Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

As a UQ Social Work (Honours) graduate, you will create a fairer, more inclusive society and champion the rights of the disadvantaged. The program combines core knowledge and skills in social work, social policy and research. You will learn about social work and the law, human development, professional ethics, current welfare and social issues in Australian society, and a range of related social science disciplines. For more information, visit Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) at UQ.

Note

You can take the program part-time, but the semesters that have placement require full-time enrolment. Students commencing the program in semester 2 will take longer to complete the degree.

Other requirements

Students must obtain a Blue Card before commencing a placement course, and hold it for the duration of the program. For more information, visit Placements.

Admissions Criteria

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

Prerequisites

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

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
76.00
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

91.45

82.35

75.50

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

91.70

83.05

76.05

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

26

<5*

<5*

18

0

0

N/P#

54

Percentage of all students

48.2%

<5*

<5*

33.3%

0.0%

0.0%

N/P#

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

Graduates work as social workers in a variety of government, community and private organisations. They work with individuals, groups and communities, such as abused children, people with disabilities, people with mental health issues, victims and perpetrators of domestic violence, people with eating issues, homeless people, survivors of sexual abuse, asylum seekers, elderly people, and people with drug and alcohol issues.

Membership

Australian Association of Social Workers.

Course Code
734001
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$11020 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 4 years Part time & 2 years Full time

Location
Brisbane