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AASW Accredited Programs

AASW Accredited Social Work programs by State and Higher Education Provider that provide a graduate with eligibility for membership of the AASW.

EXPLANATION NOTE:
(DATE) listed after each courserefers to the commencement date for the program
Distance education availableis based on data that has been supplied by the Higher Education Provider as part of the annual reporting process. Please refer to the individual Higher Education Provider to confirm whether this mode of learning is available. Distance education means the course is provided 'online'/off campus.
*Conditional accreditation & Provisionally accreditedConditional accreditation ascribed to a social work program that has not met one or more of the standards articulated in the ASWEAS. Provisional accreditation is traditionally assigned to a new program which has not yet delivered its first graduates. Provisional and Conditional accreditation does not impact graduates of a course with this status. Graduates have the same eligibility and standing as graduates fully accredited programs.
StateUniversityDescription
ACT Australian Catholic University
  • Bachelor of Social Work (1995)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) (1995)
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) (2009)
University of Canberra
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) * Provisionally accredited
NSW Charles Sturt University
  • Bachelor of Social Work (1992) distance education available
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)
  • (1992) distance education available
  • Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying) (2008) distance education available
Sydney Metropolitan Institute of Technology
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • *Provisionally accredited
University of New England
  • Bachelor of Social Work (2008)  distance education available
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) (2011)  distance education available
University of New South Wales
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) (1965)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)/Bachelor of Law (1988)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)/Bachelor of Arts (1999)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)/Bachelor of Criminology & Criminal Justice (2013)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)/Bachelor of Social Research and Policy (2013)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)/Bachelor of Social Science (2021)
University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of Social Work (1991)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)
The University of Sydney
  • Bachelor of Social Work (1970)
  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social Work (1970)
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) (2011)
Western Sydney University (formerly University of Western Sydney)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (1996)
  • Bachelor of Criminal and Community Justice/ Bachelor of Social Work
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) (2016)
University of Wollongong
  • Bachelor of Social Work/ Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) (2015)
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) (2018)
Australian Catholic University
  • Bachelor of Social Work (2004)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) (2015)
  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social Work (2004)
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) (2009)
Australian College of Applied Professions (ACAP)
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) (2014)
  • Bachelor of Social Work/ Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) (2014)
Excelsia College
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) (2020) 
NT Charles Darwin University
  • Bachelor of Social Work / Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) (1995) distance education available
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) (2020) Provisionally accredited
QLD CQUniversity
  • Bachelor of Social Work (2001) distance education available
Griffith University
  • Bachelor of Social Work (1372) (teach out) - Distance, Logan & Gold Coast
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) (2005) (1416) - Distance, Logan & Gold Coast
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) (2007) (5758) -Distance & Gold Coast
  • Master of Social Work/Master of Mental Health Practice (2019) (5775) - Distance Only
James Cook University
  • Bachelor of Social Work (1978) distance education available
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) (1978)
  • Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying) (2009) distance education available
  • Bachelor of Social Work - JCU Brisbane Campus - Provisionally accredited (2021)
Queensland University of Technology
  • Bachelor of Social Work (2007)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) 2007
  • Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology)/Bachelor of Social Work (2007)
  • Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology)/Bachelor of Social Work (Hons) (2007)
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) (2009)
Southern Cross University
  • Bachelor of Social Work/Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) (2020) - * Provisionally accredited distance education available
  • Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying) (2013) distance education available
The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) (1965) known as Program Code 2382
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) formerly Master of Social Work Studies (2008) Program Code 5457
University of the Sunshine Coast
  • Bachelor of Social Work (2008)
  • Bachelor of Social Work / Bachelor of Criminology and Justice (2020)
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) (2011)
Australian Catholic University
  • Bachelor of Social Work (2006)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) (2015)
  • Bachelor of Theology/Bachelor of Social Work (2006)
  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social Work (2006)
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) (2009)
University of Southern Queensland
  • Bachelor of Social Work/Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) (2022) *Provisionally accredited​​
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) *Provisionally accredited
SA Flinders University
  • Bachelor of Social Work/Bachelor of Social work (Honours) (2015)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (External) (2021) *
  • Master of Social Work (Graduate entry) (2008) distance education available
  • Bachelor of Social Work and Social Planning (1974)*(*please note the above degree is phasing out, with no new student intake offered)
University of South Australia
  • Bachelor of Social Work (1975)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) (1975)
  • Master of Social Work (2009)
TAS University of Tasmania
  • Bachelor of Social Work (1984)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) (1984)
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) (2010)
VIC Deakin University
  • Bachelor of Social Work (1994) distance education available
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) (1994)
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) (2009) - known as Master of Social Work (H703) distance education available
La Trobe University
  • Master of Social Work (2009)
  • Bachelor of Human Services / Master of Social Work (2010) (Teach out, no further intakes)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) (2020) Provisionally accredited
  • Master of Social Work (Child and Family Practice) 2023
Monash University
  • Bachelor of Social Work (1974) distance education available
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) (1974)
  • Bachelor of Social Work/Bachelor of Health Sciences (2002)
  • Bachelor of Social Work/Bachelor of Arts (2002)​
*please note the above courses are being disestablished, with no new student intake offered
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) (2009) - known also as Master of Social Work (Course Code: M6012) distance education available
RMIT University
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) (1976)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)/Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) (1976)
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) (2006)
The University of Melbourne
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) (2008)
Federation University
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) (2014)
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) (Children and Families) *Provisionally accredited
  • Bachelor of Social Work *Provisionally Accredited
Victoria University
  • Bachelor of Social Work (1990)
Australian College of Applied Professions (ACAP)
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) (2020)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (2021) - * Provisionally accredited
Institute of Health and Management Pty. Ltd (IHM)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (2022) - * Provisionally accredited
Acknowledge Education
  • Bachelor of Social Work (2020) - * Provisionally accredited (delivered via AIPC)
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) (2022) -* Provisionally accredited (additionally delivered in Perth & Sydney)
Southern Cross Education Institute – Higher Education
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) *Provisionally accredited
WA Curtin University (formerly Curtin University of Technology)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (1982)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) (2019)
Edith Cowan University
  • Bachelor of Social Work (1998) distance education available
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) (1998)
The University of Western Australia
  • Bachelor of Social Work/Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) (2023) * Provisionally accredited
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying) (2009)