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Bachelor of Social Science Honours

Course code K85

Enhances students' knowledge and research skills which can be applied in the varied professional roles in community services.

Candidates are accepted in fields such as Children and Family Studies, Community Work, Disability Studies, Women's Studies and Youth Work.

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

K85

Fees

Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $6,700

See Fees and Scholarships for further information.

Duration

1 year full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

See Course Details for further information.

Early closing date 14-02-2020

This course has an early closing date for applications. To avoid disappointment, we recommend you apply by this date.

Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

K85

CRICOS code

052062M

Fees

International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $32,200

See Fees and Scholarships for further information.

Duration

1 year full-time or part-time equivalent

See Course Details for further information.

Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

See Course Details for further information.

Early closing date 14-02-2020

This course has an early closing date for applications. To avoid disappointment, we recommend you apply by this date.

Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Applications for this course are not accepted through ECU's Experience Based Entry Scheme.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester 1: Study part-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester 2: Study part-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester 1: Study part-time Online

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester 2: Study part-time Online

Course Structure

Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
CSV5112Preparation of Thesis Proposal20
RES5115Research Preparation: Principles and Approaches20
CSV5104Special Study 2 in Community Services20
Year 1 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
CSV5113Thesis Development20
CSV5114Thesis Development20
CSV5115Thesis Development20

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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

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Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $6,700 *

* Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

AUD $32,200 *

* International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

Scholarships

ECU has a scholarship program that provides many opportunities each year to students undertaking studies here.

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Career Opportunities

Possible future job titles

Policy Maker, Community Health Officer, Practitioners in the Community and Public Sector, Child Care Worker, Child and Family Support Worker, Disability Services Worker, Disability Project Officer, Disability Policy Officer, Youth Worker, Women's Refuge Worker, Women's Health Centre Project Officer, Multicultural Project Officer, Community Centre Co-ordinator, Sexual Assault Education Officer, Community Housing Project Officer, Trade Union Advocate, Social Program Evaluator, Graduate Officer in Public Service Agencies (e.g. Department of Community Development, Department of Child Protection, Department of Health, Disability Services Commission, Women's Policy Office, Department of Youth, Sport and Recreation), Family Welfare Officer, Early Childhood and Care Educator, Childrens' Services Coordinator, Coordinator of Parent and Early Intervention Programs, Children and Family Services Coordinator

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"Passionate about people? Study Social Science"
Alfred KoechSocial Science student

Social Science is the scientific study of human society and social relationships. It's a broad discipline that can lead to a range of career directions.

In this video Alfred Koech talks about his experiences as a Social Science student at ECU. Alfred came here from Kenya to study and to pursue his passion – working with people.

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