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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months


The Master of Social Work (Qualified Social Worker Entry) from Flinders University is a coursework program designed to provide higher degree coursework and meets the standards set by the Australian Association of Social Workers.

The course is available via graduate entry or qualified social worker entry.


Graduates can go on to secure positions in a variety of settings within a framework of relevant legislation and procedures, supporting individuals, families, and groups within the community.

Potential occupations include:

  • community services project officer
  • social worker
  • case manager
  • advocacy worker
  • mental health worker
  • social research officer
  • youth pathways project officer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Policy
  • Project Management
  • Global Child Welfare
  • Understanding Addictions
  • Loss, Grief and Trauma Counselling: Human-Animal Interactions

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Applicants must normally hold a Bachelor of Social Work recognised by the Australian Association of Social Work (AASW) or equivalent. Applicants must have completed either an AASW-accredited Bachelor of Social Work Honours, or an AASW-accredited Bachelor of Social Work plus at least two years professional work experience (paid or volunteer) or equivalent.
  • CRICOS code: 019222G

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    21529 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21529 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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