What will I learn?

Do you have a passion for social justice, human rights, making a difference?

This degree produces graduates equipped to work with skill and passion to enhance the social wellbeing of individuals, groups and communities, both locally and globally. The social issues people experience in a dynamically changing world are often complex, and this program aims to produce graduates who can support change ethically across a diversity of needs, forms of disadvantage, and practice contexts. You'll learn through a rich combination of academic and extensive work practice knowledge and approaches. The program is underpinned by principles of human rights, social justice and integrity as the foundation for professional social work practice.

Career opportunities

  • Health
  • Mental health
  • Disability
  • Schools
  • Policy development
  • Centrelink
  • Child protection

Graduates are eligible to become members of:

  • Australian Association of Social Workers.

This program is accredited with the Australian Association of Social Workers.

Which department am I in?

School of Law and Society

CRICOS

062654D

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$25,400.00 (13,59,743) per year
AUD $1,01,600 for the entire course
Start date

Expected July 2022

Venue

Moreton Bay Campus

1 Moreton Parade,

PETRIE,

Queensland,

4502, BRISBANE, Australia

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$25,400.00 (13,59,743) per year
AUD $1,01,600 for the entire course
Start date

Expected July 2022

Venue

University of the Sunshine Coast

90 Sippy Downs Drive,

SIPPY DOWNS,

Queensland,

4556, SUNSHINE COAST, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have One of the following: US High School Certificate + SAT scores, or SAT + AP scores, or ACT scores, or High School Diploma and AP. Students must have completed a minimum level of education similar to successful completion of Australian Year 12 with good grades. English Language Requirements accepted: IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each subtest; TOEFL: Paper-based: Overall score of 550 with minimum essay score of 4; TOEFL: Internet-based: Overall score of 76 with minimum score of 18 for writing; Pearson Test of English: Overall score of 50 with no communicative score less than 50; CAE/CPE: Overall score of 169 or above with no less than 162 in each skill; ISLPR (IIAA accredited)- (previously ASLPR): 3 in all four skill areas; Global Assessment Certificate (GAC): Successful completion with a minimum GPA of 2.3; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 2: Successful completion; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 3: Successful completion.

For international students

You must:

  • be at least 17 years of age, or have completed Year 12 or equivalent

IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each subtest; TOEFL (Internet-based): overall score of 86 with minimum score of 21 for writing and 20 in all other sections; TOEFL ( Paper-based) - overall score of 575 with minimum essay score of 4; Pearson Test of English: Overall score of 58 with no sub score less than 54; CAE (or CPE): Overall score of 177 or above with no less than 169 in each skill; ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES (EAP) 2: Successful completion of EAP 2 with a minimum overall score of 70%.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by this university

University of the Sunshine Coast offers below pathways course for this subject
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