ATAR cut-off
60.20
72.00 (Median ATAR)
60.10
72.00 (Median ATAR)
About ATARs
International entry requirement

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 8 years maximum.

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.0
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

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Duration

3 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

UON program code: 10716
CRICOS code: 014637C

The core courses available when you study a Social Science degree include:

  • applied social research (including an applied social research project)
  • ethical debates in the social sciences
  • organisational management and social behaviour
  • policy development, program management and evaluation
  • professional practice and key debates in the social sciences
  • social analysis: key perspectives in the social sciences
  • society and culture

In addition to your core courses, you have the opportunity to choose from 11 major areas of study to diversify your learning and career pathways. You can also undertake elective courses outside the Bachelor of Social Science.

Majors

Choose from a wide array of courses and majors. A major allows you to gain detailed skills and a strong understanding of key principles in your chosen speciality. You can also expand your career opportunities by choosing to take a double major - any combination of two majors is possible.

Advanced study options

If you want to get an employment edge and open yourself up to higher salaries and positions, you could consider an additional year of study and complete your Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) degree. Students use the program as a spring board to secure innovative and exciting roles.

The Honours program will help refine your practical research skills. Over the year you will be complete a research project focusing on a specific topic or problem.

The benefits of completing your Honours degree include:

  • you will develop high level analytical and research skills, along with expertise in your research area
  • you will set yourself apart in the highly competitive, global job market
  • we have extensive facilities and generous scholarships are offered to Honours students
  • you will make a significant and original contribution to your chosen field
  • you set the foundation for further postgraduate research such as a Research Higher Degree or Masters by coursework.

Social Science (Honours) program handbook

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