Bachelor of Social Science

Western Sydney University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

Shape the world we live in with our Bachelor of Social Science. Expand knowledge of the social world through theory, research and practical application. Get a deep understanding of the complex, culturally diverse and dynamic world we live in. Built in flexibility and choice in a range of offerings in the social sciences. Choose majors and sub-majors from Child and Community, Geography and Urban Studies, Heritage and Tourism, Peace and Development Studies, Sociology and Criminology and Criminal Justice. Create a degree as specialised or as broad as your desired career path. Western Sydney University is Top 100 for Sociology Worldwide (QS World University Rankings).


240 credit points with no less than 60 credit points at Level 3.


  • Anthropology
  • Child and community studies
  • Criminology and criminal justice
  • Geography and urban studies
  • Heritage and tourism
  • Peace and development studies
  • Sociology.

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Any 2 units of English

Study pathways

Alternate Entry Pathway: Students attending the HSC Geography Enrichment Day, who sit and pass the invigilated test may receive a conditional offer, full offer subject to achieving minimum Western Sydney University ATAR standard.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Liverpool City International: $78,720 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Parramatta International: $78,720 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Penrith International: $78,720 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Sydney City International: $78,720 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years

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