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University of Newcastle

Newcastle , New South Wales ,Australia

Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)

As a professional Social Worker, you will have endless opportunities to make a difference.

Social workers are involved in meaningful, life-changing work. You will learn about supporting and resolving personal and social relationship issues between individuals, families, groups, organisations and communities. The courses you study as part of this degree program will teach you to relieve distress, redress inequalities and promote social justice.

The Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) is an experience-based degree program that will prepare you for a professional career as a social worker. There is a strong demand for qualified Social Workers and job opportunities are broad and incredibly rewarding.

Campus Information

Newcastle - Callaghan

The University of Newcastle's main campus at Callaghan is only 12 kilometres from beaches and the heart of Newcastle - a city named as one of the world's top 'Smart Cities' to watch in 2017 by Global magazine National Geographic Traveler.

Intakes

  • Feb

Application Processing Time in Days: 21

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Career opportunities
Social work offers many fields of practice that lead to incredibly diverse career pathways. About 89% secure work soon after graduating and UON graduates enjoy the advantage of being recruited locally, nationally and internationally.

In Australia, social workers are generally employed in several industries, including:

  • health care and social assistance
  • government, public administration and safety
  • education and training
  • administrative and support services

Depending on your chosen expertise, you can work here and around the world in areas such as management, education, research, policy development, politics and community planning.

PSW Opportunity

  • 3 years

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools..

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