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The achelor of Social Work (Honours) from University of Tasmania has been designed to exceed professional accreditation standards, and will give you key skills in ethical, innovative and collaborative social work practice.

The new curriculum will equip you with advanced knowledge of social work research principles and methods.  

It also includes 1,000 hours of supervised professional field education placement, and students are encouraged to take part in additional project and research work with communities and industry.

You will graduate as a creative and ethical communicator who respectfully uses knowledge to meet the needs of diverse social work client groups, communities and organisations. 

You will be able to respond to social justice and human rights challenges in ways that are culturally sensitive, principled, and effective.


The skills and expertise our Social Work graduates gain equips them for a diverse range of rewarding careers, including:

  • child safety practitioner
  • social worker
  • project manager
  • youth worker
  • mental health practitioner
  • researcher
  • policy analyst and advisor


This is an Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) accredited course. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    400 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Indigenous Lifeworlds: local to the global
  • Sociology: Understanding the Social World
  • Social Work and Human Service Practice
  • Understanding Individuality and Abnormality 
  • Gender: Being Human

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

CRICOS: 098280K

  • Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires the completion of qualifications equivalent to the 12th year in Australia. Some courses also require the completion of pre-requisite subjects, such as Mathematics or Chemistry. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33672 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 134667 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee and is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in.

Living costs for Hobart

  • 1204 - 2010 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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