Bachelor of Social Work

CQUniversity (RTO 40939)
Institution rating
From 4 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
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Why study this course

  • Gain the skills and knowledge needed for a career as a Social Worker
  • Learn to advocate for vulnerable people by exploring case management, social group work, family work and community development
  • Put theory into practice by completing two field education placements

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of students felt this course had a positive impact on their career.
Roles related to this course: Social Worker, Disability Support Worker, Mental Health Support Worker, Probation And Parole Officer, and 4 more.


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

Entry requirements

  • Successful completion of Year 11 or Year 12. Prerequisites: English (Units 3 and 4, C) or equivalent; OR
  • Completion of at least 2 years of full-time study in a bachelor degree with a minimum GPA of at least 4.0

Where is this course offered?

This course is delivered 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

In this course you will learn about:

  • Sociology of Australian society
  • Contemporary human services
  • Human services and the law
  • First nation and non-Indigenous history
  • Casework and case management
  • Organisational practice
  • Social research methods
  • Social group work and family work

Enquire with CQUniversity 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 the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with CQUniversity 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, CQUniversity 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 CQUniversity or visit their website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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What are students saying?

Bachelor of Social Work
(6 reviews)

Published Jul 2018
Bachelor of Social WorkCQUniversity
Graduation date2013
Study modeBlended
Student review
The course was of a good standard however moving to Melbourne, no employer had heard of CQ University so it was very difficult to get a job initially.
Published Jul 2018
Bachelor of Social WorkCQUniversity
Graduation dateN/A
Study modeBlended
Student review
Great course facilitators, easy to navigate online portal, utterly relevant course content, supportive and constructive feedback.
Published Jul 2018
Bachelor of Social WorkCQUniversity
Graduation date2016
Study modeOnline
Student review
Being able to complete the degree online was the only way I would have been able to do it. I needed to work and study so had more flexibility in balancing workloads.

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Support and delivery

When you study with CQUniversity, you will have access to:

  • Study materials, discussion forums, recorded lectures as well as electronic library resources via an online portal
  • All facilities and resources that are available at CQU campuses and study centres across the country
  • Peer support and advice from fellow students through the Student Mentor Program
  • Learning support services including peer-assisted study sessions, and the Academic Learning Centre which provides academic advice and guidance

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Bachelor of Social Work

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  • Course price
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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