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Equips students with skills in analysing, researching and explaining interactions between people and their environment.

The course is ideal for students with a humanities background who are interested in a career in psychology and related areas such as children studies, youth work, human services and justice.

Family and Child Support Major

Equips students with knowledge and skills of working in leadership positions with children, families and communities in a range of fields.

These fields include early education and care, family support, parent education and policy and service development. The major adopts the frameworks of human rights and social inclusion and includes a practical placement to enable students to apply their theoretical knowledge to practice and to develop professional networks in the field. The major can be combined with other related fields such as counselling, criminology and justice, psychology and youth work.

Course structure

Students will be required to complete the Core unit set. This will be supported by selection of a supplementary program, comprising of: a Double Major; or a Major plus a Minor/elective units; or a Minor plus elective units. The Major and Minor need to be from an Arts/Humanitarian field. Generally, units in this course should be completed in year sequence (e.g. all first-year units should be completed before proceeding to second-year units).

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply broad discipline knowledge to a range of theoretical and practical situations.
  • Communicate disciplinary knowledge and ideas clearly, coherently and with independence.
  • Demonstrate a global outlook with respect for cultural diversity, including Indigenous cultural competence.
  • Demonstrate autonomy, accountability and judgement for own learning and scholarship and/or professional practice.
  • Think creatively to generate solutions.
  • Think critically to analyze, interpret and conceptualize/synthesize complex problems.
  • Use digital technologies evaluate and synthesize relevant information from multiple sources.
  • Work collaboratively and demonstrate initiative to implement social, sustainable, and ethical values through appropriate disciplinary methods.

Practicum Requirement

This major includes one year-long professional placement that needs to be undertaken in the third year of study.

Attendance requirements

Students will be required to attend a placement at an approved workplace in accordance with practical placement guidelines. Students can nominate their agency of choice, but ultimate approval is granted by the practical placement coordinator in liaison with the host agency. Depending on the agency, students may be required to work outside of normal work hours which may include weekends and evenings.

Clearances and/or Risk Management Protocols Required

All students are required to obtain a Working with Children Check card (or equivalent if resident outside Western Australia, for example, a National Police Clearance) prior to commencement of practicum placement in the final year of study.

Professional practice rules

Professional placement requirements are governed by the codes of conduct of the Australian Community Workers Association and Early Childhood Australia.

Possible future job titles

Coordinator of Early Intervention Programs, Family Support Officer/Coordinator, Policy Officer

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School of Arts and Humanities

CRICOS

003733E

Pilihan kuliah

Purna Waktu (3 tahun)

Biaya kuliah
A$32.300,00 (Rp 316.160.188) per tahun
Tanggal mulai

29 Juli 2019, 24 Februari 2020

Tempat

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Joondalup Campus,

270 Joondalup Drive,

JOONDALUP,

Western Australia,

6027, PERTH, Australia

Online/Jarak jauh (FULL TIME - 3 YEARS; PART TIME - 6 YEARS)

Biaya kuliah
A$32.300,00 (Rp 316.160.188) per tahun
Tanggal mulai

29 Juli 2019, 24 Februari 2020

Persyaratan masuk

Untuk mahasiswa dari Amerika Serikat

Applicants must have obtained minimum of 24 points (minimum of 28 points for Law) consisting of aggregate from 3 higher level and 3 subsidiary level. Minimum grade 3 at higher level for an English subject, or minimum grade of 4 at standard level for an English subject. English Language Requirements accepted: Academic IELTS: An overall band score of 6.0, with no individual band less than 6.0; TOEFL: Minimum score of 550, including Test of Written English of 5 or better; TOEFL iBT: Minimum score of 70, with no individual score less than 17; PTE Academic: PTE Academic 52, with no scores less than 50 for courses with a current requirement; University of Cambridge [Cambridge English: Advanced]: Pre-2015: A score between 52 - 57 with no less than 'Borderline' in any element of the test. Post-2015: An overall score of 169, with no individual band less than 169; or a minimum TOEFL score of 550 including TWE of 5.

Untuk mahasiswa internasional

All applicants are required to meet the admission requirements of the Western Australian Police or the Department of Corrective Services. Applicants who have previously completed equivalent police or corrections training in another jurisdiction will be considered for entrance.

Minimum requirements for secondary school results can change, depending on the country where you completed secondary study.

English competency

Academic IELTS - An overall band score of 6.0, with no individual band less than 6.0

TOEFL - Minimum score of 550, including Test of Written English of 5 or better

TOEFL iBT - Minimum score of 70, with no individual score less than 17

GCE O Levels - Grade C or better

WAUFP - 50% plus pass in ELACS

International Baccalaureate Diploma - Minimum grade 3 at higher level for an English subject, or minimum grade of 4 at standard level for an English subject

Pearson Test of English (PTE) - PTE Academic 52, with no scores less than 50 for courses with a current requirement of Academic IELTS 6.0

University of Cambridge [Cambridge English: Advanced] - Pre-2015: A score between 52 - 57 with no less than 'Borderline' in any element of the test; Post-2015: An overall score of 169, with no individual band less than 169

Edexcel International GCSE - English Language A, English Language B, or English Literature - Grade C or above; English as a Second Language (ESL) - Grade B or above.

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