Bachelor of Human Services and Master of Social Work

La Trobe University

Student rating (4.05) from 132 reviews
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Overview

Bachelor Degree
Melbourne
4.5 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

With a focus on the promotion of human rights and social justice, this four-year degree incorporating a postgraduate qualification gives you the skills to contribute to a fairer and more equitable society.

This qualifying social work course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to improve outcomes for individuals, groups and communities through direct practice, community development, developing social policy initiatives, research and evaluation.

Your first year will consist of three interdisciplinary subjects, psychology, sociology and two social work subjects. In second year you'll look at social work theories and develop an understanding of community service organisations and the needs of individuals, families and groups.
Careers

Opportunities include -
work in program development and evaluation, child protection, disability, family violence and many other contexts. You could take up...

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Additional Information

A crucial part of the course is our social work field placement program. Under the supervision of an experienced social worker, you'll complete a m...

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Ratings

Average ratings for Bachelor of Human Services and Master of Social Work based on 4 reviews
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4.25
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4.75
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3.75
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