24 months
31000 AUD/year
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The Social Work (Qualifying) program of the Charles Darwin University provides you with the knowledge and skills required to work as an accredited social work practitioner.


About the Program

You will learn to work with individuals, families, groups and communities to create positive change. You will gain specific practical skills for working effectively and safely in situations where resources are limited, including remote and regional locations.

During the Social Work (Qualifying) program of the Charles Darwin University, you will receive support and access to a broad and coherent body of knowledge in a range of contexts, at a master's degree level.

Course themes include multidisciplinary and intercultural practice, social justice, research and advocacy, and working in virtual contexts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analysing Social Work Foundations (compulsory intensive)
  • Co-creating Social Justice in Practice (compulsory intensive)
  • Social Work Theory for Advanced Professional Practice (compulsory intensive)
  • Communities, Social Change and Development
  • Loss, Grief and Mental Health
  • Leadership in Social Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


160 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Course Code: 00300K

Successful completion of:

  • a recognised bachelor degree in any field; and
  • the equivalent of one-year full-time study in behavioural or social science units, whether this be included in the completed degree or in the form of additional qualifications at diploma or above level.

If you do not meet the requirement of one-year full-time study in behavioural or social science you should apply for the Diploma of Social Care.

Due to professional recognition, applicants who have completed a Bachelor of Social Work undergraduate degree are not eligible for entry into this course.

English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31000 AUD per year during 24 months.

Commonwealth Supported places are available in this course


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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