child and Community, Geography and Urban Studies, Heritage and Tourism, Peace & Development Studies, Sociology, and Criminology & Criminal Justice.
Learn from the best! Western Sydney University has been ranked in the Top 150 Universities for Sociology in 2018's QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Change starts with you, change starts today. Enquire about the Bachelor of Social Science from Western Sydney University.
Study Social Science with Western Sydney University
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Please note, students who opt to enrol in SSIP as alternate core/electives would be required to complete a Working with Children Check and medical clearance for Social Sciences International Placement (II): Placement unit.
In this social science course, the subjects you may study include:
Majors may include:
Electives may include:
When you join Western Sydney University you’re also joining an engaged online community of fellow students and academics, who are committed to helping you succeed during your studies.
Whether you're studying on-campus or online, students will have access to student advisors, specially trained online learning advisors, access to online assignment assistance to ensure your work is always on the right track, student welfare services including professional counselling, plus stay in touch with other students via WSU’s specially-built digital portal.
Upon successful completion of this course, you'll receive a Bachelor of Social Science from Western Sydney University.
This course will equip you with the interdisciplinary and specialist skills and knowledge that a new graduate would need on entering the workforce or on proceeding to advanced study.
Wondering where a career in social work could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Fees for this course vary depending on the units selected.
Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's HECS-HELP loan to cover all or part of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $45,881 (2019-20 income year).
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