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Social Science with Honours, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) ,
The Bachelor of Science Social Science with Honours is course is designed to allow well-qualified graduates to extend their studies in the areas of Psychology or Sociology, either to improve their career prospects or to proceed to higher degree studies.

About

Completion of the degree to the standard of Honours Class II Division 2 or better is the normal mode of entry to the research degree of Master of Arts with Honours. Completion to the standard of Honours Class II Division 1 or better is the normal mode of entry to candidature for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

Graduates of honours in psychology are eligible to apply for Associate Membership of the Australian Psychological Society and provisional registration to practise as a psychologist and for admission to the professional Master of Psychology (Clinical) degree.

Career Opportunities

Entry to Masters level or Doctoral level research programs depends upon level of attainment. Graduates of honours in psychology are eligible for associate membership of the Australian Psychological Society and provisional registration as a psychologist and for admission to the professional Master of Psychology (Clinical) degree. Examples of other careers outside academia include positions in a wide range of public and private sector organisations, including roles as policy advisers, planning and research officers for state/federal government, market and social researchers, personnel officers and human resource management.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request

Programme Structure

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • apply advanced quantitative research techniques to real-world empirical data through statistical analysis and/or survey methodology, and judge the suitability of given methods to given applications; and/or
  • apply advanced qualitative research techniques to real-world empirical data through a grounding in a range of qualitative methods, and judge the suitability of given methods to given applications;
  • design, research and present a clear, coherent independent and original exposition of advanced knowledge and ideas in their area of study.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

  • Complete the online application
  • UNE will assess your completed application. If you meet academic requirements, a conditional or unconditional Offer Letter will be issued together with an International Offer Guide which contains essential information you need to know about studying at UNE, including how to accept your offer

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    25000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    12680 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12680 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Armidale

  • 1500 - 2100 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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