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Arts and Social Work, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
University rank #42 (QS) ,
The Arts and Social Work program at the University of Sydney offers a comprehensive and flexible combined degree program that qualifies you as an accredited social worker, while also allowing you to enhance your qualification with majors and minors that complement the Bachelor of Social Work.

About

During the Arts and Social Work program at the University of Sydney, you will undertake integrated studies in social sciences, social policy and social work theory and practice, with a strong emphasis on Australian and comparative social welfare studies.

In the last two years of the degree all students undertake the professional social work program, which includes two fieldwork placements supervised by highly skilled and experienced practitioners in a variety of settings.

We develop field education learning expectations across the program and aim to develop values, skills and knowledge for levels from beginner to a practitioner capable of meeting the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) Practice Standards.

Career Pathways

  • aged care worker
  • children and families support worker
  • community worker in programs for people with disabilities
  • migrant and refugee liaison officer
  • international development worker

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: We strongly encourage international applicants to apply as early as possible to allow time for visa and travel arrangements. 
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sociology
  • Anthropology Major
  • Arts and Social Sciences 
  • Diversity Studies
  • Social Policy
  • Social Work
  • Open Learning Environment

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    85

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  • Minimum required score:

    565

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General Requirements

  • CRICOS code: 012851B
  • a secondary education qualification such as the NSW Higher School Certificate (including national and international equivalents), or approved higher education study, including approved preparation courses.

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    42000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42000 AUD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    6566 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6566 AUD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for Sydney

  • 1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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