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Diploma of Applied Social Science

Cricos Code: 097402B

What is Applied Social Science?

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.

This course is delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd, ABN 99 154 937 005, RTO 41343, CRICOS 03389E.

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Key Information

Where can I study

Where can I study

Sydney

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.

Start Dates

Next intake is on 16 Sep 19

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Workload

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.

Course Duration

7 months accelerated

1 year full-time

2 years maximum part-time

Why Study At Torrens

We provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your career goals.

FLEXIBILITY TO SUIT YOUR SCHEDULE

You control your workload, how and where you study. Choose to study full-time, part-time, or accelerate your study to graduate sooner. You will always be supported, whether you are studying on-campus or online.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT WHEN YOU GRADUATE?
Upon graduation, you’ll be qualified for entry level roles in the counselling and community service sector, and be eligible to move into further study with advanced standing.
PERSONALISED APPROACH
Small class sizes designed for collaboration to fast-track your development in a supportive environment where you will know your peers and lecturers personally. Your success coach will focus on improving your employability, and their inside information will give you the edge you need to get ahead of the competition.

"I love so many things about the university."

- Rubens Abreu, Student of
"The teachers are so highly skilled and experienced. I love that the classes are smaller than the conventional big Universities, it opens a space for discussion and to better connect with other students and lecturers."
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WHAT TO EXPECT

You’re already interested in health and nutrition and love to get to the bottom of complex concepts. We’ll provide all the in-depth knowledge you need to make a positive difference to people and society. You’ll get a solid understanding in anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, nutritional policy, diet, and disease. You’ll also study specialist subjects like public health nutrition and a special populations project allowing you to gain real industry skills which means you'll graduate ready for the workforce.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Social policy
  • Understanding societies
  • Human development across the lifespan
  • Counselling skills

How will you study

Fit everything in with flexible online options and study when it suits you.

How much

Find out more about course fees and financial support – and for personalised advice, just ask.

Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.

HOW CAN I PAY?

PAYMENT OPTIONS

1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)

FEE HELP

If you are an eligible student you may choose to defer some, or all, of your tuition fees through FEE-HELP. And as we are a university you can also take advantage of no loan fees on FEE-HELP when you study with us.
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SCHOLARSHIPS

Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
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Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?
PAYMENT OPTIONS
1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)
SCHOLARSHIPS
Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
VIEW SCHOLARSHIPS
Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
HOW CAN I PAY?
Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?

Can I Apply

Before you get started with your course application, check you meet all the requirements listed below.

Year 12 or equivalent with ATAR 50 Applicants are eligible to be considered for a place in a Torrens University Australia undergraduate program if they have one of the following:
  • A completed higher education qualification at AQF level 5 (diploma) or above, or equivalent, from an Australian University or another accredited higher education provider
  • Successful completion of at least 1 EFTSL (equivalent full time student load, or one full year) of an AQF level 6 (Associate Degree) or above, or equivalent, from an Australian University or another accredited higher education provider
  • A completed vocational education qualification at AQF level 4 (Certificate IV) or above, or equivalent, from a registered training organisation (RTO)
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This course is available to students who require a visa to study onshore in Australia. Approved English tests include: • Equivalent IELTS 5.5 (Academic) with no skills band less than 5.0
Year 12 or equivalent with ATAR 50 Applicants are eligible to be considered for a place in a Torrens University Australia undergraduate program if they have one of the following:
  • A completed higher education qualification at AQF level 5 (diploma) or above, or equivalent, from an Australian University or another accredited higher education provider
  • Successful completion of at least 1 EFTSL (equivalent full time student load, or one full year) of an AQF level 6 (Associate Degree) or above, or equivalent, from an Australian University or another accredited higher education provider
  • A completed vocational education qualification at AQF level 4 (Certificate IV) or above, or equivalent, from a registered training organisation (RTO)
View full course admission information
This course is available to students who require a visa to study onshore in Australia. Approved English tests include: • Equivalent IELTS 5.5 (Academic) with no skills band less than 5.0

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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.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

We prepare international students with the skills and knowledge to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences.

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