Associate Degree in Applied Social Science

Australian College of Applied Psychology

This program provides a foundational understanding of individuals, groups and social structures, and offers a broad grounding in sociological theory, social systems and social policy. It comprises the first two years of ACAP's Bachelor of Applied Social Science. It incorporates the Bachelor's main theoretical components and maintains an applied focus in the development of counselling or coaching skills. To complete the program students must successfully complete 16 units (six Social Science units, three core Professional Practice units, three core units from the Applied Psychology minor strand; two units from the minor strand in either Counselling or Coaching, and two elective units).

Course Fee:

Australian: $34,464
International: $43,072

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; or Certificate IV, Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree; or partial completion of a Bachelor's degree; or be aged 21 years or over


16 units: 6 Social Science; 3 Professional Practice; 3 Applied Social Science (minor strand); 2 Counselling or Coaching (minor strand); 2 electives.

Subjects you can Study:

Applied social science

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Sydney No info No Part time
Sydney No info No Full time 2 years
Brisbane No info No Part time
Brisbane No info No
Melbourne No info No Online
Sydney No info No Online
Brisbane No info No Online
Melbourne No info No Part time
Melbourne No info No Full time 2 years
Melbourne No info No
Since 1983 the Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) has been teaching applied psychology and helping to prepare students to change lives and to make a difference. A leader in applied psychology education, ACAP offers specialist courses in counselling, psychology, case management, coaching and social work, and has more than 4000 students currently studying on-campus or online. ACAP is a nationally registered training organisation (RTO) and higher education provider (HEP). ACAP has city campuses in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Each campus offers a unique experience while delivering the same course content and quality teaching. You can also combine your on-campus learning with studying by flexible delivery. This RTO can offer VET Student Loans for certain approved courses. A VET Student Loan is a capped loan from the Australian Government to help you pay your tuition fees. Your initial loan debt amount (loan and loan fee, if applicable), plus indexation, must be paid back once you start earning over a certain amount. The compulsory threshold for the 2019-2020 income year is $45,881.

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