In this double degree, you will learn to interpret how people and complex social issues influence real-life events.

By undertaking studies in criminology, social research and policy, social work practice, and social and behavioural sciences, you will be equipped with the skills and experience needed to succeed in your chosen career.

The Social Work courses teach you to understand people and how to help them through challenging times, such as homelessness, addiction, abuse, mental illness, poverty, ageing and discrimination.

Criminology courses draw from disciplines such as psychology, sociology, law, philosophy and cultural studies to help you better understand crime and criminality.

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Total units of credit (UOC)




Indicative Enrolments



  • Criminology
  • Social Work

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • Policy analyst and adviser
  • Research officer
  • Project manager and research designer
  • Social worker

Accreditation / Professional Recogntion

Graduates of the Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) qualify for membership to the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

Entry requirements

2018 Lowest Rank


2019 Guaranteed Entry


2018 A Levels
2018 IB Diploma


2018 QLD OP


How to apply

Applications for undergraduate study from domestic students (Australian citizens, permanent residents and New Zealand citizens) are processed by the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Visit the ‘Apply’ section of the UAC website and you can nominate up to five degrees in order of preference, with the first being your most desired degree and university.

On-time applications for admission usually close at the end of September each year for Term 1 admission. Late applications can be submitted, but a late fee will apply.

For study starting in Term 1, the majority of offers are made in December and January.

Visit the UAC website for key dates for admission outside of Term 1.

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