Bachelor of Applied Social Science

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

This program provides an opportunity for students to engage with theoretical concepts and practices at the interface between Indigenous knowledge systems and the western academy.


240 credit points drawn from the three areas of Indigenous social policy, Indigenous resource management and Indigenous community action.


  • Aboriginal studies
  • Humanities and social sciences

Standard entry requirements

  • NTCET or equivalent (Year 12) and an ATAR of 60 or higher
  • Or Certificate IV or above
  • Or STAT score of 135 or greater
  • Or submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience
  • Or 6 months of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma
  • Or completion of 40 credit points in the Preparation for Tertiary Study Program (ZTEP01), the Preparation for Tertiary Success (ZPTS11 or ZPTS21), or other recognised tertiary preparation course.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Casuarina No information available Yes
  • Part-time : 6 years
  • Full-time : 3 years
Casuarina No information available Yes No information available
  • ATAR: 99
Yes No information available
Casuarina No information available Yes No information available
CDU Sydney
  • ATAR: 68
Yes No information available
CDU Waterfront Darwin
  • ATAR: 62
  • Online/Off-campus

Further information

This course has a range of flexible, multi-modal delivery options that include workshops, Learnline, face-to-face and external.

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