University of Wollongong

Australia ,Wollongong | Wollongong, Shoalhaven

Bachelor of Social Work

  • Duration: 48
  • $ 27936/year
  • IELTS: 6(6)
  • Bachelor

Located in the seaside city of Wollongong, New South Wales, some 80 kilometers south of Sydney, lies the public research institution known as the institution of Wollongong (abbreviated as UOW). In 2023, the institution had over 33,000 students enrolled (including over 12,300 foreign students), over 176,000 alumni, over 2,400 staff members, including 16 Distinguished professors, and over 2,400 students enrolled.


The University of Wollongong has grown into a multi-campus organization on both a national and international scale. The main campus of the university, located in Wollongong, covers an area of 82.4 hectares and has 94 permanent buildings. It is located on the original location, five kilometers north-west of the city center. As well as three Sydney campuses, including the UOW Sydney Business School, UOW Liverpool, and UOW Sutherland, there are regional university campuses in Bega, Batemans Bay, Moss Vale, and Shoalhaven. UOW has campuses outside of Australia in Dubai, Hong Kong, and places in Malaysia. Additionally, UOW has forged alliances with other institutions of higher learning abroad in China and Singapore.


Nine campuses make up the University of Wollongong in Australia.The university's main site, the Wollongong campus, is situated on the coast of New South Wales, 3 km from downtown Wollongong and 80 km from Sydney. The North Wollongong railway station, which opened in 1915 on the South Coast railway line, serves the area.The Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities, the Faculty of Business and Law, the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, and the Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health are the four faculties that offer courses. On the Wollongong campus, there are over 2,400 staff members and close to 33,000 total students that attend classes. The campus also has student housing, conference facilities, food halls, supermarkets, cafés, restaurants, a bar, indoor sports facilities, a gymnasium, a swimming pool, and sports grounds in addition to the teaching and research buildings. UOW College is located on the Wollongong campus.

The welfare and advancement of society are significantly impacted by social workers. Social workers are those who work with people who are disadvantaged and marginalized by society due to poverty or personal circumstances. They have a strong commitment to social justice and human rights. You will join the job market as a UOW social work graduate with a wide range of skills, knowledge, and experience in supervised professional practice. You will be equipped to support social growth and transformation while enhancing the quality of life for people, families, and communities.


UOW Social Work provides cutting-edge coursework delivered by professionals in the area of social work. You will be able to practice your abilities with actual people in actual settings as part of the degree's rigorous practical experience, which will provide you first-hand Social Work experience. After completing this experience, you will be fully prepared for employment, which will make you very appealing to companies.


The UOW Bachelor of Social Work program offers a good mix of practical professional practice experience, theory, and practical skills.

The following five topics will be covered by you:

  • Study of the individual and society: Electives from a variety of disciplines will introduce students to individuals and social environment through courses like Psychology, Introduction to Social Work, and others.
  • Skills for practice: You'll learn how to interact with people well and utilize critical thinking to comprehend individuals and societal issues.
  • Implementing social justice: When dealing with people, families, or communities, as well as for social researchers and policy makers, this is a fundamental prerequisite.
  • Community engagement: A key component of social work and a focal point of the curriculum is community engagement on collaborative initiatives.
  • Supervised professional practice: During your last years of study, you will obtain experience in human services organizations. Here, you will get the expertise and information required to pursue a career as a social worker.


Tuition: $27936 per year



30% tuition fee reduction for the minimum duration of an eligible course

IELTS: 6(6)


Academics: 2.8 GPA

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