Study Social Work

Potential Career Outcomes
Course overview

A social worker works with individuals, families and groups with social needs. Some of the common tasks perform by a social worker include acting as a facilitator, assessing resources for health and welfare, conducting individuals and family cases interviews, monitoring the progress of clients and implementing social policies.

Social Worker is a medium-long term listed occupation which means that there may be more PR options available to you. Interested in a career in social work?  In Australia, there are many courses you can take to start your career in this field. In these courses, you will be exposed to topics such as:

  • Australian Social Work
  • Care and Risk
  • Poverty and Social Exclusion
  • Violence and Abuse
  • Trauma, Grief and Loss
  • Social Work with Communities and Groups
Graduate Outcomes
  • Individuals in this field can earn on average $1,829 per week.
  • The number of people working in this field is expected to grow strongly over the next 5 years.
  • Most people in the field work in the Education and Training; Health Care and Social Assistance; and Public Administration and Safety industry.
Common Course Requirements
  • Completion of secondary education
  • Meet English proficiency (Usually at least IELTS 6.5 overall)
Related Courses
  • Bachelor of Social Work

Duration:  4 years
Intake: February, July
Cost: From $32,200 per year

Locations:  Most cities across Australia

  • Master of Social Work

Duration: 2 years

Intake: February, July

Cost: From $22,400 per year

Locations: Most cities across Australia

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