Course Description

Our Master of Social Work (MSW) offers you an outstanding postgraduate course of study, preparing you for professional practice in a diverse range of social work contexts. It provides you with a nationally and internationally benchmarked course of study in the theory and practice of social work.
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Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $22,080 per year full-time, $44,160 total course cost

Duration

2 years full time, 4 years part time

Starting dates

February

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Social Work postgraduate courses at University of Melbourne rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 75.0% (national average 71.7%)
Improved skills: 84.3% (national average 78.7%)
Overall satisfaction: 87.0% (national average 83.3%)

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

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Social Work postgraduate courses at University of Melbourne had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 84.0% (national average 78.1%)
Studying full time: 4.3% (national average 5.6%)
Median full time salary: $60,000 (national average $67,800)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 061212E

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