Diploma in Applied Social Science

Undergraduate Course
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About This Course

The Diploma of Applied Social Science introduces you to the areas of social science and counselling or youth work. It will provide you with the fundamentals of social analysis and insights into human development and behaviour. It will orientate you to some research methodologies and social policies. This course is offered fully online unless you choose the Counselling Skills specialisation subject which needs to be done on campus.

Professional Outcomes

The Diploma of Applied Social Science prepares graduates for entry level roles in various community services and community development contexts which may include roles such as support worker, mentor, and project and/or group
assistant.

Successful completion of the Diploma guarantees entry into the Bachelor of Applied Social Science.

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Course Structure

8

Subject Totals

4

Core

+

2

Major

2

Christian Studies

CORE
  • Professional Communication Skills
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Working with Aboriginal Australians and Diaspora Communities
  • Theory & Practice of Group Work
MAJOR
  • Worldviews and Human Relationships
    OR
  • Theory & Practice of Youth Work
  • Counselling Skills
    OR
  • Youth Sector Orientation and Networking
CHRISTIAN STUDIES
  • Engaging the Christian Scriptures
    OR
  • Meaningful Living
  • Exploring Practices for Spiritual Formation

Where can I study?

You can study on-campus, online or a mix of both.
Adelaide – Millswood SA
Perth – Forrestfield WA
Offered fully online

How long does it take?

1 year full-time or part-time equivalent.

What do I need for entry?

60 ATAR

OR

Completion of Certificate IV or above

OR

Qualify for mature age entry

How much does it cost?

Learn more about
fees and available payment options.

When can I start?

Semester 1 – February
Semester 2 – July

Additional Information

COURSE CODES

Tabor: SS514S
SATAC: Not applicable

COURSE LEVEL
Undergraduate Course

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Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Email: enquiry@tabor.edu.au
Phone: 1300 482 267