Western Sydney University

Bachelor of Social Science (Advanced)

Western Sydney University
Institution rating
4.1
Duration
From 3 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
On-campus
Next start date
July

Why study this course

This program is available to high performing students and is comprised of an 8 unit Social Science core, an 8 unit social science major, 4 units of advanced study and 4 electives or an optional international placement. The advanced units encourage students to develop leadership skills, by extending their capacity for critical and creative thinking, and by providing work experience in relevant fields. It sees to equip students with the interdisciplinary and specialist skills and knowledge, and real world experience that a new graduate needs to be competitive in the workforce or undertake further studies. Students gain automatic entry into The Academy.

Entry requirements

Year 12 (senior secondary certificate)

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Liverpool City
  • Parramatta South
  • Penrith

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit Western Sydney University's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit Western Sydney University's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Western Sydney University can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.


Visit Western Sydney University's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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What are students saying?

Bachelor of Social Science (Advanced)
Western Sydney University
4.1
(12 reviews)
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Published Sep 2018
Bachelor of Social ScienceWestern Sydney University
Graduation date2015
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
The course it self was sufficient. courses were structured and material beneficial. Would of liked to have on the job training or work experience.
Published Jul 2018
Bachelor of Social ScienceWestern Sydney University
Graduation date2016
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
I found the lecturers had none to little practical experience and used case studies as their experience which usually came from American sources. When I entered the field I felt Ill prepared as Australia does things different.
Published Jul 2018
Bachelor of Social ScienceWestern Sydney University
Graduation date2018
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
I think the course is right for what I was looking to achieve. Although it was tough completing it with other commitments, however it is worth the pain and decision I took about this course.

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Find out more about this course

Bachelor of Social Science (Advanced)

You may wish to discuss the following with Western Sydney University:

  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
Course information on this page has not been endorsed by the education provider.

Bachelor of Social Science (Advanced)