Bachelor of Social Work Study Plan

Bachelor of Social Work Study Plan

Study Plan

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If you have completed a Diploma or an Advanced Diploma in a Human Welfare Studies and Services qualification, you may be eligible for advanced standing.  Please contact your Enrolment Team for a study plan.

First  Year

Teaching Period 2
WS1005:03 Human Rights and Social Issues

PY1102:03 Exploring Psychology 2 (SP2) OR

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

PY1101:03 Exploring Psychology 1 (SP1)

CY1001:03 Deviance, Crime and Society (SP2 Cairns External or Townsville Internal)

OR

SY1001:03 Australian Society: An Introduction to Sociology (SP1 Internal and SP2 External)

Choose option

Select 3cp of any undergraduate subject

Total 12cp (4 subjects)

First / Second Year

Teaching Period 1Teaching Period 2
WS1006:03 Self in Professional HelpingWS2512:03 Organisational Practice
(Prerequisite 12cp of Level 1 subjects)
WS2510:03 Interpersonal Practice
(Prerequisite WS1006 or 12cp of level 1 subjects)
WS2513:03 Community Work
(Prerequisite 12cp of Level 1 subjects)
WS2511:03 Professional Values and Ethics

IA2016:03 Australian Indigenous Politics (SP1)

OR

PL3002:03 Policy Analysis and Management  (SP2)

PL1001:03 The Political World: An Introduction to Political Science

Choose Option:

Select 3cp of any Indigenous Australian (IA) subjects

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

Second / 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
 

Choose option

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 including SS1103 or SY2005 or SY2012 or WS2007)

 Choose Option:
Select one subject from Group A
 

WS3027:03 Social Welfare Work with Children and Families

(Prerequisite succesfully completed 24cp of study within the current course)

Study Period 11 External

Total 12cp (4 subjects)Total 15cp (5 subjects)

Third / 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)

 
WS2121:03 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Skills and Frameworks for Practice
(Prerequisite 12cp of Level 1 subjects)
 
Total 12cp (4 subjects)Total 12cp (4 subjects)

Fourth Year

Teaching Period 1

Choose option

Select 3cp of any undergraduate subject

Choose option

Select 3cp of any undergraduate subject

Choose option

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

Total 9cp (3 subjects)