Bachelor of Social Work*

Now’s the time, and NAPS’ the place!!!!

Duration

  • 4.0 Years

CRICOS

  • 116109A

Intake Dates

  • March
  • July
  • November

*Subject to accreditation from AASW

Why BSW @ NAPS?

  • The opportunity to major in popular specialist areas in high-demand
  • Study in Sydney
  • Convenient location in the Sydney CBD
  • High-value degree opening many possibilities
  • Small class sizes
  • Highest professional standards
  • Enhanced work opportunities
  • Recognised prior learning available

 

BSW @ NAPS, Your Course, Your Choice

  • 4 years full time over 8 semesters with the option to take summer trimesters for shorter course duration
  • 27 core units plus 1 elective of your choice for specialisation
  • Part-time study options for domestic students
  • Choose your intake period for admission: March, July or November
  • Trimester 1 / Trimester 2 /  Trimester 3 (Optional)

 

Explore this course

CORE UNITS

Unit Code

Unit Name

STS101

Understanding Society

STS102

Context of Human Services

STS103

The Individual in Society

MGT 101

Principles of Professional Communication

STS105

Lifespan Development and the Human Services

STS106

Community and Social Action

STS107

Community Work and Development

STS108

Social Policy

STS209

Working with Communities

STS210

Human Services Intervention Strategies

STS211

Law and Social Work

STS212

Working in Multi-Cultural Contexts

STS213

Social Research Methods

STS214

Mental Health in the Community

STS215

Working with Individuals and Families 

STS216

Social Work with Indigenous Communities 

STS316

Contemporary Issues in Social Work

STS317

Child Abuse as a Social Issue

STS318

Ethics in Social Work

STS319

Dealing with Family Violence: Policy and Practice

STS321

Social Work and Health 

STS322

Field Education 1

STS423

Group Work in Social Work

STS425

Critical Practice in Social Work

STS426

Ideologies of Practice in Social Work

STS429

Field Work 2

STS427

Innovation, Creativity and Social Roles in Healthy Ageing 

 

 

 

ELECTIVE UNITS

Unit Code

Unit Name

STS332

Applied Social Research

ITS303

User Experience

LAW305

Mental Health Law

ITS201

Introduction to Computer System

STS406

Gerontology

STS424

Community Management and Organisations

STS428

Contemporary Social Work Practice

LAW407

Refugee Law and Practice

LAW408

Human Rights Law

 

Admission Requirements
• Higher School Certificate or equivalent
• IELTS or native English language proficiency level or
• IELTS: overall 7.0 with no less than 7.0 in each band

Our graduates have pursued careers in:

  • Community Development
  • Mental Health
  • Hospital Social Work
  • Child Protection
  • Family Work
  • Case Management
  • Plicy Analysis and Development
  • Research
  • Social Action
  • Program Planning
  • Community Welfare Sector

Sample Typical 4-Year Progression

 

Unit Code

Trimester 1

 

Unit Code

Trimester 2

STS101

Understanding Society

STS105

Lifespan Development and the Human Services

STS102

Context of Human Services

STS106

Community and Social Action

STS103

The Individual in Society

STS107

Community Work and Development

MGT 101

Principles of Professional Communication

STS108

Social Policy

Total Credits Point in Year 1: 80

Unit Code

Trimester 3

 

Unit Code

Trimester 4

STS209 

Working with Communities

STS213

Social Research Methods

STS210

Human Services Intervention Strategies

STS214

Mental Health in the Community

STS211

Law and Social Work

STS215

Working with Individuals and Families

STS212

Working in Multi-Cultural Contexts

STS216

Social Work with Indigenous Communities 

Total Credits Points in Year 2: 80

Unit Code

Trimester 5

 

Unit Code

Trimester 6

STS316

Contemporary Issues in Social Work

STS320

Field Education 1 (30cp)

STS317

Child Abuse as a Social Issue

STS321

Social Work and Health

STS318

Ethics in Social Work

 

 

STS 319

Dealing with Family Violence: Policy and Practice

 

 

Total Credits Points in Year 3: 80

Unit Code

Trimester 7

 

Unit Code

Trimester 8

STS423 

Group Work in Social Work

STS427 

Innovation, Creativity and Social Roles in Healthy Ageing

XXXX 

Elective 

STS429 

Field Education 2 (30cp) 

STS425 

Critical Practice in Social Work 

 

 

STS426 

Ideologies of Practice in Social Work

 

 

1 elective unit to be chosen from the following

Unit Code

Elective Unit

STS406

Gerontology

STS424

Community Management and Organisations

STS428

Contemporary Social Work Practice

LAW407

Refugee Law and Practice

LAW408

Human Rights Law

ITS303

User Experience

STS323

Applied Social Research

LAW305

Mental Health Law

ITS201

Introduction to Information Systems

 

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The tuition fee for the NAPS Bachelor of Social Work is $9,500 for each trimester. There are three trimesters per year, including the optional summer trimester.

An application/enrolment fee of $250 applies to enrolment in all courses in NAPS. This fee is non-refundable.  NAPS also charges students $240 per trimester for subscription to ebooks and materials. Therefore, before a confirmation of enrolment can be issued, all students need to pay $9,870 which is their enrolment plus their first trimester of tuition fees and ebook and software subscription charges.

All students at NAPS must pay their fees in advance on a trimester by trimester basis at least two weeks before the start of the trimester. Students will receive written notices of their next fee due date about four weeks before the completion of the existing trimester.

If the tuition fee is not paid on time, then a late payment fee may apply as follows:

  • More than 7 days overdue $200
  • More than 14 days overdue $400

Should an international student's fees be more than 14 days overdue, NAPS will inform the student that NAPS' needs to report them for non-payment of fees to The Department of Home Affairs.

The payment of all fees and charges is receipted and dated at the time of payment. It is secured for two years after the student ceases to be a student and is kept within the financial management system software for up to five years.

Students can see the details of their payments made and any amounts owing on the student portal.

Schedule of Non-tuition (Administration) Fees

Application Fee

(also known as Enrolment Fee)

$250

Refund processing fee

$250

Overdue tuition fee – 7 days

$200

Cancellation and

Course variation fee

$150

Overdue tuition fee – 14 days

$400

Transfers processing fee

$250

Change of CoE details

$100

Assessment re-sit or re-assessment

$150

Re-enrolment fee

$200

Replacement qualification testamur

$100

Credit transfer fee per unit

$50

Re-issue of record results

$50

Deferral of initial enrolment

$0

Deferral of conntinuining enrolment

$0

Materials and ebook and software subscription per trimester

$500

 

 

Note that the fees quoted are for the current calendar year only.  NAPS reviews its fees every year calendar year. NAPS may apply the revised fees in subsequent calendar years. The increase in fees for each calendar year will be no more than 5%

 

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