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Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work

  • Graduate Diploma

The PGDipSW is equivalent to the first year of the Master of Social Work. This qualification will enhance your professional learning and development, and prepares you for advanced professional responsibility in social work.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Jul, Mar
Domestic Fees
$7,848 per year

About this course

The PGDipSW is equivalent to the first year of the Master of Social Work. This qualification will enhance your professional learning and development, and prepares you for advanced professional responsibility in social work. Through taught courses, you will learn advanced approaches and interventions in social work practice.

Study locations

Epsom

Course structure

You will learn advanced approaches and interventions in social work practice and examine current research in social work. This programme is delivered through face-to-face block-courses at Epsom Campus supported by online study guides and resources.

Requirement

  • 120 points from a range of recommended courses in Education Professional Studies, Education, Professional Counselling, Professional Supervision, Social Work Child and Family Practice, Social Work Health Practice, Social Work, and Social Work Youth Practice

Note: Applied Research in Social Services (SOCWORK 718) is a prerequisite for enrolment in a thesis or research portfolio for the Master of Social Work from the PGDipSW. You may also enrol in an equivalent research methods course approved by the Academic Head.

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