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Social Work (Professional Qualifying)

Charles Sturt University

24 months
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25920 AUD/year
7936 AUD/year
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About

Turn your passion for pursuing social justice and human rights into your future career. The Social Work (Professional Qualifying) program from Charles Sturt University prepares you to make a meaningful contribution to people and communities as a dynamic professional social worker.

Overview

The Social Work (Professional Qualifying) program from Charles Sturt University encompasses areas such as child protection, cross-cultural and Indigenous studies, ethics, human rights, law, mental health, social policy, and in-depth study of social work methods and theories. You'll learn about people, communities, groups and social structures and how to think, communicate and respond to need and opportunity.

  • Achieve an internationally recognised qualification

Charles Sturt University's Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying) has full Australian Association of Social Workers accreditation, meaning your qualification is recognised throughout Australia. As a graduate, you'll also be eligible for membership of the International Federation of Social Workers.

  • Benefit from our reputation

Charles Sturt University is a leading provider of social work education in Australia with more than 27 years' experience delivering social work programs.

  • Gain authentic experience

You'll develop strong practical skills and hands-on learning through 1000 hours of supported workplace learning, offering unique opportunities to observe, question and model social work behaviour. If you choose, you can broaden your horizons by embarking on a two-week social work tour in a country such as India, China or Indonesia.

  • Learn from leading educators

Whether you're undertaking online study full-time or part-time, you can be assured of quality learning support and personal contact from dedicated staff who have extensive industry experience and are leaders in their profession. Charles Sturt University's award-winning academics have contributed to the development of social work education in Australia and are continuously engaged in extensive education-based research to inform Charles Sturt University's field education and international programs.

Career opportunities

The Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying) opens up the potential to pursue a diverse range of roles. You could work in counselling, case management, social administration and policy formation, social action and program planning, family work and rehabilitation, health, community services and corrections, disability advocacy, legal aid or research. If you're already employed in the human services sector, upgrading your qualifications can provide new opportunities to advance your career. While Charles Sturt University social work graduates can travel the world and work anywhere, they are often found at the heart of communities in rural and regional areas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Work and Human Rights
  • Social Work Theory and Practice
  • Social Work Theory and Practice - Micro Practice
  • Social Work Theory and Practice - Mezzo Level Practice
  • Social Work Theory and Practice - Macro Practice and Professional Identity
  • Social Work Fields of Practice - Mandated Practice
  • Law for the Human Services

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Credits

128 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • For admission at postgraduate level, you will be required to hold a recognised bachelor’s degree equivalent to an Australian bachelor’s degree or qualifications deemed to be equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25920 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25920 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    7936 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7936 AUD per year during 24 months.

Domestic full paying students: $21,360

Funding

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