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Charles Sturt University (CSU)

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Bachelor of Social Work

  • Bachelor

The Bachelor of Social Work is a highly regarded and practical course which enables you to enter a profession of critical importance in guiding and supporting individuals, families and whole sectors of our varied communities.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
4 years full-time, 8 years part-time
Course Code
025159D
Study Mode
Online, In person
Intake Months
Apr, Aug

About this course

The Bachelor of Social Work is a highly regarded and practical course which enables you to enter a profession of critical importance in guiding and supporting individuals, families and whole sectors of our varied communities.

Entry requirements

Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) Students will be invited to enter the Honours program on completion of the first three years of the Bachelor of Social Work (full-time equivalent). Acceptance into the program is subject to the approval of a Social Work Honours Committee. Normally students should have Grade Point Average of 5. 0 or higher AND have completed the following subjects: HCS204 Research Methods HCS200 Social Work Theory and Practice 1 HCS202 Social Work Theory and Practice 2 HCS303 Social Work Field Education 1 . Bachelor of Social Work An ATAR of 65 (including adjustment factors) OR Successful completion of two University level subjects (AQF level Associate Degree or higher) demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies OR A completed AQF Certificate III or higher level qualification undertaken post-secondary schooling. OR 50% completion of an AQF Diploma level qualification OR Successful completion of a Tertiary Preparation Course from an Australian University or an accredited provider demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies OR Successful completion of the CSU Indigenous Access Program OR Successful application via the Schools Recommendation Scheme AND Standard English Language Proficiency requirements - refer to http://futurestudents. csu. edu. au/apply/english-language  for the specific requirements. Integrated Bachelor of Social Work Students may be admitted to the course on the basis of: Meeting one of the requirements as set above (ATAR of 65 or equivalent) and standard English language requirements* AND Concurrent enrolment with an affiliated institution in a course that will lead to completion of a Diploma of Community Services. Articulated Bachelor of Social Work Students may also be admitted to the course on the basis of a completed accredited Diploma in the human services discipline, including, but not limited to those listed below: * Diploma of Community Services * Diploma of Community Services (Alcohol and Other Drugs) * Diploma of Community Services (Alcohol and Other Drugs and Mental Health) * Diploma of Community Services (Case Management) * Diploma of Community Services (Financial Counselling) * Diploma of Community Services (Mental Health) * Diploma of Community Services Work * Diploma of Community Development * Diploma of Counselling * Diploma of Disability * Diploma of Youth Work OR Other completed Diploma in the human services discipline, as assessed as appropriate by the Course Director AND Standard English Language Proficiency requirements - refer to http://futurestudents. csu. edu. au/apply/english-language  for the specific requirements. * *Please note: While CSU standard English Language Proficiency requirements satisfy the entry criteria for this degree, an academic IELTS with a minimum overall score of 7 and with no score below 7 in each of the individual skill areas may be required by the AASW for employment purposes, in accordance with its English Language Policy (https://www. aasw. asn. au/document/item/139 ). How to applyAll applicants must apply to CSU through UAC or direct to CSU online. Applicants for the Integrated pathway must also apply online to an affiliated TAFE NSW campus for a course that will lead to completion of a Diploma of Community Services (see Credit

Study locations

Online

How to apply

Apply direct to CSU Are you a non-school leaver or do you want to study online?

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Social Work courses at Charles Sturt University (CSU).
89.7%
Overall satisfaction
83.3%
Skill scale
67.6%
Teaching scale
85.2%
Employed full-time
$69k
Average salary