The Master of Social Work qualifies graduates to become social workers. It's a two-year postgraduate program for those with a bachelor degree in a different field. The course meets the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) standards with 1,000 hours of required practical placements.
Designed for individuals from related disciplines, the program enhances skills for advanced practice. Participants study a curriculum that covers social work theories, ethics, intervention strategies, and social policy.
Distance education programs consist of online classes, residential schools, and professional placements. Online classes allow students to study from anywhere. Residential schools, typically involving four 5-day sessions, provide intensive on-campus learning experiences. Professional placements enable to students apply their learning in real-world settings.
Social Work Professional Qualifying Degrees
To study for a social work masters degree as an online student, choose of one Australia's 7 accredited distance education courses. Each of these 2-year masters will qualify you to be a social worker. If you lack any university degree, consider an online Bachelor of Social Work instead.