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Social Work, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) ,
The Master of Social Work prepares students for practice as professional social workers. This is an Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) accredited qualification. It is an entry qualification into the social work profession and has been determined to meet the Australian Social Work Education and Accreditation Standards (ASWEAS).

About

The Master of Social Work is a vibrant and challenging program that encourages students to build on their existing knowledge and experience as well as providing a sound understanding of social work values and practice approaches. Throughout the course there is an emphasis on social justice, human rights, and on achieving the best possible outcomes for the most marginalised and disadvantaged members of our community.

Students will be taught by leading social work practitioners and academics and there is a strong focus on experiential learning throughout the course.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory and Ethics
  • Social Work with Individuals
  • Social Work with Children, Youth and Family
  • Field Practicum 1 (Pre: SWTP620 Social Work Theory and Ethics, SWTP622 Social Work with Individuals, SWTP633 Social Work and Mental Health )
  • Social Work with Groups (Pre: SWTP620 Social Work Theory and Ethics, SWTP622 Social Work with Individuals)
  • Social Work with Communities (Pre: SWTP632 Social Work Policy and Law)
  • Social Work Research

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    160 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 066741F

You will need to gather certified copies of all the necessary documents for your application. These documents include:

  • academic qualifications (transcripts and completion certificates)
  • passport
  • evidence of English proficiency
  • any other documents which can support your application, such as evidence of work experience, professional registration and reference letters that are relevant to your course

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22720 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22720 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    6560 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6560 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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