This structure is for students commencing from 2017 onwards. Continuing students should refer to the Handbook page relevant to the year of admission. Upon successful completion of the prescribed requirements, this course provides an option to exit with a Bachelor of Human Services. Please refer to the course structure for details. Your first year will consist of three interdisciplinary subjects, psychology, sociology and two social work subjects. In second year you'll look at social work theories and develop an understanding of community service organisations and the needs of individuals, families and groups. A crucial part of the course is our social work field placement program. Under the supervision of an experienced social worker, you'll complete a minimum of two 70-day placements, allowing you to put many of the skills you've acquired during first and second years into practice.
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