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Bachelor of Social and Community Studies - 150JA

Course Code: 150JA
Course Version: 1
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Discipline(s): Academic Program Area - Education
UAC Code: 364004
CRICOS Code: 071082E
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0


This course is designed for students interested in working in the human and community service sectors. This is one of the fastest growing industries and is evolving rapidly to meet the changing environmental, economic, social and cultural demands facing individuals, families and communities. This qualification provides students with a theoretical and practical basis to work as effective community change agents across a broad range of sectors and issues in both government and non-government organisations. The course covers areas such as human learning and development, adult and community education, ethics, change theory, social research and concludes with a year long applied field project. The course has two areas of specialization in counselling studies and community development.


Current and Commencing Students
Please contact the Faculty office on (02) 6201 2400 or email for all course enquiries
Prospective Students
Please email or telephone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226) Further details can be obtained from the faculty site http //

Admission Requirements

Normal UC requirements for admission to an undergraduate course.

Assumed Knowledge

No knowledge is assumed for this course.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Notes for Domestic Applicants

Closed to domestic admissions in 2012.

Notes for International Applicants

Open to international admissions in semester 1 2012.

Course Requirements

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In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course


Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Social and Community Studies B Soc&CommunitySt

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

This course is closed to new admissions. Please contact the Faculty via the enquiries details below for other course options.

Graduate Employment

Graduates of the course find employment in a wide range of settings in areas such as client support and advocacy services, community development, policy development, program management or planning and within community organisations as service coordinators, project officers or community workers.

Special Class Delivery Details

Students undertake two field placements which can be taken locally, nationally or internationally.

Course Duration

Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.


High performing students may be eligible to enrol in the Bachelor of Social and Community Studies (Honours)


  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

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