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Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social Work

BA/BSW

320 cp

Minimum duration: 4 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at:
Brisbane Queensland
Sydney (Strathfield) NSW

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12, or equivalent:

New South Wales
Assumed knowledge: Mathematics (other than General Mathematics) for study in Mathematics.
Recommenced studies: Visual Arts for study in Visual Arts.

Queensland
Prerequisites: English (4, SA)

2. Definitions

"Bachelor of Arts Major": an approved sequence of units in one discipline or approved interdisciplinary area totalling at least 80 cp in prescribed units, including at least 10 cp at introductory level and at least 60 cp at advanced level.

"Bachelor of Arts Minor": an approved sequence of units in one discipline or approved interdisciplinary area totalling at least 40 cp in prescribed units, including at least 10 cp at introductory level and at least 20 cp at advanced level.

3. Requirements for Completion of the Pass Degree

To qualify for the pass degrees, a student must complete 320 cp, consisting of:

  1. 160 cp selected in accordance with the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree, consisting of:
    1. 80 cp from any Bachelor of Arts Major;
    2. 40 cp from a Psychology Minor or 40 cp from a Community Services Minor2;
    3. 20 cp from SOCS100 Introduction to Sociology and SOCS234 Sociological Theory and Practice;
    4. 20 cp from Psychology Units3 or 20 cp from any other units listed in the Schedule of Unit Offerings to the Bachelor of Arts degree, including at least 10 cp as one Program Core Unit;
  2. 160 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings for the Bachelor of Social Work degree, consisting of:
    1. 120 cp from Core Units;
    2. 40 cp from Field Education Units.

4. Admission Requirements – Honours Degree1

To be eligible to apply for admission to the honours degree a student must satisfy the admission requirements set out in the rules for honours in the relevant single degree.

5. Requirements for Completion of the Honours Degree

To qualify for the honours degree a student must satisfy the Honours requirements set out in the rules for honours in the relevant single degree.


1 A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.
2 40 cp granted for successful completion of a National Training Information Service (NTIS) Community Services Package from an accredited RTO or equivalent as formally recognised through an articulation agreement with Australian Catholic University.
3 Students who undertake a minor in Community Services must complete at least 20 cp of Psychology units.

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