University of Newcastle

Australia ,New South Wales | Newcastle

Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)

  • Duration: 48
  • $ 35415/year
  • IELTS: 6(6)
  • Bachelor

Newcastle University, sometimes referred to as the University of Newcastle (UON), is a public university in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. It was founded in 1965, and its main campus is in the Callaghan neighborhood of Newcastle. The institution also has campuses in Singapore, Newcastle CBD, Sydney CBD, Port Macquarie, and Ourimbah.


The University of Newcastle is a part of Universities Australia, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, and the Australian Technology Network. The Wollotuka Institute at the university provides courses in Indigenous studies. Additionally, the Pathways and Academic Learning Support Centre offers Indigenous students, students who have recently left high school, and students who are mature-aged programs for postsecondary preparation.

Social workers perform important, influential job. You will gain knowledge about assisting and resolving problems in interpersonal and group interactions among people in families, groups, organizations, and communities.

You will learn how to heal suffering, address injustices, and advance social justice through the courses you take. This curriculum will prepare you for a professional career as a social worker and is experience-based. There is a significant need for qualified social workers, and there are many lucrative career options available.


There are several practice areas in social work that provide you numerous employment options.

Social workers are often employed throughout a wide range of sectors in Australia, including:

  • medical care and social services
  • public administration, governance, and safety
  • training and education
  • Services for administration and support


Depending on your area of specialization, you can work both locally and internationally in jobs like:

  • Management
  • Education
  • Research
  • policy creation
  • Politics
  • Public planning

After earning this degree, you'll be qualified for jobs like:

  • Officer for Child Protection
  • Social services coordinator
  • Alcohol and Drug Counselor
  • Mental health professional
  • the social worker
  • Officer of Welfare


Tuition: $35415 per year




You will be paid AU$1250 per 10 units of study.


The scholarship is valued at AU$10,000 for each year of study under a standard full-time study load of 80 units. The payment will be applied directly to your student account for each term of study in your eligible program(s) as a tuition fee reduction. The amount applied is on a pro rata basis and will be adjusted according to approved reduced study load, credit exemptions, progression or enrolment above full-time study load.

IELTS: 6(6)


Academics: 2.8 GPA

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