Master of Social Work (Graduate Entry)
Applicants must hold a bachelor degree or equivalent in an area other than social work. Selection is based on academic merit.
For applicants seeking admission from semester 1, 2021
The entry requirements for this course will be changing to the following:
- Applicants must hold a bachelor degree or equivalent qualification in any discipline other than social work; and must also have completed the equivalent of one year full-time (36 units) of social science (as defined by the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia ie education, psychology, law, political science, history, accounting, economics, marketing, sociology, management, geography etc) topics within their undergraduate studies.
- Applicants with less than a year of full-time study or who have no social science studies in their undergraduate degree should apply for the Graduate Certificate in Society and the Individual (SATAC code 2GC144) to meet this requirement.
- As selection is based on academic merit, applicants who do not have a competitive Grade Point Average but meet the social science studies requirement may wish to complete a graduate certificate such as the Graduate Certificate in Loss, Grief and Trauma Counselling (SATAC code 2GC036) or Graduate Certificate in Counselling Vulnerable Children and Young People (SATAC code 2GC140) as they will achieve a new GPA for consideration provided the course is completed in its entirety.
Selection is based on academic merit.
Master of Social Work (Qualified Social Worker Entry)
Applicants who have completed a Bachelor of Social Work recognised by the Australian Association of Social Work (AASW) or a qualification deemed equivalent by the University are eligible to apply for entry to the Master of Social Work (Qualified Social Worker Entry). Such applicants may be granted up to 36 units of credit. Applicants for the Master of Social Work (Qualified Social Worker Entry) must have completed either: an AASW-accredited Bachelor of Social Work Honours, or an AASW-accredited Bachelor of Social Work plus at least two years professional work experience (paid or volunteer) or equivalent.
Bachelor of Social Work (4 years)
The Bachelor of Social Work (4 years) (SATAC code 2BP008) is available to applicants that may have had their qualifications assessed as not equivalent to an AQF level bachelor degree. The course is also available to applicants that do not meet the GPA requirement for admission to the Master of Social Work. Selection is based on academic merit.