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Bachelor of Social Work

Undergraduate | UNE-SWK-DEG | 2024

Become an accredited social worker and empower individuals and communities

Learn to make a positive impact on clients' lives. You’ll study social welfare theory, engage in field education, and gain insight into social problems. Explore sociology. Build counselling and case management skills. Get ready for the challenge of social work.

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Online & on-campus
100% online
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4 years full time or part time equivalent
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Bachelor of Social Work

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Our social work graduates are in demand in Australia and overseas for rewarding and challenging careers. Choose the direction you want to take, with strong projected future growth in the field. With its emphasis on skill development and continuing lifelong education, a social work degree from UNE can open doorways to careers in counselling, case management, management, research, policy development, politics and community planning.  

Social workers are employed in a diverse range of government, non-government and community agencies such as:  

  • hospitals and community health centres 
  • early intervention, child protection programs and family support services 
  • schools 
  • justice systems 
  • housing services 
  • mental health 
  • disability and aged care services. 

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