SWK703 Introduction to Social Work

Accessibility links

SWK703 Introduction to Social Work


This course introduces you to social work within contemporary Australian society and globally, and support you to engage with this. You will develop knowledge and understanding of the purpose, focus, core values, professional ethics, theories and processes required to undertake social work with individuals, groups and communities. The variety of roles, fields, contextual considerations and theories informing social work practice are examined, unified by an emphasis on respect for persons, human rights, social justice, professional integrity in social work practice and critical reflection.

Other information

Enrolled in any PGRD Program
Semester of offer*:
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
Student contribution band:
Band 1
Tuition fee:
Census date:
Academic Calendar

* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

SWK703 Course Outline Semester 1, 2020 (PDF 207KB)

Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

Back to top

Pro tip: To search, just start typing - at any time, on any page.

Searching {{ model.SearchType }} for returned more than {{ model.MaxResults }} results.
The top {{ model.MaxResults }} of {{ model.TotalItems }} are shown below.

Searching {{ model.SearchType }} for returned {{ model.TotalItems }} results.

Searching {{ model.SearchType }} for returned no results.