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Master of Social Work

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Social Work prepares you for advanced professional responsibility in social work.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Jul, Mar
Domestic Fees
$7,848 per year

About this course

The Master of Social Work prepares you for advanced professional responsibility in social work. You will learn advanced approaches and interventions in social work practice, and develop knowledge, skills and experience in critiquing and undertaking social work research to enhance your practice. The programme enables social work practitioners to undertake further study in subjects related to their professional practice and then undertake research in an area of special interest. This postgraduate programme is for qualified social workers. If you are looking for a postgraduate programme to become a qualified social worker see: Master of Social Work (Professional).

Study locations

Epsom

Course structure

Research Masters 120 points

  • 120 points: Thesis (SOCWORK 796)

or

  • 30 points from a range of elective courses in Education Professional Studies, Education, Professional Counselling, Professional Supervision, Social Work, Social Work Child and Family Practice, Social Work Health Practice, and Social Work Youth Practice.
  • 90 points: Research Portfolio (SOCWORK 797)

Research Masters 240 points

  • 120 points from a range of courses in Education Professional Studies, Education, Professional Counselling, Professional Supervision, Social Work, Social Work Child and Family Practice, Social Work Health Practice, and Social Work Youth Practice.
  • 120 points: Thesis (SOCWORK 796)

or

  • 150 points from a range of courses in Education Professional Studies, Education, Professional Counselling, Professional Supervision, Social Work, Social Work Child and Family Practice, Social Work Health Practice, and Social Work Youth Practice.
  • 90 points: Research Portfolio (SOCWORK 797)
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