A Diploma in Applied Social Science teaches you about social analysis, sociological theory, social research methods and social policy, while also gaining an insight into human development and human behaviour. Upon graduation, you’ll be qualified for entry-level roles in the counselling and community service sector, and be eligible to move into the further study with advanced standing.
Available Online. International students on a student visa must not enrol into any more than a third or 33% online subjects over their course and must study at least one subject that is face to face in each trimester.Please note that due to COVID-19, authorities have provided assurance that exceptions will be made to the usual face-to-face learning requirements.
Each subject includes a 3 hour lecture once a week for 12 weeks. International students on a student visa are required to study full time, i.e. the student must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year.
7 months accelerated
1 year full-time
2 years maximum part-time
We provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your career goals.
To graduate from the Diploma of Applied Social Science you must complete 8 subjects (80 credit points). All subjects are core, there are no elective subjects.
Fit everything in with flexible online options and study when it suits you.
Find out more about course fees and financial support – and for personalised advice, just ask.
Before you get started with your course application, check you meet all the requirements listed below.
Applying to Torrens is easy. Pick your start date, decide how you’d like to study, then apply online or give us a call and we’ll do it for you.