Master of Social Science (By Research)

Edith Cowan University ECU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00279B

This research degree is intended for professionals involved in the delivery of services to the community, and will enable them to develop their research in the diverse range of social sciences contexts. Candidates are accepted into the disciplines of Children & Family Studies, Community Studies, Disability Studies, Gerontology, Human Services, Women's Studies and Youth Work.


  • 1 Unit
  • Masters Thesis


  • Social science

Standard entry requirements

University admission requirements apply. All applicants are required to have a Bachelor Honours degree (first or upper second class) in a relevant area, or a Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate in a relevant area, with a course average of at least 65 per cent. Special entry may be considered for students with equivalent research experience.

Study pathways

Further Studies: ?Doctor of Philosophy: Students interested in completing doctoral research in the Social Science disciplines should consider the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Joondalup Domestic: $18,900
International: $31,100
No information available Yes
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Full-time : 1 year
South West Domestic: $18,900
International: $31,100
No information available No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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