Bachelor of Criminal and Community Justice / Bachelor of Social Work

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Ranked in the top two percent of unis worldwide, Western offers you a world-class education that will have you ready for life after uni. With a wide range of courses to help you thrive in the workplaces of tomorrow, Western is the perfect place to discover your UNLIMITED potential.

If you're ready to secure your future with a degree from Western, applications are now open to commence study in 2021. 

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

Dr Philip Birch discusses what students will be learning in Criminal Justice.

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Course structure

The course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

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

For further information, please visit: Student Contribution Bands

Delivery: On campus

Fees: AUD $26,240*

Delivery: On campus

HSC True Reward

Our HSC True Reward early offer program will give you much-needed peace of mind, during a year of disruption. Acknowledging your hard work, our HSC True Reward program provides you with the opportunity to receive an early offer
to Western based on your Year 11* or Year 12 subject results and not your ATAR.

Applications for our HSC True Reward program are now open.

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

 

 

Start your unlimited journey today.

"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 course (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 course 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 course past the normal finish date of the course 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 courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.