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Doctor of Social Work

  • Doctorate (PhD)

The Doctor of Social Work is designed for professionals who wish to extend their levels of professional practice, explore theoretical and practice issues in the profession and acquire advanced research skills.

Key details

Degree Type
Doctorate (PhD)
Duration
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Course Code
073076J
Study Mode
Online, In person
Intake Months
Mar, Jul

About this course

The Doctor of Social Work is designed for professionals who wish to extend their levels of professional practice, explore theoretical and practice issues in the profession and acquire advanced research skills.

Entry requirements

Candidates for admission to the Doctor of Social Work shall: * have completed a Class 1 or Class 2 Division 1 Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) degree OR * have a master degree in social work  or human services by coursework attained at a Distinction average (6. 0) or better OR * have a master degree by research in social work or human services, and have at least three years of full-time-equivalent professional practice in social work or human services AND * meet the University's English language proficiency requirements. Variation to admission requirements based on alternative academic qualifications will be provisionally assessed by the Course Director and a recommendation on admission made to the Research Committee.
Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Online

How to apply

Apply direct to CSU Are you a non-school leaver or do you want to study online?

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Social Work courses at Charles Sturt University (CSU).
85%
Overall satisfaction
76.7%
Skill scale
67.8%
Teaching scale
89.7%
Employed full-time
$75k
Average salary