About this course
This is an Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)-accredited qulaification. 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).
Intended learning outcomes
The MSW degree:
- Practise in diverse fields of practice and contexts, with individuals, families, groups and communities
- Apply relevant theoretical frameworks to inform contemporary social work practice
- Apply relevant methods of social work practice, including casework, counselling, group‐work, community development, policy and research
- Engage in ethically-sound and culturally relevant practice as acquired during coursework and the immersion in practice through two 500‐hour field work placements
- Pursue doctoral study based on the core research components completed in this degree.
The MSW aims to offer its students an outstanding graduate course of study, preparing students for professional practice in a diverse range of social work contexts. The course provides students with a nationally and internationally benchmarked course of study, in the theory and practice of social work.
Graduates of the MSW degree will be expected to develop advanced generic skills in the areas of critical thinking, communication and research.
Through the theoretical and practical curricula of the MSW degree, its graduates will be professional social workers who are academically excellent, knowledgeable across disciplines, leaders in communities, attuned to cultural diversity, and active global citizens.
Last updated: 28 April 2021