Diploma of Community Development

If you have a completed Diploma of Community Development [CHC50708 or CHC52115] from TAFENSW* you will receive guaranteed entry into the Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Social Science, Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Science and be eligible for up to 80 credit points(cps) to be applied to your University record. Please visit the Claim your Credit(opens in a new window) page for instructions on how to do this.

Pathway details for the Diploma of Community Development
Pathway CodeDegreeCredit grantedCredit details
11L0175 [CHC50708]

15L0215 [CHC52115]
Bachelor of Social Work 166680cps guaranteed
(240cps remain)
Pathway to BSW credit details
11L0155 [CHC50708]

15L0217 [CHC52115]
Bachelor of Social Science 166780cps guaranteed
(160cps remain)
Pathway to BSocSc credit details
21L0142
[CHC52115]
Bachelor of Business 278680cps guaranteed
(160cps remain)
80cps - unspecified electives
22L0124 [CHC52115]Bachelor of Science 3754 (any major except Environmental Health)70cps guaranteed70cps - unspecified electives
22L0125 [CHC52115]Bachelor of Science 3754 (Environmental Health)40cps guaranteed
30cps negotiable
40cps - unspecified electives
Students can apply for up to an additional
30cps of credit via the Credit for Prior Learning process

The Bachelor of Business allows you to choose from a number of majors. Remember, if you decide to change your major during your studies, you need to check to see how your credit counts in your new major. If you are unsure about this speak with your Director of Academic Program, their contact information can be accessed from the Handbook.

* If the provider you studied with is not listed here you may instead be eligible for an informal pathway. Please see the How Pathways Work section of our site for further information.

Next steps for current students:

  1. Complete section 1 and 2 of the enrolment process, as detailed on the How do I enrol webpage(opens in a new window)
  2. Claim your Pathways credit online(opens in a new window)
  3. Continue from section 3 of the enrolment process.

If there is no pathway listed from your completed qualification to your chosen degree, please instead lodge an application for Credit for Prior Learning to be assessed for potential credit.

Credit details for the Bachelor of Social Work:

  • 10cps - HUMN 1041 People, Place and Social Difference
  • 10cps - WELF 1002 Context of Human Services
  • 10cps - WELF 1003 Human Services Intervention Strategies
  • 10cps - CULT 1017 Understanding Society
  • 10cps - WELF 2002 Community Work and Development
  • 10cps - BEHV 1021 The Individual in Society
  • 10cps - CULT 1022 Working with Cultural Differences
  • 10cps - WELF 2010 Lifespan Development and the Human Services

Credit details for the Bachelor of Social Science:

  • 10cps - HUMN 1041 People, Place and Social Difference
  • 10cps - WELF 1002 Context of Human Services
  • 10cps - HUMN 1060 Introduction to Indigenous Australia: Peoples, Places and Philosophies
  • 10cps - CULT 1017 Understanding Society
  • 10cps - WELF 2002 Community Work and Development
  • 10cps - BEHV 1021 The Individual in Society
  • 10cps - CULT 1022 Working with Cultural Differences
  • 10cps - WELF 1003 Human Services Intervention Strategies