UAC Undergraduate Course Description

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Undergraduate course description table
CourseCampusType of
UAC codePattern of
Course start dateMajor offer round
B Social Science Newcastle – Callaghan CSP 484050 3F/EqP 60.00 23 Feb 2015
27 Jul 2015
21 Jan 2015
24 Jun 2015
B Social Science Central Coast – Ourimbah CSP 484060 3F/EqP 60.10 23 Feb 2015
27 Jul 2015
21 Jan 2015
24 Jun 2015

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, community welfare and human services, history, human geography and the environment, human resource management and industrial relations, leisure and tourism management, linguistics, politics and international relations, psychology studies, sociology and anthropology. Not all majors are available at both campuses. Minor studies: Students can undertake electives in courses outside the program provided they 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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Applicants should note that under the revised Australian Qualifications Framework some programs with Honours are four year programs available with direct entry and other programs are three year end-on Honours programs that require a 3 year Bachelor degree for admission. Check the course descriptions carefully.

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