Course Description

Students choose JCU because of the university's well-deserved reputation for delivering courses that are highly valued by employers. The JCU Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying) is a wise study choice if you have a particular interest in working with people and communities in Northern Australia and beyond. If you are a graduate with some social science background, you can choose this course to gain a post graduate qualification in social work. You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning for one field education placement if you already have significant social welfare and human services experience. When added to your existing undergraduate degree, your JCU Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying) gives you a professionally accredited social work qualification that's recognised by the Australian Association of Social Workers.

Tuition Fees

International Students: $29,400 per year full-time

Duration

2 years full time,

Starting dates

February

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Social Work postgraduate courses at James Cook University (JCU) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 60.0% (national average 71.7%)
Improved skills: 66.7% (national average 78.7%)
Overall satisfaction: 80.0% (national average 83.3%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from James Cook University (JCU). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Social Work postgraduate courses at James Cook University (JCU) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 80.0% (national average 78.1%)
Studying full time: 1.9% (national average 5.6%)
Median full time salary: $65,000 (national average $67,800)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 070091A


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