UAC Undergraduate Course Description

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B Social Science 1

University of Newcastle

CampusType of
UAC codePattern of attendance 2013 cut-offStart dateMajor offer round
Newcastle – Callaghan CSP  480870  3F/EqP 60.15 3 Mar 2014
28 Jul 2014
16 Jan 2014
11 Jun 2014
Central Coast – Ourimbah CSP  480880  3F/EqP 60.45 3 Mar 2014
28 Jul 2014
16 Jan 2014
11 Jun 2014

For information about when you'll need to apply to be considered in each offer round refer to UAC applications and offer round dates. Check the course search for the most recent final closing date.

Recommended studies: English (Advanced); For Psychology: Mathematics.

Major studies: Aboriginal studies, anthropology, community welfare and human services, economic policy analysis, film, media and cultural studies, gender studies, historical studies, human geography, industrial relations and human resource management, leisure and tourism studies, linguistics, philosophical and religious studies, politics and policy, psychology, and sociology. Not all majors are available at both campuses. Minor studies: You can undertake electives in courses outside the program provided you meet the assumed knowledge requirements.

Honours: Available as an additional year to meritorious students.

Career opportunities: Examples include administration within local, state and Commonwealth government bodies and non-government organisations; research in organisations undertaking social research, welfare work, community development; and, with further qualification, teaching.

Additional information: Note: Not all majors are available at both campuses

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