ACAP’s Master of Social Work provides a comprehensive and advanced understanding of contemporary issues and the future directions in social work practice and the profession of social work. The focus of this course is on professional development and improving the quality of social work practice.
This course is designed for those with a Bachelor level qualifications and work experience in the field of social work. It is aimed at social work practitioners already employed in the human and community services sector who wish to advance their career by increasing their knowledge and skills in advanced practice, supervision and leadership, as well as practitioners re-entering the workforce and wanting to update their professional practice.
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.
ACAP's Master of Social Work is available on-campus in Sydney.
2 trimesters full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Trimester 1: Monday 5 February 2018
Trimester 2: Monday 28 May 2018
Trimester 3: Monday 17 September 2018
Graduates of the Master of Social Work will be equipped to work in every aspect of the human services including Government bodies (State and Federal), large and small NGOs, community and health services, the criminal justice system, faith-based agencies, aged care and mental health, not-for-profit organisations and international agencies.
On-campus in Sydney
On-campus study requires you to attend one three hour class per week for each of the modules or units you are studying. Classes provide an interactive and hands-on experience, which allows your teacher to provide immediate feedback on your work in class.
For more information about the units of study please refer to the Master of Social Work course sequence.
FEE-HELP is available to eligible students enrolled in the Master of Social Work. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa you will be eligible to apply for and receive FEE-HELP once you have enrolled in this course.
Graduates of the Master of Social Work will be equipped to work in every aspect of human services including; Government bodies (State and Federal), 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.
Did you know?
- Social Workers are mainly employed in Health Care and Social Assistance, Public Administration and Safety and Education and Training
- The occupation of Social Worker is predicted to experience 22.5 per cent growth to May 2022 in Australia
(Source: Department of Employment 2017 Employment Projections)