Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology)/Bachelor of Social Work
Queensland University of Technology - Kelvin Grove

Course outline

As a graduate, you have specialised skills for challenging and complex practice in a variety of settings including mental health, drug and alcohol prevention, and disabilities, and in the development and delivery of community services, counselling, and family-centred intervention. You can choose elective units in areas of psychology and social work including family and youth services, community practice, and international social work. A social work honours program based on GPA is available at the end of third year. This course is an Australian Association of Social Workers accredited qualification. Registration to practise as a psychologist requires further study.

QUT Offer Guarantee: If you achieve an ATAR/QUT selection rank of 93.00 or higher (including any adjustments) and satisfied all other admission requirements, you are guaranteed an offer for this course.

For more course information, visit Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology)/Bachelor of Social Work at QUT.

Fee notes

There are additional course requirements that you will need to meet as a student in this course. These requirements may have associated costs. Information is available from qut.edu.au/study.

Other requirements

A Suitability Card is required; refer to institution.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for QUT and for this course, refer to QUT’s website.

Prerequisites

Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Assumed knowledge

English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
77.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

93.25

82.25

76.65

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

95.10

83.80

77.20

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

15

<5*

0

24

0

N/P#

0

49

Percentage of all students

30.6%

<5*

0.0%

49.0%

0.0%

N/P#

0.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

Social worker in mental health, counselling, child protection, family welfare, program development, drug and alcohol prevention, disability and community services.

Membership

Refer to Bachelor of Social Work.

Course Code
425062
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$7760 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences, Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

5 years Full time

Location
Brisbane