Honours in Social Work and Human Services

Entry Requirements:

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 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 Bachelor of Social Work from JCU or other higher education institution. They should discuss their application with the Head of Academic Group 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 Masters of Social Work (Professional Qualifying) are also eligible to apply and will require a credit average.

Application Process:

The embedded Honours application process occurs internally. Eligible students are invited to apply at completion of their third year of study. Applications are reviewed by  a special Committee of the Social Work and Human Services Academic Group after the Examiners meeting at the end of Study Period 2.

Applications for the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Social Work End-on Honours can be submitted via the online JCU Admissions Portal.