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Masters (Coursework)

The UOW Masters of Social Work (Qualifying) will equip you with the knowledge and skills to make important contributi…

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a bachelor degree in social sciences, psychology, public health, education, nursing, or a related undergraduate qualification with at least one year of Social Science content (i.e. studies of the individual and society)

Duration
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Study Mode
In person
Tuition Fees
$22,560 per year / $45,120 total

Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Social Work prepares students for practice as professional social workers.
Duration
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Study Mode
In person
Tuition Fees
$6,560 per year / $13,120 total
Financial Support
Austudy
Graduate Satisfaction
69.70%

Masters (Coursework)

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Duration
1.5 years full-time
Study Mode
Online

Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Advanced Social Work (Research) allows you to combine coursework with extensive independent research in so…
Entry Requirements

1. To be considered for entry, you must have completed:

a) a qualifying Australian Bachelor of Social Work or equivalent within the last ten years with a grade point average of 75% or above

AND

b) eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers

AND

c) two years of documented professional social work practice.

Meeting these requirements does not guarantee selection.

2. In ranking applications, the selection committee will consider:

  • prior academic performance and, if relevant, professional qualifications;
  • performance at interview;
  • understanding of the research question to be explored;
  • motivation and capacity to complete the course in a timely manner;
  • relevant prior research and/or professional experience; and
  • referee reports.

3. The Selection Committee may seek further information to clarify any aspect of an application in accordance with the Academic Board rules on the use of selection instruments.

Duration
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Study Mode
In person
Graduate Satisfaction
81.30%

Masters (Coursework)

This research degree develops advanced research principles, methods and mastery of a body of knowledge in the social …

Entry Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission to a master by research program are:

  • a bachelor degree requiring at least four years of full-time study in a relevant discipline awarded with honours. The degree should include a research component comprised of a thesis, other research projects or research methodology courses that constitute at least 25% of a full-time academic year (or part-time equivalent). The applicant must have achieved at least a credit average in the final year; or
  • evidence of appropriate academic qualifications and/or experience that satisfies the Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research Training and Development or nominee that the applicant has developed knowledge of the field of study or cognate field and the potential for research sufficient to undertake the proposed program.

At RMIT a grade of credit represents academic achievement of 60% or higher.

Duration
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Study Mode
In person
Graduate Satisfaction
90.90%

Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Social Work invites you to reflect on your practice, appraise alternative practices and theorie…

Duration
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Study Mode
In person
Tuition Fees
$6,566 per year / $6,566 total
Graduate Satisfaction
81.50%

Masters (Coursework)

This research degree develops advanced research principles, methods and mastery of a body of knowledge in the social …

Entry Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission to a master by research program are:

  • a bachelor degree requiring at least four years of full-time study in a relevant discipline awarded with honours. The degree should include a research component comprised of a thesis, other research projects or research methodology courses that constitute at least 25% of a full-time academic year (or part-time equivalent). The applicant must have achieved at least a credit average in the final year; or
  • evidence of appropriate academic qualifications and/or experience that satisfies the Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research Training and Development or nominee that the applicant has developed knowledge of the field of study or cognate field and the potential for research sufficient to undertake the proposed program.

At RMIT a grade of credit represents academic achievement of 60% or higher.

Duration
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Study Mode
In person
Graduate Satisfaction
90.90%

Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Medicine (Child and Adolescent Health), formerly Paediatric Medicine, provides you with the cor…

Duration
1 year full-time, 2 - 4 years part-time
Study Mode
In person
Tuition Fees
$10,958 per year / $10,958 total
Graduate Satisfaction
81.50%

Masters (Coursework)

Be an advocate for social justice and human rights.
Study Mode
In person
Tuition Fees
$9,359 per year
Financial Support
Austudy

Masters (Coursework)

Be an advocate for social justice and human rights.
Study Mode
In person
Tuition Fees
$9,359 per year
Financial Support
Austudy

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This course was beneficial to my career. It does lead to a multitude of areas to work in.

Christine Grace

  • Student Stories
This course was beneficial to my career. It does lead to a multitude of areas to work in.

Christine Grace

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