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Master of Social Work

MSW

160 cp

Minimum duration: 2 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at:
Brisbane Queensland
Canberra ACT
Sydney (Strathfield) NSW

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites:

  1. a three year Bachelor degree, including studies in understanding of society and knowledge of the individual; or
  2.  
    1. a three year Bachelor degree; and
    2. additional undergraduate studies in understanding of society and knowledge of the individual.

2. Requirements for Completion of the Degree

To qualify for the degree, a student must complete 160 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings.

Schedule of Unit Offerings

Click here for Unit Descriptions

Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parenthesis where applicable.

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
SWTP620 10 Social Work Theory and Ethics
SWTP621 10 Context for Social Work
SWTP622 10 Social Work with Individuals
SWTP623 10 Legal Systems and Mental Health
SWTP624 10 Children, Youth and Family
SWTP625 30 Field Practicum 1
(Pre: SWTP621 Context for Social Work, SWTP620 Social Work Theory and Ethics, SWTP622 Social Work with Individuals, SWTP623 Legal Systems and Mental Health)
SWTP626 10 Social Work with Groups
SWTP627 10 Social Work with Communities
(Pre: SWTP621 Context for Social Work, SWTP620 Social Work Theory and Ethics, SWTP625 Field Practicum 1)
SWTP628 10 Social Work and Policy
(Pre: SWTP621 Context for Social Work)
SWTP629 10 Social Work Research
SWTP630 10 Social Work Special Studies
(Pre: SWTP621 Context for Social Work, SWTP620 Social Work Theory and Ethics, SWTP622 Social Work with Individuals, SWTP623 Legal Systems and Mental Health, SWTP624 Children, Youth and Family, SWTP625 Field Practicum 1)
SWTP631 30 Field Practicum 2
(Pre: SWTP625 Field Practicum 1, SWTP628 Social Work and Policy, SWTP627 Social Work with Communities)


1 A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.

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