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Social Science, Postgraduate Certificate

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    Application Deadline
  • 6 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Joondalup, Australia| Online
Graduate Certificate in Social Science offered at Edith Cowan University prepares students for research in higher degrees and for entrance into the Masters awards.
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Overview

Graduate Certificate in Social Science offered at Edith Cowan University candidates are accepted in the fields of Children & Family Studies, Community Studies, Counselling, Counselling & Psychotherapy, Disability Studies, Gerontology, Human Services, Women's Studies, and Youth Work.

Why Study At Ecu?

  • ECU is one of the world's best young universities.
  • We're young and we're curious. We’re constantly scanning what's happening in the world to help us design courses that are challenging and practical.
  • To keep things real, we develop our programs by consulting with industry groups and others who know what’s needed from the next wave of graduates.
  • And our students don't spend all their time in classrooms. There are field trips, work placements with employers, networking events, international study tours and opportunities to study overseas at other unis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Preparation: Principles and Approaches
  • Special Study in Community Services
  • Research in Community Services

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 6 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      Online and part time options are available only for domestic students.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    84

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  • Minimum required score:

    573

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General Requirements

CRICOS code: 091867F

  • If you've successfully completed units at an Australian, Canadian, American or UK university provider, you may meet English competency standards. Your academic transcript will need to be assessed by us.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15550 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15550 AUD per year and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    9450 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9450 AUD per year and a duration of 6 months.
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Living costs for Joondalup

  • 1400 - 2500 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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