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Master of Social Work

Monash University
Program overview
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
34,200 USD
Start dates
Caulfield
February 2021  (English)
February 2022  (English)
February 2023  (English)
Monash University

Program description

Master of Social Work

The course includes studies in theory, skills development and supervised professional practice, and opportunities for group-based learning, community engagement, practice research and integration of social work theory and practice. Theoretical content builds on knowledge acquired by graduates in previous higher education, while social work skills components and professional practice introduce students to contemporary social work practice.

This course also available in Off-campus with the study pace of Full time & part-time

Admission requirements

English entry requirements

  • IELTS (Academic): 6.5 (with individual band scores of Writing: 6.0, Listening: 6.5, Reading: 6.5 and Speaking: 6.0)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic):  score of 58 overall with minimum scores: Writing 50, Listening 58, Reading 58, Speaking 50
  • TOEFL Internet-based test: score of 79 overall with minimum scores: Writing 21, Listening 20, Reading 19, Speaking 18

For more information about entry requirements please visit the university website.


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Program content

This course is structured in three parts:

  • Part A. Foundations for social work,
  • Part B. Specialist social work practice and
  • Part C. Advanced application in social work.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Qualification

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that you will:

  1. demonstrate the capacity to effectively apply theory and practice of social work to assessment, intervention and evaluation and to research and social policy analysis
  2. apply the principles of social justice and human rights in their professional social work careers
  3. apply advanced knowledge of individual development and the impact of key life events on individual wellbeing
  4. analyze and evaluate ethical issues in practice and apply ethical decision-making frameworks
  5. critically analyze aspects of society, especially the impact on individual and community wellbeing of social, political and economic arrangements
  6. assess and critique the social welfare system, the law and concepts of power and oppression
  7. implement a broad range of interpersonal skills for effective engagement and social action that demonstrates respect for diverse Indigenous and other cultures, and engages sensitively and confidently with individuals, groups and communities in local, national and international social work contexts
  8. define and explore the requisite qualities for leadership roles in the social work and human services sector
  9. implement practice decisions based on critical reflection, research and analysis of current evidence
  10. demonstrate the skills and dispositions required for continuing professional development.

Continuing studies

Successful completion of this course may provide a pathway to a graduate research degree for students who completed the SWM5170 Applied research study and SWM5112 Research for social work practice.

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