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University of Sydney (USYD)

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Master of Philosophy in Social Work

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Philosophy involves research and advanced coursework.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
1 - 2 years full-time
Course Code
RMPHLSOW1000, 039860A
Study Mode
In person
International Fees
$40,000 per year / $40,000 total

About this course

The Master of Philosophy involves research and advanced coursework. You will be assigned a supervisor and, usually, an associate supervisor.

Full"time candidature is usually completed in two years. Part"time candidature can take up to four years. You will be required to complete a probationary year and produce an extended research plan at the end of that year. Examination is by presentation of a thesis of approximately 30,000 words. The University of Sydney is Australia's premier research university, and the Faculty of Education and Social Work is a world-class research centre in the humanities, human services and related fields offering an outstanding range of innovative research courses.

Entry requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification

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Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences courses at University of Sydney (USYD).
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