Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Social Work

University of Sydney

The Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social Work combined program enables students to pursue studies to third-year level in humanities and/or social sciences units of study and also obtain a qualification to practise as a social worker. The course integrates studies in the social sciences, social policy and social work theory and practThis course is for people with a commitment to social justice and an interest in working with people from diverse backgrounds and experiences. You will learn about the nature of social policy, social work and historical and contemporary debates in policy and practice. There is a strong emphasis on Australian and comparative social welfare studies. You will prepare for professional practice through intensive learning in study groups. You will understand theories informing policy and practice, to use and develop knowledge from research and to work with value and ethical issues. You may also have an opportunity to complete honours.ice, with a strong emphasis on Australian and comparative social welfare studies. In the last two years of the course students undertake the professional social work program, which includes fieldwork placements supervised by highly skilled and experienced practitioners in a variety of settings. These placements are an essential part of the course. The degree provides the opportunity for broad study in the arts together with a professional qualification in social work. Students learn about the nature of social policy, social work and historical and contemporary debates in policy and practice. There is a strong emphasis on Australian and comparative social welfare studies.

Course Fee:


International: $210,000

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 HSC or equivalent; selection via ATAR. Assumed knowledge: Depends on the first-year units selected.

Structure:

Core units: social policy, social work, sociology. In addition to the core social work units, you will undertake a major from B Arts Table A and a minor from Table S. Major studies are complemented by short foundation courses in areas such as data analysis, entrepreneurship, programming, project management, team leadership. All students undertake a professional program in social work. Field education placements totalling 140 days are undertaken in fourth and fifth years.

Subjects you can Study:

Table A: Agricultural and resource economics; American studies; ancient Greek; ancient history; anthropology; Arabic language and cultures; archaeology; art history; Asian studies; Australian literature; biblical studies and classical Hebrew; Celtic studies; Chinese studies; criminology; cultural studies; digital cultures; diversity studies; econometrics; economics; economic policy; English; European studies; film studies; financial economics; French and francophone studies; gender studies; Germanic studies; Hebrew (modern); history; Indigenous studies; Indonesian studies; international comparative literary studies; international relations; Italian studies; Japanese studies; Jewish civilisation, thought and culture; Korean studies; Latin; linguistics; modern Greek studies; music; philosophy; political economy; politics; psychology; Sanskrit; social policy; socio-legal studies; sociology; Spanish and Latin American studies; studies in religion; theatre and performance studies; writing studies. Table S: Accounting; agricultural and resource economics; American studies; anatomy and histology; ancient Greek; ancient history; animal health, disease and welfare; animal production; anthropology; applied medical science; Arabic language and cultures; archaeology; art history; Asian studies; banking; behavioural science; biblical studies and classical Hebrew;, biochemistry and molecular biology; biology; business analytics; business information systems; business law; cell and developmental biology; chemistry; Chinese studies; computer science; cultural studies; data science; design; digital cultures; ecology and evolutionary biology; econometrics; economic policy; economics; education; English; environmental studies; European studies; film studies; finance; financial economics; financial mathematics and statistics; food science; French and francophone studies; gender studies; genetics and genomics; geography; geology and geophysics; Germanic studies; health; hearing and sp

Recognition:

Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00026A

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Camperdown/Darlington 78.7 No Full time 5 years
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