Bachelor On Campus Online

Social Work

Charles Darwin University

48 months
25832 AUD/year
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The Social Work program from Charles Darwin University is a professionally recognised course that prepares you to pursue a career as a social worker, where you will work with people to achieve changes to improve their lives. You will guide and support the individual client, family, or community to meet their goals.


You will do this by providing support, counselling, case management, and/or community development. You will be an advocate for social change to create a more socially just society. You will walk beside those who are vulnerable, identifying their strengths and capacity for making change.

With the Social Work program from Charles Darwin University, you will gain the knowledge and skills required to work with individuals, families, groups and communities. You will develop practical skills to work effectively and safely with those in crisis, vulnerable or impacted by poverty and social disadvantage.

Key areas of your coursework include multi-disciplinary practice, cross-cultural practice and working in virtual contexts and with practical skills based on the entry/application requirements of organisations.

Professional recognition

Graduates of the Bachelor of Social Work qualify for membership to the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychology
  • Sociological Perspectives
  • Global Sociology
  • Communication Skills
  • Social Work Skills A
  • Indigenous Contemporary Perspectives
  • Developmental Psychology Across the Lifespan
  • Human Service Organisations
  • Dynamics of Group Work

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 92 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


320 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 058608M

  • Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent) and the awarding of an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of at least 60*.
  • Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate III level or higher.
  • Successful completion of at least 0.5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma.
  • Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications.
  • Attainment of a STAT Multiple Choice score of 140.
  • Successful completion of the Tertiary Enabling Program, the Preparation for Tertiary Success courses, or other recognised tertiary preparation course.
  • Submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25832 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25832 AUD per year during 48 months.

Commonwealth supported places for domestic students

Living costs for Darwin

1493 - 2530 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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