Master of Social Work

RMIT University
Australia
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
2 years
Tuition fee (local)
US$ 27,725
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 36,480

Entry Requirements

  • You must have successfully completed an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) in a relevant discipline.
  • If you have a Bachelor degree from another discipline you must have paid or voluntary Australian industry experience in relevant fields like welfare, health or education.
  • You may also be considered if you have significant paid or voluntary Australian industry experience in relevant fields like welfare, health or education.

English language requirements:

  • IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 7.0 (with no band below 7.0)

Curriculum

Core courses include:

  • Critical Social Work
  • Casework, Counselling and Advocacy
  • Group and Community Work Strategies
  • Ethical, Legal and Organisational Contexts of Social Work Practice
  • Discourses of Care, Control and Protection
  • Field Education 1
  • Research Strategies - Social Sciences
  • Contemporary Themes in Professional Practice
  • Social Policy
  • Rights, Recognition and Social Justice
  • Field Education 2
  • Professional Project.

Elective courses include:

  • Advanced Advocacy and Social Action
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation
  • Indigenous Policy
  • Loss, Trauma and Grief
  • Minor Thesis
  • Social and Political Theory
  • Working with Violence and Abuse.

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