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Diploma in Social Science

This course is available only to international students.

DipSocSc

80 cp

Minimum duration: 1 year full-time.

Course available at:
Brisbane Queensland
Melbourne Victoria

Certificate in Social Science
(Exit qualification – International students only)
CertSocSc

40 cp
Minimum duration: 6 months full-time.

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed year 12 or equivalent.

2 Requirements for Completion of the Diploma

To qualify for the Diploma, a student must complete 80 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 60 cp from Core Units; and
  2. 20 cp from Electives.

3. Exit Point

A student who has completed the following requirements may exit from the course with the Certificate in Social Science:

40 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 20 cp from Core Units; and
  2. 20 cp from Electives.

Schedule of Unit Offerings

Click here for Unit Descriptions

Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

Core Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
ENGL105 10 English Language Communication Skills
ETHN107 10 Australian Society
PSYC100 10 Psychology A
PSYC101 10 Psychology B
SOCS100 10 Introduction to Sociology
SOCS108 10 Contemporary Society and Change

Electives

Other units selected from the Schedule of Unit Offerings for the Bachelor of Social Science degree (subject to campus availability, unit limitations and provided that prerequisite and co-requisite requirements are met).


1A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.

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