Enrolment Guide

Bachelor of Applied Social Science (BAppSocSc)

Year 1: Level 100

Year 2: Level 200

Year 3: Level 300

BESC1001 Preparation for Academic Study * 

BESC1101 Introduction to Contemporary Society

BESC1051 Positive Psychology

BESC1091 Social Systems

BESC1071 Psychology of Health and Wellness

Minor Strand unit 1 (Coaching or Counselling)

BESC1061 Developmental Psychology

Elective 100

 

BESC2001 Social, Legal and Ethical Frameworks

BESC2111 Social Theory

BESC2081 Cultural Diversity

BESC2101 Organisational Theory

BESC2121 Social Policy
[Pre-requisite: BESC2111 Social Theory]

Minor Strand unit 2 (Coaching or Counselling)

COUN2051 Mental Health Policy and Practice

Elective 200

[ EXIT POINT FOR ASSOCIATE DEGREE OF APPLIED SOCIAL SCIENCE ]***

BESC3061 Applied Social Research

BESC3071 Group Work

Minor Strand unit 3 (Coaching or Counselling)

BESC3081 Project 1 [Pre-requisite: BESC3061 Applied Social Research]

BESC3001 Work-Integrated Placement 1 [Pre-requisite: BESC2001 Social, Legal and Ethical Frameworks]

BESC3051 Social Science Integration

BESC3091 Project 2 [Pre-requisite: BESC3081 Project 1]

BESC3111 Work-Integrated Placement 2 [Pre-requisite: BESC3001 Work-Integrated Placement 1]

Counselling ** OR Coaching Minor Strand (One (1) Minor Unit MUST be taken from each year. Units must be taken from the SAME Minor Strand).

Minor Strand Unit 1

 

COUN1001 Counselling Skills (Counselling minor strand - On Campus or Blended Delivery)

OR

BESC1081 Coaching Theory and Practice (Coaching minor strand - On Campus or Synchronous Online Delivery)

Minor Strand Unit 2

 

COUN2031 Advanced Counselling Skills (Counselling minor strand - On Campus or Blended Delivery) [Pre-requisite: COUN1001 Counselling Skills]

OR

BESC2091 Coaching Applications (Coaching minor strand - On Campus or Synchronous Online Delivery)

Minor Strand Unit 3

CHOICE OF ONE OF:

COUN2951 Counselling Children and Young People (Counselling minor strand)[Pre-requisite: COUN1001 Counselling Skills]

COUN2931 Family and Relationship Counselling (Counselling minor strand)[Pre-requisite: COUN1001 Counselling Skills]

COUN2911 Crisis and Trauma Counselling(Counselling minor strand)[Pre-requisite: COUN1001 Counselling Skills]

OR

BESC3101 Life Coaching (Coaching minor strand - On Campus or Synchronous Online Delivery)

 

Electives (Only one (1) level 100 and one (1) level 200 Elective MUST be taken).

Elective 100

BESC1911 Human Resource Management

BESC1901 Managing in Ambiguity and Change

Elective 200

BESC2921 Career Counselling and Assessment - (On Campus or Blended Delivery)

BESC2911 Psychology of Peak Performance

BESC2931 Advanced Positive Psychology [Pre-requisite: BESC1051 Positive Psychology]

 

Important information about planning your enrolment

  • Units generally do not have to be completed in a set order within each year (except for the foundational first year units and/or where prerequisites are set, as indicated)
  • A pre-requisite unit is a unit that lays the foundation for another, and must therefore be completed prior
  • Not all units are offered every trimester. Please refer to the Yearly Planner and the current timetable page when planning your enrolment for the academic year.
  • Students are strongly encouraged to plan their enrolment for the year ahead of time, including enrolment in electives during the academic year.
  • Unit availability is subject to demand.
  • Rules of Progression
    • A minimum of four (4) Level 100 units must be successfully completed before enrolling in Level 200 units.
    • A minimum of four (4) Level 200 units must be successfully completed before enrolling in Level 300 units.
    • No Level 300 units can be undertaken without completing all Level 100 units.
    • To view unit fees and equivalent full-time student load (EFTSL) values refer to http://www.acap.edu.au/current-students/managing-my-course/tuition-fees/ 
  • Blended Delivery- Counselling units are available on-campus or by blended delivery (each unit has four (4) online Synchronous Sessions and a compulsory two (2) day on-campus workshop). Please click the link above for more information.
  • Synchronous Online Delivery - Synchronous Online delivery involves meeting synchronously online (i.e. in real time online), at a pre-specified time, for three (3) hours at a time, each week, for the length of the term.
  • *BESC1001 Preparation for Academic Study  must be completed in the first term of study.
  • ** Counselling units are available on-campus or by blended delivery (each unit has four (4) online Synchronous Sessions and a compulsory two (2) day on-campus workshop).
  • *** Must complete the first 16 units of the Bachelor of Applied Social Science, to be eligible to graduate with the Associate Degree of Applied Social Science.