A candidate who has completed level 300 of the degree of Bachelor of Social Work with sufficient merit may be accepted by the Faculty of Arts as a candidate for the degree of Bachelor of Social Work with Honours.
Students who are interested in the Honours program should discuss their options with the Head of Discipline and/or the Honours Coordinator.
These course rules and specifications apply to students commencing the BSW(Hons) in 2008. For students who commenced prior to 2008, the applicable course rules are those from the year of commencement. i.e. students who commenced in 2005 should refer to the 2005 Handbook.
Admission & Prerequisites
Admissions to Honours is by invitation. A limit on student numbers may be set according to availability of staff for supervision. Admission requirements for Honours will be a Distinction average in the core academic units of the Bachelor of Social Work, and Bachelor of Arts of Bachelor of Social Science or equivalent degree at the 200 level, unless there are special circumstances.
The Honours program is concurrent with the final year of the Bachelor of Social Work degree course. It develops skills in research so students can further the interests of the profession and undertake postgraduate studies.
Articulation to/from Course
The Bachelor of Social Work with Honours will articulate with higher degree research courses at UTAS.