The Bachelor of Social Work offered at Edith Cowan University focuses on working alongside regional, rural and remote communities, and integrating sustainability into social work practice.
With the professional skills you’ll develop, your career can take you in many directions. This might include working in mental health, community development, child protection or social research. You could be running groups, such as with young people, new parents, or people in prisons. Or you could be supporting communities to organise projects campaigning for impactful social policy to transform systemic issues like homelessness, racism or even climate change.
Possible future job titles
Community Development Officer, Mental Health Worker, Human Service Manager, Child Protection Officer, Policy Research Officer, Hospital Social Worker, Community Health Worker, Family Support Worker, Disability Advocate, Counsellor
This course has been Accredited by Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).
- Social Inclusion and People with Intellectual Disabilities
- Psychology for Social Work
- Professional Practice
- Social Research
- Rural, Regional and Remote Community Development
- Philosophy, Knowledge and Ethics
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We recommend you apply as soon as you can. It's best to receive an offer as early as possible so you can prepare for orientation and semester start.
DisciplinesSocial Work View 67 other Bachelors in Social Work in Australia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
CRICOS code: 060864KAll applicants must meet the academic admission requirements for this course. The indicative or guaranteed ATAR is as published (where applicable) or academic admission requirements may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:
- AQF Cert IV;
- Successfully completed 0.25 EFTSL of study at bachelor level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent);
- Undergraduate Certificate;
- Special Tertiary Admissions Test;
- University Preparation Course;
- Indigenous University Orientation Course;
- Aboriginal University Readiness Assessment; or
- Experience Based Entry Scheme.
International33000 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33000 AUD per year during 48 months.
National9587 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9587 AUD per year during 48 months.
- National - Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.