Bachelor of Social Work


The Bachelor of Social Work aims to prepare graduates for employment as professional social workers in a variety of roles and fields, including government and non-government agencies, and community-based organisations that provide services to redress the impacts of social conflict, mental illness, social inequality and disadvantage. With a wide range of practice possibilities within Australia and internationally, in a diversity of employing organisations, the course aims to equip graduates with:

  1. values, skills and knowledge for social work practice aiming to address issues of social change and social justice;
  2. evidence-informed, creative and accountable responses to people’s presentations of social issues;
  3. structured learning experiences in supervised agency settings assessed against the Practice Standards of the Australian Association of Social Workers;
  4. lifelong learning skills with a firm preparation for professional and career development; and
  5. capstone experience in applied research and evaluation skills for entry-level social work practice.

Course Details








4 years

Intakes & Next Intake:


  • Course Fee
  • AUD$ 25,400 per annum
  • CRICOS Code
  • 000537M
  • English Language Requirement
  • 6/6
  • Entry Requirement
    • Complete secondary education qualifications equivalent to SACE, or
    • Complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 24 points
  • Job Outcomes
  • Social work requires a strong commitment to and passion for social justice and human rights. If you think you’ve got what it takes the employment opportunities are excellent and the demand for graduates in Australia is high1, with graduating students quickly finding work in a wide range of fields. Careers to consider:aged care worker: provide personal, physical and emotional support to older people who need assistance with everyday living correctional services officer: aid in the rehabilitation and counseling of offenders domestic violence victim services officer: counsel, investigate and report on incidences of domestic violence disability services officer: provide support for people in the community with intellectual, physical, social and emotional disabilities social planner: a pivotal role in creating livable, sustainable communities; social planners create strategic policy to meet the needs and wants of communities.
  • Scholarships
  • Vice chancellors International excellence scholarship, International merit scholarship
  • PathWay Programs
  • No
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