Bachelor of Applied Social Science (BASSIX)

NOTICE: Students enolled in this course in Term 2 2014 are transitioning into the Bachelor of Applied Social Science in Term 3 2014 (BAppSocSci). For more information please contact


Overview - 

The Bachelor of Applied Social Science  provides students with an introduction to the broad field of applied social science with particular emphasis on its application in two areas of specialisation: Counselling and Coaching.

The course has been developed in alignment with the College’s educational philosophy and meets the demands of industry and employers for graduates who are capable of working effectively with people, who possess a well-rounded education, who understand and can apply a range of social science principles and theories, and who are capable of thinking critically and analytically.

The Bachelor of Applied Social Science provides students with a comprehensive and flexible approach to experiential, theoretical and practical learning. The course is delivered in a small group environment by academically qualified industry experts using quality curriculum materials. Graduates are profession-ready reflective practitioners who are capable of making a significant contribution to the community and the workplace.


Degree Name:

Bachelor of Applied Social Science

Degree Code:


Level of Qualification:



Minimum: 3 years
Maximum: 8 years

Number  of Units:


Study Load:

Full-time: 3 units per term, or 2 units per term when completing a student placement
Part-time: 1 or 2 units per term


On Campus: Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne or by
Online Delivery

Student Placement:

Student Placement 1: 150 hours
Student Placement 2: 250 hours

Award Title:

Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Specialisation)