Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)

Study Discipline: Social Sciences
Study Programme Details
City: Brisbane
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


48 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey with our Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) program, designed to empower you as a catalyst for social change. In a world where social justice is paramount, this program equips you with the skills and knowledge to make a tangible difference. Through immersive learning experiences, you’ll become adept at addressing the complex challenges facing individuals, families, groups, and communities.

Embracing current trends and future possibilities in the field, our program nurtures a deep commitment to societal well-being. You’ll not only intervene and support those in need but also advocate for equitable access to opportunities and resources. With a focus on empowerment, you’ll learn to stimulate action, foster inclusivity, and champion the rights of the marginalized.


At UQ, our Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) offers a dynamic pathway for aspiring social workers. Dive into specialized areas such as health and aging, children, youth and families, and mental health, guided by award-winning educators who are passionate about your success. Through a blend of theoretical insights and practical experiences, you’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of social work principles and practices.

Prepare for the real world through 1000 hours of supervised placement in diverse clinical settings, including hospitals and various public and private agencies. Expand your horizons with the opportunity for rural, interstate, or international placements, enriching your perspective and honing your skills on a global scale.

Admission Requirements

  • Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C).
  • Minimum entry score: Refer to the respective guidelines for your qualification and study location.
  • English language requirements: IELTS overall 7; TOEFL iBT 100; PTE Academic 72; BE 5 with A in all macro skills; CES 185.
  • Additional requirements may apply, subject to change.
  • Child, Youth and Family
  • Health and Ageing
  • Mental Health

Annual fee:

  • International:AUD $41,120
  • Domestic:$9,869

Future Career Outcomes

Unlock a world of possibilities with a degree in Social Work (Honours). Join the ranks of our esteemed alumni who have gone on to excel in diverse fields such as healthcare, education, social services, and advocacy. Our program equips you with the expertise to meet the evolving demands of the industry, from promoting mental wellness to advocating for social equality.

Visa Requirements:

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