Master of Applied Social Science (MASS)

Overview

The course aims to develop in students the necessary academic skills and professional attributes to confidently and competently apply their learning in practice and in multiple contexts. As students of applied social science informed by the principles and theories of sociology and applied psychology, they will be equipped to understand the social world, to undertake relevant social research, to interpret interpersonal behaviour, and to comprehend and evaluate new information, concepts and evidence from a range of sources. Similarly, they will possess a heightened understanding of self and others in social contexts and be capable of applying their knowledge, skills and techniques within a variety of careers and professional contexts.

Master of Applied Social Science (Counselling)

The Counselling Specialisation has been designed for people wishing to deepen their knowledge and understanding of counselling or counselling-related work. The Master of Applied Social Science (Counselling) program has been specifically designed to meet the PACFA training standards for membership of its affiliate associations.

Master of Applied Social Science (Management)

(New enrolments are no longer being taken for this course)

The Management Specialisation has been designed for students interested in general management positions, human resource management, business administration, organisational development and behaviour, public relations, training and development, consultancy, personnel counselling, team development and group leadership, conflict resolution and mediation.

Summary

Degree Name:

Master of Applied Social Science

Degree Code:

MASS

Level of Qualification:

Postgraduate

Duration:

2 years Minimum
5 years Maximum

Number of Units:

12

Study Load:

2 units per term full – time
1 unit per term, part time

Availability:

On campus - Sydney, Brisbane or 
by Online Delivery

Award Title:

Master of Applied Social Science (Specialisation)

Cricos Code:

060133A (NSW) Master of Applied Social Science (No Specialisation)

060134M (NSW) Master of Applied Social Science (Counselling)

060135K (NSW) Master of Applied Social Science (Management)