Social Work

Social Work

Job titles

  • Social Worker
  • Community Service Worker

Start dates

  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)

English requirements

  • IELTS 6.5 – 7.0

Academic requirements   

  • GPA 65/100 – 90/100
  • Bachelor's degree: High school graduate, foundation or diploma
  • Master's degree: Bachelor's degree. Some universities may require background knowledge
  • Juris Doctor Program: Bachelor's degree

Subjects

  • Human Development and Behaviour
  • Introduction to Human Rights and Ethics
  • Australian Society
  • Systems and Policies
  • People, Community and Disability
  • Mental Health and Social Work
  • Working in Human Service Organisations
  • Social Construction of Welfare

Pathways

  • Foundation or diploma

Institution list

Bachelor's (Undergraduate)

QLD

Australian Catholic University, CQUniversity, Griffith University, James Cook University, Queensland University of Technology, University of Queensland, University of Southern Queensland, University of the Sunshine Coast

VIC

Deakin University, Monash University, RMIT, Victoria University

SA

Flinders University, University of South Australia

WA

Curtin University, Edith Cowan University

TAS

University of Tasmania

NT

Charles Darwin University

Master's (Postgraduate)

QLD

Australian Catholic University, Griffith University, Queensland University of Technology, University of Queensland

VIC

Deakin University, La Trobe University, Monash University, RMIT

NSW

University of New South Wales, University of Technology Sydney

WA

Murdoch University, University of Western Australia

TAS

University of Tasmania

Recent Job Growth
5.1%
5 year growth
Study Options
Bachelor's: 3 years
Diploma + Bachelor's: 3 years
Master's: 1.5 – 2.5 years
Work & Migration options
  • Subclass 485
    Subclass 485 for 2 years
  • Subclass 189
    Subclass 189 – Permanent Residency
Average Salary
$59,159
per annum