Field education placement dates


Illness or misadventure before or during Field Education placement

Students who suffer illness or misadventure or any incident or circumstance for which they need to make special arrangements affecting the scheduling of their Field Education placement/s, should seek advice from the coordinator responsible for their placement.

Bachelor of Social Work

In the four-year, undergraduate Bachelor of Social Work program, students undertake two field placements, the first of which,
for students who are full time, occurs in Semester Two of Year 3.

  • First placement – Field Education 1 (SCWK3005)
    60 days, (Tuesday 14 August 2018 – Friday 23 November 2018) in Year 3.
    Compulsory preplacement seminar Monday 13 August 2018, 9am–4pm.

  • Second placement – Field Education 2A (SCWK4005) and 2B (SCWK4006)
    80 days, (Tuesday 17 April 2018 – Friday 15 August 2018) in Year 4.
    Compulsory preplacement seminar Monday 16 April 2018, 9am–4pm.

Master of Social Work (Qualifying)

In the two-year, graduate-entry Master of Social Work (Qualifying) program, students undertake two field placements: