Social Work courses

Charles Darwin University

Bachelor Of Social Work (bsw) in Charles Darwin University

  • Duration : Jul/Mar
  • Intake : Full Time- 4 years
  • Level : Undergraduate
  • Tuition & fees : $ 24,600 Per Year
  • IELTS : 6.0
  • TOEFL : 79
  • PTE : 58


About Bachelor Of Social Work (bsw) in Charles Darwin University

As a social work professional, you help people deal with personal and social problems. You assist your clients with practical support, counseling, information and emotional support. Your clients may include families, students, hospital patients or the elderly.

With the Bachelor Social Work, you will gain the knowledge and skills required to work with individuals, families, groups and communities.

You will develop practical skills to work efficiently and safely with communities in situations with limited resources due to geographic location (remoteness), social circumstances, emergency situations or regional disaster.

Key areas your coursework include multi-disciplinary practice, cross-cultural practice and working in virtual contexts and with practical skills based on the entry/application requirements of organizations.

Course Structure

The course is a 4 year full-time program comprised of core, common and elective units including introductory units in social work, psychology and sociology, direct practice with individuals and groups, community work and community development, theories of social work practice, legal issues, social policy and remote and regional practice. The core units include practical skill development combined with theoretical knowledge. Students will undertake two practicum undertaking contact with clients and in social policy/research roles.

The BSW is offered both internally and online. As part of the requirements for completion of the degree students are mandated to attend 20 days of face to face classes, as a requirement of the professional accreditation with AASW (Australian Association of Social Workers).

The minimum academic entry requirements for admissions to undergraduate degree is the completion of a qualification deemed equivalent to Australian Year 12 by the University's qualification assessment references. Applicants may also be required to satisfy specific course requirements such as a minimum overall grade score or prerequisite knowledge.

IELTS Academic Module - A minimum overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0; Australian Technology and Management College (ATMC) - Successful completion of English for Academic Purposes (EAP). Students will be required to sit an exit test on completion and achieve a score equivalent to IELTS overall 6.0; Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) - A minimum overall score of 176 with no skill below 176; Common European Framework Certificate of English Proficiency - A minimum overall grade of B2; Navitas Academic English - A minimum overall score pass of 65% in Academic English in Academic English 3;

Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic module - minimum overall score of 58 with no score less than 58 in Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing;

TOEFL Internet based Test (iBT) - minimum overall score of 79 with a minimum writing score of 22.

 

 

Charles Darwin University Highlights

Type Public
Campus setting Urban
Establishment year 2003
Location Darwin, Northern Territory
Number of campuses 5
Annual Endowment 301 Million AUD
Academic staff 580
Total students 20124
International students 17.5%
Graduate Employment 83.39%
Mode of program On campus/ Online/ Full time/ Part time

Charles Darwin University Average Tuition Fees And Other Expenses

  • The tuition charge for each course and living expenses are included in the cost of attendance for students at Charles Darwin University.
  • The cost of living for a person studying in Australia on a student visa is estimated by the Department of Home Affairs to be 21,041 AUD.

For reference, the cost breakdown is shown below:

Program Tuition Fee per year
Bachelor’s degree 25,328 – 33,480 AUD
Master’s degree 28,104 - 34,680 AUD
Undergraduate associate degree 29,616 – 33,480 AUD
Undergraduate diploma 26,968 – 29,616 AUD
Graduate associate degree 25,328 – 28,104 AUD
Graduate diploma 32760 AUD
  • For college students in Darwin and Sydney, the cost of living may be different. Below is an estimate for both places as a guide:
Expense Cost in Darwin (per week) Cost in Sydney (per week)
Food and groceries 80-280 AUD 80-280 AUD
Gas and electricity 35-140 AUD 35-140 AUD
Phone and Internet 20-55 AUD 20-55 AUD
Transportation 7 AUD 30-55 AUD
Car (if owned by students) 150-260 AUD 150-260 AUD
Entertainment expenses 80-150 AUD 80-150 AUD
Accommodation expenses 175-227.50 AUD 283-750 AUD

 

Know more about Studying in Australia

Tuition Fees in Australia (1st Year Average) BE/Btech: AUD 29109 | MBA: AUD 35139 | MS: AUD 36803 | BBA: AUD 28693 | MEng: AUD 39298 | BSc: AUD 34307 | MIM: AUD 39298 | MFin: AUD 35347 | MArch: AUD 37218 | BHM: AUD 28693 | MIS: AUD 35347 | MEM: AUD 43040
Average Accomodation & Food Costs in Australia AUD 1680 Per Month Approx
Entrance Exams in Australia TOEFL: 77 | IELTS: 6.5 | PTE: 57 | GRE: 300 | GMAT: 600
Work and Study in Australia Permitted for 20 hours/week with a valid study permit.
Post Study Work Permit in Australia 2 Year after graduation depending on the course.
Cost of Student Visa in Australia AUD 620
Student Visa in Australia The subclasses for the visa were reduced to two from the eight for convenience. The two visa subclasses are Subclass 500 (for students) and Subclass 590 (For Student Guardian).
Intakes in Australia There are Two Main Intakes in Australia: February and July.
Top Job Sectors in Australia Health Care and Social Assiastance, Construction, Education, Manufacturing, Public Administration and Safety, Transport & Logistics, etc.
Economy in Australia 1.7% (2019e) 2.3% (2020e), 10th Largest in the World by Nominal
Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)

Tuition & fees :

$ 24,600

Total

$ 24,600

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