Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)

University of Wollongong

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00102E

The Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) provides an alternative final year of study for high achieving students who have demonstrated excellence in the first three years of the Bachelor of Social Work (347) degree.In addition to the employment opportunities that are available to Bachelor of Social Work graduates, honours graduates will be able to seek professional employment related to research and program evaluation within the field of social work. Graduates will also have the opportunity to pursue their research interests through postgraduate research.


The Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) requires the successful completion of 192 credit points.

Standard entry requirements

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Social Work may apply to complete the fourth year at honours level, provided they meet the requirements below:Completion of the first three years (full-time equivalent) of the Bachelor of Social Work.Attained a Distinction average across all 200-level and 300-level SOWK subjects.Proposed research topic has been approved by the Honours Coordinator.Availability of a suitable supervisor.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
UOW Shoalhaven (Nowra) International: $115,200 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 9 years
Wollongong International: $115,200 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 9 years

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