Social workers assist individuals, groups and communities to address their problems. With its focus on helping people in need, social work is a profession committed to social justice and respect for human rights. Social workers provide a wide range of services to help people who are distressed or overwhelmed by problems such as poverty, substance abuse, homelessness, conflict or parental difficulties.
Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.
Successful completion of this specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following course:
- M6012 Master of Social Work
Students in other courses are not eligible to complete this specialisation.