INTAKES AND START DATES
On-campus in Sydney only.
About this course
If you already work in the human and community services sector and are passionate about furthering your career, this is your course. Our Master of Social Work gives you deep insight into today’s society and communities, and how it affects behaviour.
It gives you a comprehensive and advanced understanding of contemporary issues facing social work, and where the industry is heading. You benefit from increased knowledge and skills in advanced practice, supervision and leadership.
This course is comprised of a number of core and elective units. Core units are compulsory subjects required to complete your degree.
Electives are a range of units that give you the chance to
study specific topics you might be interested in. You still need to complete a set number of elective units to graduate.
This includes 1,000 hours of student placement
Chat to one of our ACAP course advisors to make sure you’re picking the right course for your goals. Think about funding options, and whether full-time or part-time study suits your commitments. We’ve also got some entry requirements and practical components to complete.
Feel free to get in touch with us
1800 061 199
Meet one of the following criteria:
- A Bachelor Degree in Social Work (AQF 7) and at least one year of practice experience, or
- An equivalent Bachelor Degree (AQF 7) recognised by the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) and at least one year of practice experience.
International student IELTS requirement: Academic IELTS minimum overall score of overall score of 7.0 with no individual sub-score less than 6.5 completed in the last two years (or equivalent).
What you'll learn
Expertise in human behaviour forms the foundation of all our courses including our Master of Social Work.
Explore with an applied focus:
- Current issues in Professional Practice
- International Social Work
- Leadership for the Profession
- Professional Supervision
- Research Methods
- Research Project
See the complete course guide here.
Your Career Pathways
Advance into senior leadership roles in the human services sector, including State and Federal Government bodies, large and small NGOs, community and health services, the criminal justice system, faith-based agencies, aged care, mental health, not-for-profit organisations and international agencies.
Make a meaningful difference in people’s lives, and improve your community.
This postgrad qualification will provide you the skills to improve communities.
Make a positive difference in your community
Young people are your passion and you’re ready to be the difference in your community.