Graduate with an Honours degree in social work and gain a career advantage.

Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)

Honours

WHAT IS EMBEDDED HONOURS

Embedded honours means that the requirements are embedded into and completed as part of your bachelor degree. There is no additional year added to your degree.

It is the development of skills combined with the academic achievement that makes graduates more sought after by employers.

An Honours degree demonstrates that you possess stronger personal initiative, that you have exemplary organisational skills, and are capable of undertaking a successful focussed research project.

GAIN A COMPETITIVE EDGE WITH A SOCIAL WORK HONOURS DEGREE

Holding an Honours degree is often regarded favourably by employers and has served as an effective leverage to previous graduates. Benefits can include:Honours Social Work

  • Increased opportunities in penetrating competitive industries;
  • Advantage in pursuing higher positions;
  • Leveraging your qualifications to negotiate more attractive salary packages.

With increasing competition in all sectors of employment, students who graduate with an Honours degree from the University of Newcastle gain a distinct advantage.

You can also move into postgraduate study, including the option to develop and carry out research on a topic of interest, leading to, for instance, a research higher degree or a PhD.

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