Major - Child and Community

Western Sydney University Major Code: M1017.1

This version of the specialisation is available only to continuing or completing students.

Related Courses

1667.1 Bachelor of Social Science
1667.2 Bachelor of Social Science

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses: YES, but restrictions apply.

The Child and Community Studies Major provides a comprehensive introduction to a range of social science related areas and a strong grounding in contemporary issues facing children and their families from a critical perspective. This major provides a good foundation for people interested in a career in the human services with a particular interest in children.


Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Bankstown Campus Internal ssap@uws.edu.au
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal ssap@uws.edu.au

Major Structure

Students must complete 80 credit points as follows

Autumn session

101632 Community Work & Development
101609 Comparative Studies of Families and Kinship
101596 Context of Human Services
101597 Family Violence: Policy and Practice

Spring session

101381 Child Abuse as a Social Issue
101595 Community and Social Action
101644 Community Management and Organisations
101664 Working with Cultural Differences

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