Specialisation

Major - Child and Community

Western Sydney University Major Code: M1079.1

Status: CURRENT
This version of the specialisation is available to new and continuing students.


Related Courses

1667.3 Bachelor of Social Science
1667.4 Bachelor of Social Science
1733.1 Bachelor of Social Science (Advanced)
1807.1 Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of Social Science
1807.2 Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of Social Science
1808.2 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social Science
1808.3 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social Science
6023.1 Diploma in Social Science/Bachelor of Social Science

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : YES, if the specialisation is available on your Home campus. Please ensure your course structure allows space for enrolment in the units in this unit set. Students must also meet any pre-requisite requirements. Consult your Course Advisor for further advice.


The Child and Community major provides a comprehensive introduction to a range of social sciences 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.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Liverpool Campus Internal ssap@uws.edu.au
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal ssap@uws.edu.au
WSU Online Online ssap@uws.edu.au

Major Structure

Students must complete 80 credit points as follows

Recommended Sequence - Liverpool and Parramatta Campuses

Year 1

Spring session

101596 Context of Human Services
101664 Working with Cultural Differences

Year 2

Autumn session

101632 Community Work & Development

Spring session

101595 Community and Social Action
102143 Families and Intimate Life

Year 3

Autumn session

101597 Family Violence: Policy and Practice

Spring session

101381 Child Abuse as a Social Issue
101644 Community Management and Organisations

Recommended Sequence - WSU Online

Year 1

Trimester 2

101596 Context of Human Services
101664 Working with Cultural Differences

Trimester 3

101632 Community Work & Development
101595 Community and Social Action

Year 2

Trimester 4

102143 Families and Intimate Life

Trimester 5

101597 Family Violence: Policy and Practice
101644 Community Management and Organisations

Trimester 6

101381 Child Abuse as a Social Issue


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