If you’re ready to embark on a challenging, rewarding and meaningful career in the community/public service sector, studying a Bachelor of Social Science at Edith Cowan University is a fantastic place to start.
This course will help you broaden your understanding of the way people, communities and societies function. You’ll develop a wide knowledge base and a range of skills to prepare you for important roles and exciting careers within the community. You’ll specialise in a particular area through a choice of three majors: Children and Family Studies, Community Work and Human Services, and will complete a professional placement unit to give you vital hands-on experience.
Offered both online and on-campus at ECU Joondalup, this course is accredited by the Australian Community Workers Association. Majors offered include Human Services, Community Work, Children and Family Studies. Please note that as part of the Human Services major you are required to attend on-campus activities: one, four-day intensive workshop in your second year; two, four-day intensive workshops in your final year (timing is based on full-time study).
After just three years of full-time study (or six years part-time), you’ll graduate ready to take the first steps on a fulfilling career path and really make a difference to society.