Social Work, Community and Human Services

Social justice

Social justice has always been important and continues to be today.

Social work, community and human services professions aim to empower people, groups and communities to realise their full potential and contribute to combating social and economic inequalities.

Are you passionate about social justice and want to work with people?

Prepare to join a sector which might see you assisting individuals with their personal problems, formulating and implementing social policies, participating in social research or managing and developing programs to assist community groups, individuals and families.

You will thrive in a program that has strong industry partnerships, high quality teaching staff and a proven international research record.

Work placements, field education and internship opportunities provide you with valuable hands-on experience and prepare you to enter a diverse and rewarding career.


Deepashree Shah

Deepashree Shah

Master of Social Work student

‘As an international student, I had no idea which university I should study social work at. After talking with colleagues and doing some research, it was clear that RMIT was the best choice. With great elective courses, work placement opportunities at renowned organisations, and wonderful support from the teachers, I feel confident pursuing my dream job at the Department of Human Services.’

Information sessions: Diploma of Community Development, 12 November 2014

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