Postgraduate/Master in Social Work - Postgrado/Máster en Trabajo Social
The Master of Advanced Social Work (Research) allows students to combine coursework with extensive independent research in social work. It encourages an advanced practice-oriented and theoretical approach, and supports self-directed, lifelong learning.
A Master of Advanced Social Work (Research) candidate must receive an average grade of at least H3 (65%) or better to be eligible for the award of the degree.
Students who complete the masters will:
acquire research skills and undertake a shorter thesis which is relevant to social work practice and/or social policy;
undertake preparation for advanced practice.
The Selection Committee will consider applications for the Master of Advanced Social Work (Research) from individuals who meet all of the following criteria:
A qualifying Australian Bachelor of Social Work or equivalent within the last ten years with a grade point average of 75% or above
Eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers
Two years of documented professional social work practice
Thesis FT (full-time, 30,000 words)
Thesis PT (part-time, 30,000 words)
Social Work Practice: Health*
Social Work Practice: Mental Health
Child and Family Social Work