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Graduate Certificate in Advanced Social Work (GC-ASW)

Graduate CertificateYear: 2019 Delivered: Online

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Award titleGraduate Certificate in Advanced Social Work
Year & campus2019 — Parkville
Fees informationSubject EFTSL, level, discipline and census date
Study level & typeGraduate Coursework
AQF level 8
Credit points50 credit points
Duration12 months part time

The Graduate Certificate in Advanced Social Work is designed to graduate advanced practitioners in the professional social work field. The subjects in this course adopt an interdisciplinary, international and evidence-based approach to respond to the complex and growing challenges faced by social workers working in a range of health, mental health and human services fields.

Subjects are taught by leading academics in the fields of evidence-based research, health, mental health, child and family welfare, ageing, social policy, program evaluation and leadership. Students from around the globe will be provided with opportunities to work together to address the increasing challenges and opportunities in the health and human services fields with a key focus on linking social work to practice.

The course requires completion of 50 credit points of study, including a compulsory subject focusing on social work practice-based research. The course is provided entirely on-line providing flexibility to design study times around other work and family commitments and study preferences.

This course is designed to be available to professional social workers at different stages in their careers, including recent graduates, established practitioners and those seeking to move in new directions.