University of Newcastle

Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)

University of Newcastle
Institution rating
4.1
Duration
4 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
On-campus
Next start date
February

Why study this course

  • Develop the skills and knowledge to apply for a role as a Social Worker in health care, government or community based support services.
  • Gain practical skills through the completion of 1000 hours of supervised field placements.

Career Insights from SEEK

of students felt this course had a positive impact on their career.
100%
Roles related to this course: Social Worker, Research Assistant, Counsellor, Educator, and 8 more.

Recognition

This program is accredited by the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

Entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent; OR
  • Completion of a Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma; OR
  • Partial completion of a Bachelor degree; OR
  • Completion of a pathway or foundation program

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Central Coast
  • Newcastle

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit University of Newcastle's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit University of Newcastle's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, University of Newcastle can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.


Visit University of Newcastle's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Career Insights

SEEK users who hold a Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) have been employed in these roles:

Related rolesJob satisfactionMost common salaryJobs on SEEK
Social Worker
$70k1,965
Research Assistant
$75k301
Counsellor
$70k1,757
Powered by SEEK Career Advice

What are students saying?

Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)
University of Newcastle
5.0
(1 reviews)
51
40
30
20
10

Published Aug 2018
Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)University of Newcastle
Graduation date2017
Study modeBlended
Student review
Excellent course. I found full time employment within 6 months.
The student would recommend this course to a friend, colleague or relative
This course had a positive impact on the student’s career
Ability to balance study with your other commitments
4.0
Assistance to help you find a job
3.0
Balance between theory and practical work
5.0
Transparency of course fees
5.0
Quality of teachers and academic support
5.0
Quality of online study portal
5.0
Course content compared to what was expected
5.0
Current and industry-relevant content
5.0

SEEK Learning has not verified the truth or accuracy of these comments and does not adopt or endorse any of the comments posted on this page. SEEK Learning collects and posts the comments for what they are worth and for information purposes only to help future students make an informed choice for their education through www.seek.com.au/learning.View our Community Guidelines and further information here.

Find out more about this course

Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)

You may wish to discuss the following with University of Newcastle:

  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
Course information on this page has not been endorsed by the education provider.

Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)

© Copyright 2019 SEEK Learning
International group companies: