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Become an accredited social worker with the Master of Social Work (Qualifying). You'll advance your career and be equipped to take on social work roles in health and community services.
The Master of Social Work (Qualifying) equips you to take on leadership roles in social work, the health and community services sector and related fields of practice.
If your ambition is to make a positive difference in mental health, women's services, corrections, disability support, child and family services, migrant and refugee services or international development, then this is the program for you.
The Master of Social Work (Qualifying) equips you with the skills and knowledge to become a professional social worker in the health, community services or non-government sector. It is also a pathway to leadership roles in social work and related professions.
The Master of Social Work (Qualifying) responds to the key priority learning areas identified by the AASW accreditation process: child protection; cross-cultural practice; standards for practice with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities; and mental health. Graduates are able to take leadership roles in the social work profession, the health and community services sector, and other fields of practice.
This is an AASW-accredited qualification. It is an entry qualification into the social work profession and has been determined to meet the Australian Social Work Education and Accreditation Standards (ASWEAS).
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit. Admission to candidature for the Master of Social Work (Qualifying) requires:
In exceptional circumstances, the Dean may admit applicants without a bachelor's degree who, in the opinion of the Faculty, have qualifications and evidence of experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award. This may include evidence through publications or authorship of official documents.
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