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Social Work (Professional Qualifying)

James Cook University

24 months
Duration
30400 AUD/year
21960 AUD/year
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About

This specialist Social Work (Professional Qualifying) course from James Cook University is designed by JCU to give you valuable opportunities to network and gain practical professional experience in social welfare agencies, both in Australia and overseas.

Overview

Enhance your current qualifications and gain the critical skills to improve the lives of others, working towards creating a just and equitable society. 

Acquire valuable hands-on experience working with individuals, families, groups and communities through on-campus classes and/or residential workshops. JCU’s world-class lecturers provide consistent support and regular feedback to help you get the most out of your learning experience.

Students complete a series of essential core subjects, tailored to the unique and complex challenges of social work. Subjects consider global issues and international perspectives with those of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Work while you study with JCU’s flexible delivery options. You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning for one field education placement if you already have significant social welfare and human services experience.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Social Work (Professional Qualifying) course from James Cook University are highly employable and make a difference in a variety of settings.

You could pursue a career in government and non-government organisations throughout Australia or internationally.

Graduates find employment in areas like hospital and community health services, child protection services, youth and family services.

You could work in a range of occupations, such as case work with individuals and families, community work and development roles, or social policy, research and advocacy roles.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Work Practice
  • Social Work and Mental Health
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Skills and Frameworks for Practice
  • Theories for Social Work Practice
  • Field Education 
  • Social Welfare Practice with Children and Families
  • Community Development
  • Social Policy Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
58
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
86

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
58
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
86

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 070091A

  • AQF level 7 bachelor degree in a relevant discipline other than Social Work that includes a minimum of 1 year full-time study in social and behavioural sciences; or equivalent

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30400 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    21960 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21960 AUD per year during 24 months.

Commonwealth Supported Fee: $8,650

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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