In this program, students undertake a range of units to equip them as professional social workers. They can undertake specialist units in child and family services, aged services, disability services, or services to young people. Other units cover areas such as mental health, legal and ethical aspects of practice, Indigenous perspectives, and dealing with complexity. Students may also choose a distinctive study pathway such as child protection, international social work practice or research.

Course Fee:


International: $136,800

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; English (4,SA)

Structure:

Students undertake 2 placements of 500 hours each in third and fourth year respectively.

Subjects you can Study:

Social work

Study Pathways:

Students may apply to transfer to a Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) at the end of second year. Entry to Honours will be competitive and will be based on Grade Point Average. Students may be able to claim credit for part of their course, on the basis of completed or partially completed studies, and other assessable learning outcomes.

Further information:

Current Blue Card and Hepatitis B vaccination prior to commencing the placement components in this course. Diphtheria, Measles, Mumps, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Rubella, Tetanus and Varicella (Chicken Pox) vaccinations are mandatory for all students attending a Queensland Health facility for placement. Hepatitis A, Influenza and Poliomyelitis are highly recommended for all Health students. QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for students. Applicants who receive an OP 1-5 or equivalent are guaranteed an offer for this course in the major offer round.

Recognition:

Graduates of this course are eligible for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) as a social worker.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00213J

Related Careers:

Social Worker,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Kelvin Grove No info Yes Full time 4 years
Kelvin Grove No info Yes Part time 8 years

Why study with us?

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession through real experiences and contacts.

Many of our courses offer you the flexibility to expand your knowledge into fields that your degree doesn’t traditionally explore—making study more stimulating and preparing you for a more agile future. You can also choose from an extensive range of double degrees for a competitive advantage that gives you greater variety in your study and career, plus opportunities and networks across two fields. There are also options to study online or undertake a short professional development course through QUTeX to apply quickly in your career.

Be career ready

You will gain experience in labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with industry partners. We are ranked in the top 50 in the world for employer-student connections*.

Lay the groundwork for your entrepreneurial future at QUT. Students are empowered to realise great ideas, launch start-ups and social enterprises. In fact, more founders of start-ups have studied at QUT than any other Queensland university**.

In an increasingly global economy, you can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded. We are ranked in the world’s top 250 universities***.

City-based campuses

Our campuses are located in central Brisbane and offer outstanding facilities including the award-winning Science and Engineering Precinct at Gardens Point campus, as well as a dedicated Creative Industries Precinct and new Education Precinct at Kelvin Grove campus.

 

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* QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019.

**Startup Muster Report 2018.

***QS World University Rankings 2019.

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