This program is for students who want to make a real difference in the lives of others. It provides an entry-level qualification into the social work profession. It will suit recent high school graduates, mature aged students, and those looking to enter the human services sector. Progression options are flexible, with a Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) available for meritorious students, who are enrolled in the Bachelor of Social Work, in the fourth year of their studies. Those who initially enrol in the Bachelor of Social Work and wish to exit early can do so at the completion of the second year, graduating with an Associate Degree of Human Services.

Course Fee:

Australian: $56,004
International: $69,992

Entry Requirements:

If under 21 minimum ATAR of 60 (or equivalent), or successful 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). If you are aged 21 years or older provide a written statement (up to 500 words) outlining your interest in studying social work/human service work.


28 units and 1000 hours of placement

Subjects you can Study:

Social work

Study Pathways:

Honours is available.


Provisionally accredited qualifications by the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 01328A

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Sydney No info Yes Full time 4 years
Sydney No info Yes Part time
Since 1983 the Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) has been teaching applied psychology and helping to prepare students to change lives - to make a difference. A leader in applied psychology education, ACAP offers specialist courses in counselling, case management, coaching, social work and psychology, and has more than 4000 students currently studying on-campus or online. ACAP is a nationally registered training organisation (RTO) and higher education provider (HEP). ACAP has city campuses in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide. Each campus offers a unique experience while delivering the same course content and quality teaching. You can also combine your on-campus learning with studying by flexible delivery. This RTO can offer VET Student Loans for certain approved courses. A VET Student Loan is a capped loan from the Australian Government to help you pay your tuition fees. Your initial loan debt amount (loan and loan fee, if applicable), plus indexation, must be paid back once you start earning over a certain amount. The compulsory threshold for the 2019-2020 income year is $45,881.

Provider CRICOS: 01328A

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