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University of Sydney (USYD)

  • 36% international / 64% domestic

Doctor of Social Work

  • Doctorate (PhD)

The Doctor of Social Work (DSW) is a professional higher degree that involves directly relevant coursework, practice-development research at a high standard, and a research thesis of 50,000 words that links the other two components.

Key details

Degree Type
Doctorate (PhD)
Duration
3 - 4 years full-time
Course Code
RPSOCWRK1000, 045478A
Study Mode
In person
International Fees
$40,000 per year / $120,000 total

About this course

The Doctor of Social Work (DSW) is a professional higher degree that involves directly relevant coursework, practice-development research at a high standard, and a research thesis of 50,000 words that links the other two components. The DSW allows you to review and develop theoretical approaches to the changing context of welfare. It also enables experienced practitioners in social work to develop excellence in field-based research and practice. Graduates are equipped to lead in social work research as well as in instructing and mentoring social workers.

Entry requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor

Study locations

Camperdown

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Social Work courses at University of Sydney (USYD).
81.5%
Overall satisfaction
77.8%
Skill scale
73.1%
Teaching scale
78.3%
Employed full-time
$64.1k
Average salary