James Cook University JCU

Bachelor of Social Work

James Cook University JCU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

Promote the social welfare of individuals, families, groups and communities through empowering them to access to support programs and services. Examine psychology within social welfare practice, the determinants that lead to deviance and crime, and the socio-cultural elements that can influence welfare and social justice. Learn from experts in the field as you complete 1000 hours of placement and professional experience.


96 credit points as per course structure


  • Social work

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • English (Units 3/4,C)


Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)

Study pathways

Honours is offered to students who meet the stated criteria, available on a full or part-time basis.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Cairns International: $128,160
  • ATAR: 62
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
JCU Online
  • ATAR: 62
  • Online/Off-campus : 4 years
JCU Townsville International: $128,160
  • ATAR: 62
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Further information

The Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) requires all students to demonstrate that they have attended 20 days on campus face-to-face throughout their entire course. Meeting the AASW attendance requirements does not mitigate the attendance requirements for specific subjects within this course. Throughout this course more than 20 days attendance face-to-face on campus may be required. International student visa-holders must not enrol in more than a third of the total credit points for the course in online, distance or external study.

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