This is for students with an undergraduate degree in a relevant field who would like to pursue a professional qualification in social work.
Course description, features and facilities
The Master of Social Work (coursework or coursework and dissertation) prepares beginning social work practitioners for employment in local, State and international human services agencies. The course is accredited by the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) and is regarded as a Qualifying Masters course.
Key to availability of units: S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; S3 = summer teaching period; N/A = not available in 2015; NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period; * = to be advised
All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.
Note: Units that are indicated as N/A may be available in 2016 or 2017.
Take all units (72 points):
S1 SWSP5301 Social Work Knowledge, Theory and Values S1 SWSP5306 Indigenous People and Social Work NS SWSP5309 Field Education 1: First Placement (12 points) S2 SWSP5404 Social Work in Health and Welfare Contexts Part 1 S2 SWSP5405 Social Work in Health and Welfare Contexts Part 2 NS SWSP5429 Field Education 2: Final Placement (12 points) NS SWSP5630 Developmental Practice S1 SWSP5631 Introduction to Social Work Methods (12 points) NS SWSP5633 Counselling and Ethics
Take unit(s) to the value of 24 points from Group A or take unit(s) to the value of 24 points from Group B:
S2 SWSP5406 Policy and Community S2 SWSP5407 Research Methods NS SWSP5632 Organisational Practice and Law S2 SWSP5634 Social Work and Mental Health Practice
S2 SWSP4536 Dissertation (12 points) S2 SWSP5406 Policy and Community NS SWSP5635 Organisational Practice, Law and Research Professional recognition The Master of Social Work is accredited by the Australian Association of Social Workers and graduates are eligible to apply for membership.