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Social Work - Qualifying

Queensland University of Technology

24 months
31100 AUD/year
8100 AUD/year
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The Social Work - Qualifying course at the Queensland University of Technology provides graduates with an internationally recognised qualification in social work and is accredited by the Australian Association of Social Workers.


Why choose this course?

During the Social Work - Qualifying course at the Queensland University of Technology students will develop knowledge and expertise in:

  • casework and case management practice
  • assessment and intervention
  • political economy and policy making
  • ethical and legal contexts of practice
  • theoretical and practice framework that incorporate child wellbeing and mental health contexts

Careers and outcomes

This course is designed for graduates from other disciplines seeking a qualification in social work. It is not suitable for qualified social workers seeking additional postgraduate study.

This innovative course is designed to deliver graduates who can work in a variety of government, non-government, and not-for-profit sectors, either in direct support or outreach services, community development or policy and social advocacy positions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Practice 
  • Communication and Engagement in Professional Contexts 
  • Health, Wellbeing and the Human Condition 
  • Theories and Frameworks for Social Work Practice 
  • Critical and Ethical Practice in Organisations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


192 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS- 093236K

You must have a completed recognised bachelor degree with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4 (on QUT's 7 point scale) that includes the equivalent of at least one year of full-time studies in social sciences, for example:

  •  studies in society
  •  human development
  • education• human services
  •  law
  • media and communication
  • psychology
  • sociology
  • urban and regional planning

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31100 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31100 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    8100 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8100 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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