Studying Social Work

Study to become a registered social worker or build on your existing qualification to advance in your career.

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Our social work programmes offer an integrated approach, combining key knowledge from the social sciences, social work theory and the impact of policy and legal systems, along with specialised knowledge for practice in health, child and family and youth social work services.

The best way to learn is by doing and our Social Work programmes ensure you gain plenty of real-world experience by completing practical placements as a social worker where you will have the chance to put your theory skills into practice alongside some of the best in the field.

Become a social worker

Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)

Seek solutions to social challenges and improve lives by studying at a high level towards a rewarding career in social work. This programme will qualify you to work as a social worker and equip you with range of transferable skills for a variety of careers.

Master of Social Work (Professional)

Interested in making a career change into Social Work? This programme can offer you a two-year pathway into a career as a registered social worker by building on your existing bachelors degree in a relevant discipline such as social science, sociology, psychology, health science or human services.

You will gain essential knowledge and understanding of the values, theories and interventions that underpin social work practice. You’ll graduate as a critical and reflective practitioner who is able to contribute to any field of social work practice.