This program is ideal for students with a passion for social justice and human rights. Social workers make an impact on the lives of others, making this a rewarding study choice. In the higher education diploma year, students develop fundamental academic skills and cement their knowledge in foundation subjects and core concepts. On successful completion of the diploma, students progress into the Griffith University Bachelor of Social Work with credit. This accredited program develops high quality social work practitioners with critical thinking skills grounded in the values and ethics of the profession, promoting social justice, diversity, equity, and a commitment to the rights and needs of the people with whom they work. Graduates are prepared for practice in a range of social work roles. For more course information, visit Diploma of Social and Psychological Science and Bachelor of Social Work at Griffith University.
Students must meet all professional practice requirements. For more information, visit the Griffith University Placement Support Hub.
Fees for the Diploma programs are subject to change each year. Please refer to Griffith College tuition fees published for each program and can be found at https://www.griffithcollege.edu.au/study-options/. To calculate your degree fees use the Fee Calculator at http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees
Applicant must have completed Year 12 or equivalent
English (Units 3 and 4, C)
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Child welfare and families; counselling; employment and income support; health and mental health; policy development and research. Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from diverse cultures including migrants and refugees, the disability field, older persons, youth and adolescents.
5 Oct 2023
11 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024
4 years Full time or 8 years Part time