Bachelor of Social Work

Bachelor of Social Work

Study Plan

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First Year

Teaching Period 1Teaching Period 2
WS1006:03 Self in Professional HelpingWS1005:03 Human Rights and Social Issues
PL1001:03 The Political World: An Introduction to Political Science

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Select 3cp of any Indigenous Australian (IA) subjects

PY1101:03 Exploring Psychology 1 (SP1) OR

PY1102:03 Exploring Psychology 2 (SP2) OR

PY1105:03 Psychology for Social Welfare Practice (SP2 Ext)

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Select 3cp of any undergraduate subject

SY1001:03 Australian Society: An Introduction to Sociology (SP1) OR

CY1001:03 Deviance, Crime and Society (SP2 CNS External)

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Select 3cp of any undergraduate subject

Total 12cp (4 subjects)Total 12cp (4 subjects)

Second Year

Teaching Period 1Teaching Period 2
WS2510:03 Interpersonal Practice
(Prerequisite WS1006 or 12cp of level 1 subjects)
WS2512:03 Organisational Practice
(Prerequisite 12cp of Level 1 subjects)
WS2511:03 Professional Values and EthicsWS2513:03 Community Work
(Prerequisite 12cp of Level 1 subjects)
WS2121:03 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Skills and Frameworks for Practice
(Prerequisite 12cp of Level 1 subjects)

PL3002:03 Policy Analysis and Management OR IA2016:03 Australian Indigenous Politics (SP1)

SY2005:03 Qualitative Research

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Select one specified WC, SY or CY subject from Group A
Total 12cp (4 subjects)Total 12cp (4 subjects)

Third Year

Teaching Period 1Teaching Period 2

WS3515:03 Social Work and Welfare Practice*

(Prerequisite WS2510 & WS2511)

WS3025:03 Group Work
(Prerequisite WS2510)

WS3503:09 Field Education 1

(Prerequisite WS2510 & WS2511 & allow concurrent in WS3515)

WS3214:03 Developmental Approaches to Eco-Social Justice
Limited offering only
 

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Select 3cp of any undergraduate subject  at level  2 or 3

OR

WS3513:03 Research Proposal Seminar (If you wish to enter Honours)

(Prerequisite 48cp of undergraduate subjects & SS1103 or SY2005 or SY2012 or WS2007)

 

WS3027:03 Social Welfare Practice with Children and Families

(Prerequisite must have completed 24cp of study)

Total 12cp (2 subjects)Total 12cp (4 subjects)

* Runs in first 6 weeks of SP1 only - must be completed with WS3503

Fourth Year

Teaching Period 1Teaching Period 2

WS4005:03 Social Inquiry Analysis

(Prerequisite SY2005 or WS2007 or SS1103)

WS4511:03 Professional Development for Social Work Practice

Study Period 7 Block

(Prerequisite WS3503 & WS4514)

WS4503:03 Social Work and Mental Health

(Prerequisite WS3515)

WS4504:09 Field Education 2

(Prerequisite WS3503 & WS4514 & allow concurrent for WS4511)

WS4514:03 Theories for Social Work Practice

(Prerequisite WS3503 or WS5516)

 

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Select 3cp of any undergraduate subject

 
Total 12cp (4 subjects)Total 12cp (2 subjects)