Bachelor of Social Work

Program code

1372

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

4 years full-time
8 years part-time
2 years full-time (CCNU students)

Credit points

320

Indicative fee

$6,566.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual CSP fee

Entry requirements

14

OP 2019

68

Rank 2019 (more)

OR VET qualification

Certificate III

Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Prerequisites

  • English (4SA)

Assumed knowledge

Nil

OP 1-6 Guarantee

If you receive an OP 1-6 or equivalent and meet subject prerequisites, you are guaranteed a place in this program.

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

The Griffith Academic Calendar is changing in 2017. It is moving from semesters in 2016 to trimesters in 2017. In considering your study options you will need to select semester for 2016 and prior years and trimester for 2017 and onwards. Find out more on the Griffith Academic Calendar.

 

For Domestic and those International students not required to complete the English Language Enhancement course

For the award of Bachelor of Social Work (BSocWk), you must successfully complete 320 credit points, made up of the core courses AND

  • 10 credit points of listed field of practice electives;
  • 10 credit points of free-choice electives.

Other program requirements

You must successfully complete:

  • no more than 100 credit points of Level 1 courses (the first digit of a course code denotes the level);
  • at least 60 credit points of Level 3 courses or higher.

This degree may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur.

Designated courses for the purposes of exclusion

The courses listed below are designated for the purposes of the Academic Standing, Progression and Exclusion Policy. A student who fails a designated course will be subject to review by the Health Assessment Board and may be excluded from the program.

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3012HSV Social Work Field Placement 1  30
Tri 2 4012HSV Social Work Field Placement 2  30

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

English Language Enhancement

Domestic students enrolled in this program whose first language is not English may complete the following English Language Enhancement (ELE) course as an elective.

Students whose first language is English are not permitted to undertake this ELE course.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.