Help people manage personal and social problems, either directly or through programs that benefit groups or communities.
As a social worker you could be employed in a variety of health fields and also in state, territory and federal government departments, in hospitals, community health centres, local government authorities or non-government welfare agencies.
With broad academic and practical training, qualified social workers may also work in non-social work areas as project officers, policy makers or administrators.
The following study pathway shows the most common and direct route for a UWA student to pursue this career.
Relevant majors include:
Postgraduate study is required for this occupation.
Relevant postgraduate courses include: