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Western Sydney University

  • 13% international / 87% domestic

Master of Social Work (Qualifying)

  • Masters (Coursework)

If you are a graduate of Social Sciences or another Human Services program and want to gain professional qualifications in social work, this postgraduate course is a strong choice.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Course Code
1792, 088712G
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar
International Fees
$28,098 per year / $56,196 total

About this course

If you are a graduate of Social Sciences or another Human Services program and want to gain professional qualifications in social work, this postgraduate course is a strong choice.

Study locations

Parramatta City

Career pathways

With a Master of Social Work (Qualifying), there are so many ways to influence the world you'll live in.

  • Become a caseworker/manager and make a difference in the areas of child protection, drug and alcohol services or community health

  • Take on an exciting research role

  • Become a counsellor and change the lives of people struggling with emotional issues

  • Influence the development of social policy

  • Get involved in Human Services and help Improve aged care, communities, education providers and transport services

Social Worker

Social Workers assess the social needs of individuals, families and groups, assist and empower people to develop and use the skills and resources needed to resolve social and other problems.

Youth Worker

Youth workers support and advise young people on their behaviorial, environmental or developmental needs. The work involves writing reports, assessing needs and risks as well as conducting programs.

Policy Advisor

Policy Advisers collect and analyse information and data to produce intelligence and to develop and analyse policies guiding the design, implementation and modification of commercial operations.

Academia

University Lecturers and Tutors prepare and deliver lectures and conduct tutorials in one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study at a university and conduct research in a particular field of knowledge.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Social Work courses at Western Sydney University.
70.1%
Overall satisfaction
73.6%
Skill scale
60.9%
Teaching scale
69.4%
Employed full-time
$69.7k
Average salary