Master of Social Work (Qualifying)

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Social Work at Western

This degree combines academic rigour, exceptional research training, blended and work-based learning, and 1,008 hours of field education.

As a student of Western Sydney University you will undertake traditional academic subjects as well as completing assessed placements. The combination of blended and work-based learning is a distinguishing feature of this degree.

There is a strong emphasis on our students moving beyond the University and working on projects with people in the community and workplace. It is specifically designed to ensure you graduate with hands-on skills working with the community at large – skills that can take your career to the next level.

In addition to emerging with a Master degree, you will also be equipped with the practical education required to meet Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) standards.

Learn from the best

Western is a Top 100 University in the world for Sociology (QS World University Ranking).

Professional accreditation

This program is accredited by the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) and graduates are eligible for membership of the AASW.

Program structure

Our program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on subjects selected. View available subjects in our handbook.

For further information, please visit: Student Contribution Bands

Delivery: On Campus

Fees: AUD $28,080*


Delivery: On campus

 

 

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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.