24 months
26400 AUD/year
22011 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Master of Social Work (Qualifying) from the University of the Sunshine Coast allows you to advance your skills and knowledge for a fairer world. 

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Social Work (Qualifying) Master from the University of the Sunshine Coast  enables you to effect meaningful change.

Students at Social Work (Qualifying) from the University of the Sunshine Coast will:

  • Develop your skills as a critically reflective and analytical social work practitioner
  • Build the advanced innovative knowledge and skills required to undertake social action, community development, policy analysis and development, advocacy and research 
  • Integrate classroom learning with practical workplace experience in a huge range of fields, including health and mental health, child protection, disability, substance abuse, family violence, homelessness, working with young people, families, the elderly, refugees and Indigenous communities

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Work Field Education
  • Social Work
  • Direct Practice 
  • International and Global Social Work
  • Engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
  • Advocacy and Leadership in Social Policy and Legal Contexts
  • Children, Youth and Families: Challenges, Critique and Change

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


192 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 073869J 

  • Applicants must hold a relevant 3-year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) that contains at least one year, or the equivalent, of full-time studies in social and behavioural sciences. This is the minimum entry requirement as set out by the ASWEAS guidelines (2019).
  • If an applicant's prior degree has not specifically addressed the above, they may be required to undertake additional foundational study as determined by the School of Social Science (usually the Program Coordinator of Master of Social Work (Qualifying)).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26400 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    22011 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22011 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National students are commonwealth supported - A$8,842/ year


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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