BSW Admissions Guide
BSW Application Deadline and Process
A formal application to the School of Social Work must be submitted by March 1 for admission the following September
All candidates for admission to the professional Social Work program (Year III of university) are considered according to the same academic and non academic requirements.
The BSW (Honors) degree is offered within Western’s modular degree framework as an Honors Specialization in Social Work. This provides students with the opportunity to complete additional modules as part of their BSW (Honors) degree. All BSW students must meet standard undergraduate degree breadth requirements, including 1.0 course from each of Categories A, B, and C, prior to graduation.
It is each applicant’s responsibility to be familiar with the requirements for admission, progression and graduation, as set out in the Western Calendar. In any instance where there is a discrepancy between this Handbook and the Western Calendar, the Western Calendar will be considered the official calendar copy.
During the regular academic year, Tosha, the Programs Liaison, has drop-in hours for students interested in the BSW Program and she is available Monday afternoons from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm unless otherwise noted.
Between April 15 - September 15, drop-in hours are not held. Please email
firstname.lastname@example.org for an appointment.
If you have questions about the admissions process or requirements, please contact:
If you require application materials in an alternate format, please contact Julie Siverns, Social Work Programs Assistant, at email@example.com.