Bachelor of Social Work/Bachelor of Criminology and Justice

University of the Sunshine Coast

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Bachelor Degree
Sunshine Coast
5.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

This double degree provides graduates with a comprehensive knowledge of the social causes and consequences of crime and disadvantage; including dimensions of disability, mental health, gender, ethnicity, race, poverty, employment and locality.

You will gain enhanced skills in a range of specific social and criminology knowledge areas, as well as high levels of literacy and information and communication technology skills, equipping you for work in the human service and/or criminal justice industries.

Within the social work component you will benefit from teaching staff that include practising social workers. You'll also gain valuable practical experience in field education opportunities. The social work component of the program is fully accredited by the Australian Association of Social Workers, and prepares professionals to work with individuals, families, groups and communities.

Graduates are eligible to work in a broad range of industries and roles including mental health, social research, policy development and analysis, organisational...

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