This information aims to provide a summary of the course. If you'd like to find out more, please go
The current political context presents challenges for social workers but our professionally accredited program is designed to assist students to become critically reflective agents of change in the struggle for a more democratic, equitable and sustainable world. Social work at USC has a critical analysis of social inequalities in ethnicity, social class, gender, sexuality, age, and other forms of social division.
The program equips students with innovative knowledge and skills to undertake social action, counselling, community development, policy analysis and development, advocacy and research to work with people individually and collectively for change. Students complete two field education placements (1000 hours in total), enabling integration of classroom learning with practical workplace experience in a huge range of fields including: health and mental health, child protection, disability, sexual assault, working with young people, refugees and Indigenous communities. Employment opportunities are extremely diverse both locally and internationally.
Many community-based and Government roles including: health, mental health, disability, schools, policy development, Centrelink and child protection.
Average ratings for Bachelor of Social Work based on 1 review
We ask: What are the job prospects like? Does the course help set you up with a job in the field?
We ask: Were the teachers engaging? Did they have good industry experience? Did they use real life examples?
We ask: Was the material relevant, up to date and appropriate given the state of the industry?
We ask: Was the course worth the time taken to complete it?
We ask: Was the course worth the money paid to complete it?