*** This program has been cancelled and replaced with 480902 B Social Work (Honours) ***
|UAC code||Pattern of attendance||2013 cut-off||Start date||Major offer round|
|Newcastle – Callaghan||CSP||480900||*** cancelled ***|
Recommended studies: For Psychology: Mathematics.
Major studies: Social work Minor studies: Law, philosophy, psychology, sociology.
Practical experience: Two placements of 70 days each of supervised field education placements are undertaken in Years 3 and 4. Placements may extend beyond normal semester times. Students have the opportunity to undertake the second placement outside the Newcastle area and must meet their own associated travel and accommodation costs.
Honours: Honours is awarded on the basis of superior performance in the research and thesis components of the program.
Professional recognition: Australian Association of Social Workers.
Career opportunities: Examples include professional social work in a wide range of government and non-government agencies such as welfare and charitable organisations, hospitals, health centres, social security and welfare departments, probation and parole services, and local government.
Additional information: TAFE Articulation: Upon evidence of completion of the Diploma of Community Services Work, Diploma of Community Services (Alcohol, Other Drugs and Mental Health), Diploma in Community Welfare Work or the Diploma of Youth Work, credit is granted for 80 units and into Year 2 of the program.
This is an experience-based learning program that integrates theory, practice and social work values. Emphasis is placed on self-directed learning and well-planned and supported field-education placements. The program helps you prepare to practise as a professional social worker, working with communities, groups, families and individuals to address inequality and promote the wellbeing of people in society.
2. The academic content of this program is currently under review.
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