Australian College of Applied Psychology

Bachelor of Social Work

Australian College of Applied Psychology
Duration
From 4 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
Online
Next start date
February

Why study this course

  • Gain an entry-level qualification into the social work profession with the Bachelor of Social Work
  • Opportunities for graduates are diverse and range across a variety of health and welfare fields
  • Receive immediate feedback on your work during interactive classes which provide hands-on experience

Career Insights from SEEK

Roles related to this course: Social Worker, Case Manager, Counsellor, Caseworker, and 7 more.

Entry requirements

  • Minimum ATAR of 60 (or equivalent), OR
  • Completion of a Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree from a registered Australian vocational education and training provider or higher education provider (or equivalent), OR
  • Partial completion of a Bachelor Degree from a registered Australian higher education provider (or equivalent), OR
  • Be aged 21 years or over and provide a written statement (up to 500 words) outlining your interest in studying social work / human service work

Where is this course offered?

This course is delivered entirely online, so you can:

  • Study from anywhere and choose when you want to fit study into your week
  • Access all study materials, assessments, and student support services
  • Achieve the same qualification as someone studying in a classroom

Find out more about online courses and the benefits of studying online.

What you’ll learn

You'll be trained in:

  • Counselling skills and theories
  • Conflict resolution
  • Counselling loss
  • Psychology of health and wellness
  • Positive psychology
  • Developmental psychology
  • Alcohol and other drug counselling
  • Mental health policy and practice
  • Social, legal and ethical issues surrounding
  • Counselling

Enquire with Australian College of Applied Psychology or visit their website to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

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

Enquire with Australian College of Applied Psychology or visit their 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, Australian College of Applied Psychology 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.


Enquire with Australian College of Applied Psychology or visit their website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Career Insights

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

Related rolesJob satisfactionMost common salaryJobs on SEEK
Social Worker
$80k2,401
Case Manager
$70k3,470
Counsellor
$75k1,992
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Support and delivery

When you study with ACAP, you can:

  • Choose to study on-campus at a central city location, by online delivery, or a combination of both
  • Receive academic and personal support throughout your studies
  • Fit study around your other commitments, so you can study where and when it suits you
  • Learn from highly-skilled academics and teachers who are also practising professionals with significant industry experience

Why study with Australian College of Applied Psychology?

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Australian College of Applied Psychology

Bachelor of Social Work

You may wish to discuss the following with Australian College of Applied Psychology:

  • Course price
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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