No. 1 in SA in Social Work for overall quality of educational experience (undergraduate)
(The Good Universities Guide 2020, public SA-founded universities only)
This professionally accredited degree will increase your confidence and enable you to have a career as an advocate for human rights. You can promote and support awareness of the injustices in today’s society, and by working with policies, people, families and communities, make a positive change.
By studying at Flinders, you’ll be joining a university that has been highly rated in social work for overall quality of educational experience, teaching quality, and student support (QILT Student Experience Survey 2018).
Strong industry links and intensive work placements will help you gain the work-ready skills you need to achieve your career goals.
Broaden your career opportunities by developing a diverse range of skills including social policy and planning.
Flinders’ field education program is staffed by a highly experienced team of educators and coordinators, and will give you highly desirable, practical knowledge.
Professionally accredited social work degree that qualifies you to work as a social worker in a wide range of health and social welfare services. Studying social work at Flinders University could lead you towards becoming a social worker, advocate, drug and alcohol cousellor, assessment officer or child protection practitioner.
Learn how to help, support and empower people.
Get equipped with the practical skills and knowledge you need to work in a wide range of health and social welfare settings. The degree combines traditional social work skills with the broader issues of social policy and planning. You’ll develop expertise in the delivery of social services, and in development and monitoring of programs appropriate to current social conditions.
The Master of Social Work is a coursework program designed to provide higher degree coursework and meets the standards set by the Australian Association of Social Workers.
The course is available via graduate entry or qualified social worker entry.
My social work degree has prepared me for my career in several ways and equipped me with numerous theories and tools that I can incorporate into my future practise when working with clients. I completed my first placement with Aged Care and Housing (ACH) where I had the privilege of working within a multi-disciplinary team with some extremely passionate, inspiring, hard working professionals. Working in their team allowed me to understand my role as a social worker and consequently, assisted me in developing my own social work identity.
Bachelor of Social Work
Studying social work at Flinders has enabled me to fully acknowledge my personal strengths and facilitated my strong desire to help, support and empower people in a meaningful way. The placement experience and learning opportunities within the degree will focus your strengths and skills, increasing your confidence and enabling you to become an advocate for human rights and equality for all.
Bachelor of Social Work
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