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Swinburne University of Technology

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Bachelor of Social Science With a Major in Behavioural Studies

  • Bachelor

If you consider yourself a 'people person' and human behaviour interests you, consider the Bachelor of Social Studies majoring in Behavioural Studies.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time
Study Mode
Online
Intake Months
Mar, Jul, Nov

About this course

If you consider yourself a 'people person' and human behaviour interests you, consider the Bachelor of Social Studies majoring in Behavioural Studies.

This degree with give you the skills to analyse the behaviour, relationships and motivations of people around you. These skills will open up a wide choice of prospective industries and work environments, such as family counselling, social work or human resources.

If you have a specific interest in becoming a psychologist, you should consider our APAC-accredited Bachelor of Psychological Sciences.

Entry requirements

Non-Year 12 entry

Completion or partial completion of an approved tertiary qualification (including diplomas, advanced diplomas, associate degrees and degrees). Additional performance criteria and prerequisite requirements may also apply.

Students admitted to the course with prior tertiary studies that satisfy part of the academic requirements of this course may be eligible for academic credit of up to 16 units.

Applicants without a formal qualification but with significant and relevant work experience and appropriate English language skills, or a suitable Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) result, will be considered if they can demonstrate that they can undertake the course with a reasonable prospect of success.

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The University may determine selection criteria and restrictions in respect of courses to apply in addition to these entry requirements.

Year 12 entry

Successful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate or international Year 12 qualification.

VCE Pre-requisites
  • Applicants must meet the associated minimum ATAR score
  • Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL

If you are applying as an international student, please view the English Language Requirements.

Study locations

Off-Campus

Online