Bachelor of Social Science (WSTC First Year Program)

If you have completed a Bachelor of Social Science (WSTC First Year Program) [7031 or 7061] or Bachelor of Social Science Extended (WSTC First Year Program) [7076] with Western Sydney University, The College you have guaranteed entry into the Bachelor of Social Science and you will have 80 credit points applied to your University record, this is equivalent to one year of full time study in credit. Where you complete the Psychology stream of the Bachelor of Social Science (WSTC First Year Program) you can also opt for guaranteed entry into the Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) and you will have 80 credit points applied to your University record.

Credit details for the Bachelor of Social Science First Year Program
Pathway codeDegreeCredit grantedCredit details
Credit for this pathway is applied through an application for Advanced StandingBachelor of Social Science 166780 credit points
(160 credit points remain)
Pathway to BSocSc credit details
Credit for this pathway is applied through an application for Advanced StandingBachelor of Social Science (Psychology) 171180 credit points
(160 credit points remain)
Pathway to BSocSc(Psy) credit details

Credit for this pathway is applied through an application for Advanced Standing

Bachelor of Humanitarian and Development Studies 173580 credit points
(160 credit points remain)
Pathway to BHuman&DevSt credit details (Std & Ext)

Next steps for current students:

  1. Complete section 1 and 2 of the enrolment process, as detailed on the How do I enrol webpage(opens in a new window)
  2. Claim your Pathways credit online(opens in a new window)
  3. Continue from section 3 of the enrolment process.

If there is no pathway listed from your completed qualification to your chosen degree, please instead lodge an application for Advanced Standing(opens in a new window) to be assessed for potential credit.

Credit details for Bachelor of Social Science:

  • 10cp - 101900 Working with Communities 
  • 10cp - 101551 Understanding Society
  • 10cp - 102170 People, Place and Social Difference
  • 10cp - 101557 The Individual in Society
  • 10cp - 101573 Human Rights, Peace and Development
  • 10cp - 101664 Working with Cultural Differences
  • 10cp - 102039 Crime, Deviance and Society
  • 10cp - 101590 Cultural and Social Geographies

Credit details for Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology):

  • 10cp - 101900 Working with Communities 
  • 10cp - 101551 Understanding Society
  • 10cp - 102170 People, Place and Social Difference
  • 10cp - 101557 The Individual in Society
  • 10cp - 101573 Human Rights, Peace and Development
  • 10cp - 101664 Working with Cultural Differences
  • 10cp - 102039 Crime, Deviance and Society
  • 10cp - unspecified electives (level 1)

Credit details for Bachelor of Humanitarian and Development Studies (Standard and Extended):

  • 10cp - 101900 Working with Communities 
  • 10cp - 101551 Understanding Society
  • 10cp - 102170 People, Place and Social Difference
  • 10cp - 101557 The Individual in Society
  • 10cp - 101573 Human Rights, Peace and Development
  • 10cp - 101664 Working with Cultural Differences
  • 10cp - 101956 Introduction to International Relations
  • 10cp - 101331 Issues in World Development