24 months
37000 AUD/year
26100 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Social Work program at Monash University  prepares you as a work-ready, qualified social worker in two years, with the knowledge, skills and practical experience to drive change and advocate for individuals, families and communities.  

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The Social Work program at Monash University   provides you with the context, professionalism, knowledge and skills you’ll need as a social worker. Your studies start with the foundations of social work - from the history of social work in Australia, to social policy, welfare systems, and social work research. 

Career opportunities 

With a Monash degree in social work, you will be ready to practice in a range of settings, and work with people of all ages and backgrounds. Social work is a career with strong projected employment growth, and our qualification enables you to practice as a social worker both locally in Australia or around the world.

Social workers empower people and drive important change - whether that’s working one-on-one, as part of a team of professionals, or by shaping policy. 


The course is accredited by the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Orientation to practice
  • Research for social work practice 
  • Foundations for social work practice
  • Assessment and intervention: Working with families
  • Assessment and intervention: Working with communities and groups
  • Planning for supervised professional practice placement 
  • Recovery and trauma in social work – Health and mental practice 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International students can apply for a place anytime throughout the year.


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


96 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 090746A  

  • An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) with at least a credit (60%) average and at least one year of full-time studies in the social and behavioural sciences
  • A Masters program with at least a pass (50%) average which qualifies graduates to register and practice in Allied Health**, Education, Medicine or Nursing.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37000 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    26100 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26100 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • Fees for domestic students: Commonwealth supported place (CSP)


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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