Bachelor of Social Work

This is course information for enrolled students. For prospective students please visit Bachelor of Social Work.

The Bachelor of Social Work is a four-year undergraduate degree that provides an entry-level qualification into the social work profession. Graduates of this course will be competent, effective and reflective, skilled, knowledge-rich, ethically aware and professionally informed practitioners who are ready for practice. 

Students who initially enrol in the Bachelor of Social Work and want to exit early can do so at the completion of the first two years with an Associate Degree of Human Services.

Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)

ACAP also offers an embedded Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) which is available for meritorious entry to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Social Work. Students will be invited to apply for entry in the third year of their studies and, if successful, will complete the Honours component in their fourth year. In order to successfully complete the Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) students are required to carry out an independent piece of research and write a minor research thesis.

Professional Accreditation

The Bachelor of Social Work and Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) are Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) provisionally accredited qualifications. They are entry qualifications into the social work profession and have been determined to meet the Australian Social Work Education and Accreditation Standards (ASWEAS).