Bachelor of Social Science (Ageing and Disability (Mount Gambier))

Study Discipline: Social Sciences
Study Programme Details
City: Adelaide
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site, Online

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


36 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey with our Bachelor of Social Science (Ageing and Disability) program, designed to provide a comprehensive framework for understanding critical disability studies, ableism, ageism, and the capacities needed to support individuals living with disability. This program goes beyond conventional education, empowering you to contribute meaningfully to the lives of individuals and their support networks, ensuring a good and ordinary life.


Develop a robust body of knowledge in human service practice with a profound understanding of ethical practice, social and emotional development, community engagement, and the promotion of independence. Dive into small business entrepreneurship, broadening your horizons. Practical experience awaits through the degree’s field education placement component, a valuable opportunity to build industry networks and enhance practical skills. Elevate your employability by seamlessly combining your Bachelor of Social Science (Ageing and Disability) degree with another, opening avenues for a richer educational experience.

Admission Requirements

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  • Human Service Provision (WELF 1014)
  • Communication Skills in Social Work and Human Services (WELF 1019)
  • The Social World (SOCU 1003)
  • Language and Communication in Applied Linguistics (LANG 1062)
  • Governance and Citizenship in Australia (POLI 1008)
  • Group Work (BEHL 2009)
  • Applied Psychology (BEHL 1005)
  • Lifespan Development and Diversity (WELF 1021)
  • Human Service Intervention (WELF 2012)
  • Australian Social Policy (POLI 1012)
  • Interviewing Skills in Social Work and Human Services (WELF 2020)
  • Mental Health and Mental Wellbeing (WELF 2019)
  • The Social Construction of Ageing and Disability (WELF 2024)
  • Aboriginal Australians and the Human Services (WELF 2015)
  • Human Service Workers and the Law (JUST 2005)
  • Social Research Methods (HUMS 2047)
  • Human Service Field Placement A (WELF 3022)
  • Ageing and Disability: Diversity and Discrimination (WELF 3029)
  • Human Service Field Placement B (WELF 3014)
  • Human Service Project Management (WELF 2014)

Domestic: Commonwealth Supported

Future Career Outcomes

Witness the success stories of our alumni, individuals who have not only found fulfilling careers but have also become catalysts for positive change in society. Dive into the demands of the industry, understanding how our program aligns with these needs. Develop skills that are not only relevant but also essential in the evolving job market, preparing you for a dynamic career in the human services field.

Visa Requirements:

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