BH106 - Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)/Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)

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RMIT program code: BH106
Plan name: Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) /Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)
Plan code: BH106SOSDD
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 079592G

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2017 Enrolment Program Structure

For students who commence their study in this program from 1 January 2016 onwards, please note that some courses listed in this structure will have their course marks count toward your program's weighted average mark. Your weighted average mark will determine the honours level of your award once you have completed the program. If a course counts toward your weighted average mark, that fact will be stated in its course guide. In Enrolment Online, after you completed your course enrolment, you will be notified which of the enrolled courses will count toward the weighted average mark.

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 
AND  Year Three of Program
 
AND  Year Four of Program
 
AND  Year Five of Program
 

For more information about the weighted average mark, please click here

To graduate you must complete the following:

In order to complete the program students must complete 480 credit points, which are a combination of coursework and social work field education.

**Part-Time Students should contact the Program Manager to develop an individual program plan.

All courses listed may not be available each semester.

 

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Year One of Program

Complete the following Seven (7) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Australian Society in a Global Context12HUSO1207City Campus2576 (FF)
Foundations of Psychology12YesBESC1126City Campus2542 (CITY)
History and Trends in Social Work12HWSS2090City Campus2648 (FF)
Professional Practice in Social Work12YesHWSS2164City Campus2621 (FF)
Introduction to Social Work Practice12YesHWSS2091City Campus2618 (FF)
Principles of Psychology12YesBESC1123City Campus2500 (CITY)
Social Work with Groups12YesHWSS2093City Campus2848 (FF)
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Power and Governance12POLI1025City Campus2710 (FF)
Sustainable Futures12ENVI1153City Campus2628 (FF)
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

Complete the following Eight (8) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Critical Approaches to Social Work12YesHWSS1133City Campus2643 (FF)
Developmental Psychology12YesBESC1182City Campus2547
Law for Social Work Practice12HWSS2163City Campus2619 (FF)
Research Methods in Psychology12YesBESC1449City Campus2546
Cognitive Psychology12YesBESC1178City Campus2503
Social Psychology12YesBESC1186City Campus2504
Intercultural Communication12SOCU1025City Campus2882 (FF)
2883 (INT)
Indigenous Studies12HUSO1296City Campus3055 (FF)2559 (FF)
2561 (INT)
 
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Year Three of Program

Students should enrol in POLI1066 Public Policy and HUSO2166 Foundations of Social Research in Semester 1.

 

 

 

Complete the following Five (5) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Biological Psychology12YesBESC1190City Campus2548
Foundations of Social Research12YesHUSO2166City Campus3429 (FF)3330 (FF)
Public Policy12POLI1066City Campus2615 (FF)2584 (FF)
Social Work with Individuals12YesHWSS1135City Campus2658 (FF)
Social Work Field Education 136YesHWSS1137City Campus2654 (WFF)2624 (WFF)
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Psychology of Gender12YesBESC1441City Campus2554
Forensic Psychology12YesBESC1429City Campus2553
 
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Year Four of Program

Complete the following Seven (7) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Professional Practices in Psychology12YesBESC1453City Campus2549
Philosophy and Methodology of Psychology12YesBESC1437City Campus2550
Working with Violence and Abuse12YesHWSS2158City Campus2659 (FF)
Mental Health12HUSO1298City Campus2651 (FF)
Social Work with Families12YesHWSS2092City Campus2628 (FF)
Psychological Assessment and Individual Differences12YesBESC1433City Campus2506
Psychopathology and Models of Intervention12YesBESC1445City Campus2505
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:

University Elective
 
AND

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Year Five of Program

Complete the following Six (6) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Community Work12YesHWSS1139City Campus2641 (FF)
Influencing Policy12YesPOLI1038City Campus3218 (FF)
Program Management and Evaluation12HWSS1141City Campus3411 (FF)
Social Work Honours Project 112YesHWSS2204City Campus2656 (FF)
Social Work Field Education 236YesHWSS1143City Campus2655 (WFF)2626 (WFF)
Social Work Honours Project 212YesHWSS2205City Campus2627 (FF)
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Program Manager

Sharlene Nipperess
Email: sharlene.nipperess@rmit.edu.au 
Phone: +61 3 9925 2944

Administration

Email: guss.ugrd@rmit.edu.au 

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*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

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Student Electives

University Electives are available to Undergraduate students, and in selected Postgraduate programs.

Information about University Elective courses at RMIT is available on the University Electives web site.

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