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Honours in Social Work and Human Services
Students are eligible to apply for admission to Honours when they meet the following criteria:
Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) [Embedded]: Students must gain the grade of Credit average and a Distinction in two subjects, complete SY2005 and WS3513 and achieve a satisfactory grade in Field Education I.
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) [End-on] – Human Services Major: Students can apply to do Honours after graduating with a Pass degree. They should discuss their application with the Head of Academic Group (HoAG) and/or the Honours Coordinator. Achievement of an overall grade point average of 5.0 (i.e. credit average) across their bachelor degree, with credits or better in discipline-specific areas is required.
Bachelor of Social work with Honours (End-on): Students can apply to do Honours after graduating with a Pass degree. They should discuss their application with the HoAG and/or the Honours Coordinator. Achievement of an overall grade point average of 5.0 (i.e. credit average) across their bachelor degree, with credits or better in discipline-specific areas is required. Students graduating from a MSW (PQ) are also eligible to apply and will require a credit average.
Application Process: Students are required to complete an application form (PDF, 260 KB). A special Committee of the Social Work and Human Services Academic Group (SWHSAG) will be called to discuss the Honours applications after the Examiners meeting at the end of study period 2. This committee must comprise at least, the Honours Coordinator and the HoAG, or their representatives. It is expected that the Honours Coordinator will present the research proposals to the meeting in a summarised form. Students will be advised in writing of the results of their application soon after the Committee has met.