Bachelor of Social Work
PL1001:03 The Political World: An Introduction to Political Science
WS1005:03 Human Rights and Social Issues
WS1006:03 Self in Professional Helping
SY2005:03 Qualitative Research
WS2121:03 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Skills and Frameworks for Practice
WS2510:03 Interpersonal Practice
WS2511:03 Professional Values and Ethics
WS2512:03 Organisational Practice
WS2513:03 Community Work
WS3025:03 Group Work
WS3027:03 Social Welfare Work with Children and Families
WS3214:03 Developmental Approaches to Eco-Social Justice
WS3503:09 Field Education 1
WS3515:03 Social Work and Welfare Practice
WS4005:03 Social Inquiry Analysis
WS4504:09 Field Education 2
WS4514:03 Theories for Social Work Practice
WS4503:03 Social Work and Mental Health
WS4511:03 Professional Development for Social Work Practice
Select 3 credit points of any IA subjects
Select 3 credit points of specified WC, SY or CY subjects from List 1
Select 3 credit points of any level 2 or 3 undergraduate subjects or WS3513:03 Research Proposal Seminar, if wishing to enter the honours program
Select 9 credit points of any undergraduate subjects
CY2001:03 Perspectives on Criminology
CY2002:03 Youth Deviance
SY2022:03 Family, Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Society
SY2100:03 Migration, Ethnicity and Belonging
SY2101:03 Sociology of Digital Life
WC2001:03 Australian Women’s Studies
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Internal or Mixed Attendance mode
Internal or Mixed Attendance mode
Expected time to complete
4 years full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Further information about placements can be found at: Coursework Enrolment Procedure.
Students may be required to undertake placements away from the campus at which they are enrolled at their own expense.
Special assessment requirements
Professional accreditation requirements
Graduates are eligible for full membership of AASW. Student preliminary membership is available.
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
Students may apply for a credit transfer for previous tertiary study or informal and non-formal learning in accordance with the Credit Transfer Procedure.
63 credit points
Credit will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Credit gained for any subject shall be cancelled 21 years after the date of the examination upon which the credit is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed this course.
Diploma: Maximum 24 credit points (unspecified credit) at various year levels
Advanced Diploma: Maximum 27 credit points.
24 credit points (unspecified credit – at various year levels) PLUS 3 credit points (specified - WS1006:03 Self in Professional Helping)
BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award
Students who exit the course prior to completion and have successfully completed 12 credit points of appropriate subjects, may be eligible for the award of Certificate of Higher Education.
Students who have completed 24 credit points of their course award requirements, and withdraw from or fail to meet the requirements for progression in the later years, may be eligible for the award of Diploma of Tertiary Studies.
Students who successfully complete the entry requirements for the embedded honours program will be eligible to apply for entry to the Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) [Embedded] after three years; or after successfully completing the BSW, students who successfully complete the entry requirements for the end-on honours program will be eligible to apply for entry to the Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) [End-on].
Available as an additional 24 credit points of study [end-on] or as a 24 credit point [embedded] honours program.
By invitation of the College Dean
Normally at least a credit grade in four level 2 or level 3 social work subjects; and at least a distinction grade in at least two level 2 or level 3 social work subjects (including WS3513 Research Proposal Seminar) is required in the bachelor degree.