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Provides a professional education in the field of social work. The course develops a student's professional competencies and enhances their ability to work within a complex, uncertain and contested social work practice environment.
Students undertake studies in social work theory and practice, research, politics, policy, law, and ethics, with particular reference to the relevance of this knowledge to practise in regional, rural and remote settings.
The curriculum is designed to develop social workers who are able to understand and meet the Practice Standards for Social Workers (AASW, 2013).
For the 11th year in a row, ECU graduates have given a 5-star rating for teaching quality in the 2018 Good Universities Guide.
This record is unmatched by all but a few universities in Australia.
ECU has also received the highest student satisfaction rating of all public universities in the 2017 Australian Government QILT survey.
More than 86% of our students rated their overall university experience positively.
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