Bachelor of Criminal and Community Justice / Bachelor of Social Work

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HSC True Reward provides school leavers much needed peace of mind, with an early offer into most university degrees based on Year 11* or Year 12 results.

Learn more about early entry for 2023, including eligibility requirements, key dates and answers to frequently asked questions.

*Those that apply using their Year 11 results will need to successfully complete the HSC.

Criminal and Community Justice and Social Work at Western

This is an applied degree pathway which links theory to practice, and contains two field education placements. There will be a strong focus on practice for students who wish to pursue a career in social work, community corrections, or other sectors of the criminal justice system, including private providers as well as the not-for-profit sector.

The two professionally-supervised field placements you will undertake total to 1008 hours.

Please note that students participating in placement programs must meet the government requirements, e.g. Working with Children Check, National Criminal Record check. Any students participating in placement with programs in NSW Health facilities will need to comply with its Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases policy prior to placement.

This program is accredited by the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) and graduates are eligible for membership of the AASW.

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Western Sydney University has been ranked in the Top 150 Universities for Sociology, in this year's QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Program structure

The program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on subjects selected. View available subjects in our handbook.

For further information on University fees, please visit Fees and University Costs.

Delivery: On campus

Fees: AUD $26,240*

Delivery: On campus

 

 

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"You will experience diversity and challenges, which equip you to be a social worker. Staff welcome you as part of the family."

— Isabella Sammour. Bachelor of Criminal and Community Justice / Bachelor of Social Work.

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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.