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Western Sydney University

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Bachelor of Social Science (Child and Community)

  • Bachelor

The society we live in is diverse, complex and fascinating. If you're interested in what makes the world around you tick and are also passionate about the issues facing families and children, then our online Bachelor of Social Science (Child and Community) is for you.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time
Study Mode
Online
Intake Months
Feb, Jun, Sep
Domestic Fees
$19,680 total

About this course

The society we live in is diverse, complex and fascinating. If you're interested in what makes the world around you tick and are also passionate about the issues facing families and children, then our online Bachelor of Social Science (Child and Community) is for you.

Western Sydney University's Bachelor of Social Science (Child and Community) gives you the foundation to build a career in human services, with a particular focus on skills to support children and families. Understand how contemporary issues and needs impact a child's development and the community.

A passport into the world of social science, this degree gives you the knowledge to develop your confidence and competence in the field.

Entry requirements

There are many ways you can gain entry into a degree through Western Sydney University Online. We accept any one of the following, provided you meet the minimum requirements relating to that criteria:

  • Cert IV, in any field
  • Completion or partial completion of tertiary study
  • Work experience, in any industry (assessed on a case by case basis)
  • Completion of Year 12 HSC (or equivalent), with a minimum required ATAR
  • Tertiary Preparation Certificate (TPC)
  • Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)

Western Sydney University's Inherent Requirements

Study locations

Online

Career pathways

Social Advocate

Work on behalf of disadvantaged social groups to further social justice.

Research Assistant

Use multiple streams of data to gather information for social change projects.

Community Development Officer

Bring about social change and improve the quality of life within a community.

Juvenile Justice Worker

Provide counselling, supervision or management to young people detained in a facility.