Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

Social Workers build relationships with individuals, groups and communities and advocate by being in the space between an individual and the broader community. Their mission is to help and empower people to overcome particular problems, and to champion the rights of disadvantaged groups to create a fairer, more inclusive society. This program combines core knowledge and skills in social work, social policy and research. During the program, students will learn about social work and the law, human development, professional ethics, and the principles and ideas that guide social workers.

Course Fee:

International: $134,178

Entry Requirements:

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) English


64 units; 1000 hours of supervised clinical practice

Subjects you can Study:

Child, youth and family; Health and ageing; Mental health

Study Pathways:

Graduates may go on to complete further studies in coursework and research programs.


Australian Association of Social Workers

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
St Lucia No info Yes Full time 4 years
St Lucia No info Yes Part time 8 years
Established in 1909, the University of Queensland is the oldest tertiary institution in the State and one of Australia's premier learning and research institutions. The University aims to enable students and staff to positively influence the society in which they live by creating a learning and discovery environment in which they can develop and fulfil their aspirations. It rewards excellence, openness and innovation and encourages widespread engagement with state, national and international communities. The main campus is at St Lucia in Brisbane with UQ Gatton located 80 kilometres to the west and UQ Herston campus located in the Brisbane Hospital precinct. The UQ Brisbane City site is located in the Brisbane CBD. Other UQ locations include teaching hospitals and health centres, veterinary science centres, agricultural science farms, marine research stations, physics research stations, seismograph stations and an underground mine. University of Queensland students include school leavers plus students from interstate and overseas. International students from over 100 countries account for a large percentage of total enrolments, diversifying cultural life on campus and providing opportunities for international networking. Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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