Bachelor of Social Science
University of New England - Armidale

Course outline

This course gives students an ability to understand and research the social world from the points of view of both the individual (psychology) and the group (sociology). It equips students for the workplace by instilling the analytical and research skills they need in a complex environment. Students receive a solid grounding in both psychology and sociology. They can choose to specialise in psychology, sociology or another subject area. For more course information, visit UNE’s Course Handbook.


crime and society; criminal justice; organisational management; politics and peace studies; post-colonial studies; psychology; social and philosophical inquiry; social philosophy; sociolinguistics; sociology; urban and regional studies.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of New England and for this course, refer to UNE’s website.


Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics
Assumed knowledge


Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors





* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Public and private sector, policy adviser, planning and research officer, market and social researcher, personnel officer, human resource management.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds
CSP/$6440 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

New England and North West NSW