Associate Degree of Applied Social Science

Australian College of Applied Psychology Brisbane Campus

Course description

The Associate Degree of Applied Social Science provides a foundational understanding of individuals, groups and social structures, and offers a broad grounding in sociological theory, social systems and social policy. The Associate Degree incorporates the main theoretical components of the Bachelor of Applied Social Science degree, and maintains an applied focus in the development of counseling or coaching skills. To complete the Associate Degree of Applied Social Science you must successfully complete 16 units (six Social Science units, three core Professional Practice units, three core units from the Applied Psychology minor strand; two units from the minor strand in either Counseling or Coaching, and two elective units). The Associate Degree comprises the first two years of the Bachelor of Applied Social Science. What will I learn? Areas of study include: Contemporary society and social issues Organizational behaviour Psychology and developmental psychology Social policy, analysis and research Cross cultural counselling Social, legal and ethical issues surrounding counselling Mental health policy and practice

  • Start date 28-MAY-2018,17-SEP-2018
  • Duration 2 years
  • International Cost AUD $20272 per year
  • Qualification Associate degree
  • Study mode Full time