Social Sciences Course Brochures
Know what you want to study? Or still making up your mind? Social Sciences offers a variety of courses. Check out the brochures for some of the courses below and find the course for you.
Bachelor of Education – The Early Years
Students in the Bachelor of Education – The Early Years engage in continuous professional mentoring through the Professional Partners in Practice (PPP) program, giving them invaluable sector experience and professional connections. Early Years education enriches learning in children from birth to five years by giving children the opportunity to maximise their potential and develop a foundation for lifelong learning.
Bachelor of Geography
Bachelor of Geography students will study the human and physical forces that shape the planet and the political, social and environmental issues that arise as a consequence of human interactions with the Earth. Geographers help shape the future by understanding, explaining and predicting both human and physical environments.
Bachelor of Psychological Science - Bachelor of Social Science
Bachelor of Psychological Science - Bachelor of Social Science is a double degree that combines the comprehensive training in the processes basic to human psychological functioning required for qualification as a professional psychologist with the critical and creative thinking skills and effective communication and problem solving skills learned from studying social science.
Bachelor of Sustainable Communities
Through the Bachelor of Sustainable Communities, you will acquire the knowledge to understand the complexity of challenges facing sustainable communities, and the skills and problem-solving abilities to help plan for, create and maintain them in a volatile world. You will have the opportunity to gain career-relevant skills in practical settings and for overseas study to investigate how other countries are seeking to create and maintain sustainable communities.
Bachelor of Public Health
Through the Bachelor of Public Health you will learn the basics of the health sector and develop an understanding of the problems involving health, illness, treatment and welfare. There is an emphasis on the scientific basis of public health, together with social policy and communication aspects. Public Health improves the health and quality of life of a population, by working to prevent disease, prolong life, and promote health through scientifically analysing populations and generating solutions to problems.
The Graduate Certificate in Autism is an online course that has been designed to provide professionals and parents with the knowledge and skills required to create learning environments and programs to support the successful learning and employment of individuals on the autism spectrum. Completing this degree will provide students with an opportunity to develop advanced knowledge in the field of autism.
Master of Autism
The Master of Autism is an online course that has been designed to enable professionals and parents to take a leadership role in multidisciplinary areas to create and implement programs and strategies that support individuals on the autism spectrum to realise their goals and achieve in school, employment, home and community settings.
Master of Education (Educational Leadership)
The Master of Education (Educational Leadership) is a higher degree for educators wishing to pursue postgraduate studies in educational leadership. This degree is for people who are currently in leadership roles or who wish to pursue leadership positions in educational organisations including schools, educational training providers and educational policy and administration fields.
Master of Teaching (Primary)
The Master of Teaching (Primary) produces capable, positive primary school teachers. By the end of the program you will have the skills, knowledge and values to drive your own personal growth and advance your professional skills as teacher. You will be equipped to embrace the multiple roles of a teacher and have a positive impact on the education and development of primary school children.
Master of Teaching (Secondary)
By the end of the Master of Teaching (Secondary) program you will be ready to actively engage in the multiple roles of the secondary teacher, and make a positive impact on the education and development of secondary school children. UOW graduate teachers are highly regarded in the teaching profession, reflecting the reputation of UOW teacher education programs in Australia.
Master of Social Work (Qualifying)
The Master of Social Work (Qualifying) allows you to gain a professional degree and workplace experience in Social Work in two years. Use your previous studies to join a profession that makes an important contribution to the wellbeing and improvement of society.
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Our Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) programs offer a good range of options for those who want to teach English to speakers of other languages. The Master of Education (TESOL) is a higher degree for professional educators and those interested in pursuing a research program. The Graduate Certificate in TESOL is a specialist qualification for those who want to teach English to speakers of other languages in Australia or overseas. The Graduate Diploma in TESOL is designed for TAFE or Vocational Education teachers whose employers require an in-depth qualification.