Bachelor of Social Work

Deakin University

This program provides a progressive and innovative approach to social work with emphasis on personal, community and social development in urban/rural and local/global contexts. The course engages with the interplay between diversity, power and social inequality through anti-oppressive, empowerment and critically-reflective approaches to social work practice and social policy.

Course Fee:


International: $114,496

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Units 3 & 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL; Police check; Working with Children check. International students must have an overall IELTS score of 7 with no band less than 7.

Structure:

32 credit points of study, including fieldwork education placements. Extensive field placements are required and provide an opportunity for students to learn from experience under the supervision of qualified social work practitioners.

Subjects you can Study:

Behavioural science; Case management; Community development

Study Pathways:

Honours is available, subject to a quota. Selection into Honours will be based on achievement in the first 3 years of the program.

Further information:

Field education placements provide an opportunity for students to learn from experience under the supervision of qualified social work practitioners. During the program students will complete two field education placements of 500 hours each, totalling a minimum of 1000 hours that are conducted in a variety of communities and workplaces in metropolitan and regional settings. As social work at Deakin has a rural focus, one of the two fieldwork placements will have a rural focus.

Recognition:

Australian Association of Social Workers Ltd (AASW)

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Waterfront 66.25 No Online 4 years
Waterfront 66.25 No Full time 4 years
Waterfront 66.25 No Part time 9 years

Deakin University has five campuses, one in Melbourne's eastern suburbs, two in the port city of Geelong and one in Warrnambool on the south-west coast of Victoria. Deakin’s fastest growing is the Cloud Campus where over 15,000 students study predominantly online. All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from Deakin’s award-winning digital environment. 

Deakin is proud of its inclusive and student-focused culture and its reputation for using innovative digital solutions to provide an engaging and personalised learning experience. Deakin is committed to lifelong learning, providing students with choices about how, when and where learning occurs. 

With 56 000 students it is one of Australia’s largest universities. The university has a large, diverse student body, with many mature age and part-time students, a high proportion of international students and others from regional areas. It engages students from non-traditional student groups through flexible learning modes and comprehensive transition programs, as well as community-based education.

Deakin’s four faculties offer courses across the arts, science, sport, nutrition, architecture, business, law, medicine, optometry, engineering, nursing, allied health, psychology and teaching. The university provides a broad range of double degrees, offering combinations such as nursing with midwifery, health sciences with information systems, and criminology with psychological science.

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