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Bachelor of Social Science

Undergraduate | ECU-SSC-DEG | 2024

Support people’s wellbeing and improve their communities

Explore how societies work and how you can make positive change. Through the lens of social justice and human rights, look at policy, diversity, and community development. Specialise in children and family studies, or human services and community work.

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Study method
100% online study with practicum placement
100% online
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3 years full time or part time equivalent
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Bachelor of Social Science

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Career opportunities

This course prepares graduates for working with people and communities, and being able to specialise in family support, community work and community development.

Possible future job titles:

Community Worker, Community Development Officer, Policy Officer, Family Support Officer, Parent Education Coordinator, Project Officer.

Professional recognition

The Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA) have accredited this course. To meet the professional accreditation requirements with ACWA, students must undertake certain units including 400 hours in the community and social science field.

Career outlook

Aged and Disabled Carers:
$60K to $74K
Policy and Planning Managers:
Over $120K
Social Workers:
$75K to $93K
Welfare Support Workers:
$75K to $93K
Welfare, Recreation and Community Arts Workers:
$75K to $93K

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