Course Description

The Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying) is 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. 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.

Duration

2 years full time, 4 years part time

Starting dates

February

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Social Work postgraduate courses at Southern Cross University (SCU) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 67.3% (national average 71.7%)
Improved skills: 87.8% (national average 78.7%)
Overall satisfaction: 83.7% (national average 83.3%)

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

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Social Work postgraduate courses at Southern Cross University (SCU) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 83.7% (national average 78.1%)
Studying full time: 5.2% (national average 5.6%)
Median full time salary: $67,300 (national average $67,800)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Southern Cross University (SCU) Code: 1207269

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