UQ Social Work (Honours) graduates 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. Students 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.
Students 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.
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.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.
English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C)
For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.
Highest Rank to receive an offer
Median Rank to receive an offer
Lowest Rank to receive an offer
ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors
ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors
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.
For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.
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
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<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
Social workers in a variety of government, community and private organisations. 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.
Australian Association of Social Workers.
11 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024
4 years Full time or 4 years Part time & 2 years Full time