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Social Work - Professional Qualifying

Southern Cross University

Master
24 months
Duration
26800 AUD/year
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Tuition fee
Unknown
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About

The Master of Social Work - Professional Qualifying offered at Southern Cross University s an innovative course based on a problem-based learning paradigm. This course is suited to applicants who have undertaken prior study in the social sciences, social welfare, psychology, or related fields.

Overview

The course enables students to gain the skills, knowledge and values to be strategic, ethical and reflective social work practitioners in a wide range of organisational settings, including working with individuals, groups and communities. 

Please note, in accordance with Australian Association of Social Work (AASW) accreditation standards, this course requires on-line students to attend mandatory residential schools throughout the year.

Career

Graduates of this Social Work - Professional Qualifying degree offered at Southern Cross University will qualify as social workers in Australia. Graduates may also be eligible to apply to work as social workers overseas.

Graduates will be suited to employment in a wide range of jobs in the health and community services sectors. These include positions that are designated solely for social work-qualified staff (e.g. in hospitals), as well as other human services jobs that are open to other graduates. Graduates may be employed in organisations such as Centrelink, public and private hospitals, child protection agencies, Australian Defence Force, domestic violence services, housing and homelessness agencies, aged care and disability services, mental health agencies, family counselling agencies, rehabilitation services and private practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Issues of Protection
  • Social Policy and Law for Social Work
  • Social Work Foundations for Practice
  • Social Work Direct Practice
  • Social Work Field Placement
  • Social Work across the Lifespan
  • Social Work in Groups and Communities
  • Health and Indigenous Peoples
  • Research for Social Work
  • Social Work Organisations, Leadership and Management
  • Social Work Field Placement.

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

192 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

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).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
58

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 082686G

  • All applicants must have completed a three-year undergraduate degree.
  • All applicants must have undertaken some prior study in the social sciences, psychology, or related fields.
  • All applicants must have an assessable entry qualification from a country where English is the main language and where the medium of instruction for that qualification was English, or demonstrate proficiency of English 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26800 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National fee is Commonwealth supported

Funding

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