Study Online Social Science Courses & Degrees

If you’re interested in how society works and what makes people tick, then a degree in social science is for you.

A Western Sydney University Online social science degree will aim to expand your knowledge of the world and give you a deep understanding of the complex, culturally diverse and dynamic social environment of the 21st century.

Interested in social science?

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Bachelor of Social Science (Criminology and Criminal Justice)

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Bachelor of Social Science (Child and Community)

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Bachelor of Cyber Security and Behaviour Online

Interested in psychology?

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Bachelor of Psychological and Social Sciences

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Bachelor of Psychological Science and Criminology

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Interested in one of our online social science courses? Speak to a Course Consultant on 1300 050 928 to learn what study option will work best for you.

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What is it like to study social science with Western Sydney University Online?

Online classroom

Just because you’re not in a classroom doesn’t mean that you’re missing out. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. Our online learning classroom is highly dynamic and user friendly. The learning materials are readily available in varied platforms and facilitated by trained online coaches.

Flexible study

Our flexible online environment means you can log on and learn when it suits you. Connect with your classmates and Online Learning Advisors to work through weekly study materials and partake in inspiring discussions. Quizzes, chatting on discussion boards and teamwork will further your understanding of your course. On top of that, our time management tool will help you stay organised and manage your time efficiently.

Supportive environment

There are plenty of assessment support services at your fingertips, which means you can feel confident you’re always submitting your best work. Your Online Learning Advisors have teacher training that is specific to online learning and are subject matter experts in your coursework.

Career opportunities

Our social science graduates will be equipped with the skills for a range of different careers.

You may decide to work with organisations in areas such as investigative intelligence, policy development, social and community planning or welfare and community development.

Learn more about our social science courses

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You don’t have to move away to move towards your degree.

With WSU Online, April could earn her Bachelor of Social Science (Criminology and Criminal Justice) without having to leave her home life in coastal NSW behind.

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Your first six weeks of study.

Starting a new course can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be with WSU Online. We spoke to two students about their experience so far.

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Exam tips from Western Sydney University Online students.

Discover tips on preparing and revising for exams, how to handle pressure and stress and get to ready on exam day from your fellow WSU Online students.