Compare institutions offeringBachelor of Social Work (Honours)

This qualification will prepare you for a role as a Social Worker and provides you with the opportunity to complete an honours year.

in Australia
5 institutions:

RMIT University


Study modeOn-campus
Study duration4 years full-time

The University of Queensland


Study modeOn-campus
Study duration4 years full-time (part-time available)

Study modeOn-campus
Study duration4 years full-time

University of Newcastle


Study modeOn-campus
Study duration4 years full-time (part-time available)

University of South Australia


Study modeOn-campus
Study duration4 years full-time (part-time available)
Course content and delivery will vary between providers
The courses listed above have been developed by the individual institution, so the curriculum delivered by each will be different. It’s a good idea to check with the provider to make sure it is suitable for your career goals.

Possible career outcomes

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Level up
An Honours degree prepares you for professional roles and can be used as a pathway to further research. It often requires maintenance of a high academic record.
Curriculum
Providers may offer work integrated learning opportunities such as placements or projects. Some providers may even find and organise these experiences for you.
Study option
If you have completed previous study and/or relevant work experience, you may find you can start studying at a higher level or that you’re eligible for credit or Recognition of Prior Learning.

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