The course is a two-year, full-time course comprising of core units in social work. Core units include an introduction to social work contexts, direct practice with individuals and groups, community development, theories of social work practice, ethical issues, social policy and research methods. Students will undertake two practicums involving contact with clients, and in social policy, advocacy and research roles.
The course includes four integrative five-day intensive blocks where you will share your knowledge and experience and develop new practice skills with fellow students.
A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 160 credit points as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.
||Compulsory Core units totalling 160 credit points as per the list of units detailed below:
SWK521 Analysing Social Work Foundations (compulsory intensive)
SWK522 Co-creating Social Justice in Practice (compulsory intensive)
SWK523 Social Work Theory for Advanced Professional Practice (compulsory intensive)
SWK524 Communities, Social Change and Development
SWK525 Loss, Grief and Mental Health
SWK526 Leadership in Social Policy
SWK527 Critical Partnerships for Practice: Individuals, Groups and Families
SWK528 Advancing Social Work Research
SWK529 Integrated Methods for Social Work Futures (compulsory intensive)
SWK558 Cultural Security in Child Protection Practice
SWK530 Field Education A (Masters) (30 credit points)
SWK631 Field Education B (Masters) (30 credit points)
||Total Credit Points
Students who commenced in or after 2013
The grade of "PC" cannot be counted towards a Masters Degree by Coursework AQF Level 9 course award.
Students should refer to the current Grading Policy and Common Course Rules for further information.