Southern Cross University

Bachelor of Social Work

Southern Cross University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 01241G

The Bachelor of Social Work is an entry-level, professionally accredited qualification to practise as a social worker. The course prepares students to work in a diverse range of fields including health and mental health, child and family welfare, cross-cultural work and work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, youth work, homelessness, domestic and family violence, disability, drug and alcohol, community development, and advocacy.


Credit points 384


  • Social Work

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12
  • Recommended: any 2 units of English
  • Or TAFE and VET awards (Certificate III and above)
  • Or Undergraduate and Postgraduate study
  • Or Work Experience (minimum of 1 year full-time equivalent)


The course is accredited by the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) for entry into the social work profession.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast International: $123,328
  • ATAR: 60
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Online campus
  • ATAR: 60
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 4 years

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