Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying)

In Southport (Australia)

£ 11,835 + VAT

*Indicative price

Original amount in AUD:

$ 21,440

Description

  • Typology

    Master

  • Location

    Southport (Australia)

Description

The Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying) is an innovative course based on a problem-based learning paradigm. This course is suited to applicants who have undertaken prior study in the social sciences, social welfare, psychology, or related fields. The course enables students to gain the skills, knowledge and values to be strategic, ethical and reflective social work practitioners in a wide range of organisational settings, including working with individuals, groups and communities.
Career opportunities
Graduates of this degree will qualify as social workers in Australia. Graduates may also be eligible to apply to work as social workers overseas.
Graduates will be suited to employment in a wide range of jobs in the health and community services sectors. These include positions that are designated solely for social work-qualified staff (e.g. in hospitals), as well as other human services jobs that are open to other graduates. Graduates may be employed in organisations such as Centrelink, public and private hospitals, child protection agencies, Australian Defence Force, domestic violence services, housing and homelessness agencies, aged care and disability services, mental health agencies, family counselling agencies, rehabilitation services and private practice.
Professional recognition
This is an Australian Association of Social Workers AASW-accredited qualification. It is an entry qualification into the social work profession and has been determined to meet the Australian Social Work Education and Accreditation Standards (ASWEAS).
Professional placement
In line with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) requirements, students will be required to undertake 1000 hours of supervised practice. All students, studying on campus or by distance education, are required to attend two field education placements. These placements are completed in two separate organisations in different fields of practice so that students gain a diversity of...

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Location

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Southport (Australia)
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Lismore, NSW 2480

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On request

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Subjects

  • Social Work
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  • English
  • Accredited
  • Private
  • International
  • University
  • Disability
  • Psychology

Course programme

Australian Association of Social Workers Australian Association of Social Workers Residential schools: Advanced standing Your previous learning experiences relevant to one or more units in this course may help you reduce the duration of your degree. Recognition of formal and non-formal learning Credit may be awarded to a student for formal learning (gained through full or partial achievement of an accredited qualification or course) or non-formal learning (that takes place through a non-accredited course or program of learning) completed at Southern Cross University or in other learning settings in Australia and/or overseas. Recognition of informal learning Credit may be awarded on the basis of current informal learning (that takes place through work, social, family or leisure activities). To help you identify how much credit you may receive for your related prior learning visit SCU Pathways. An application for advanced standing must be submitted so we can assess your prior learning. Please apply for advanced standing at the same time as you apply for admission into this course, because the amount of credit awarded will determine the sequence of units you will study. course structure MySCU is a student's point of entry to a range of online services and resources that support study and student life. The portal includes unit learning sites and information sites where students can access resources, communication tools and useful links that are integral to their studies. The web-based study environment Blackboard Learn delivers an advanced online learning environment for students and lecturers to communicate and collaborate through virtual meeting spaces, classrooms, and discussion boards. They can share files, presentations and applications. If a tutorial or lecture is recorded, students can view it afterwards. Learning materials include the provision of unit information guides, study guides and readings. Students may need to purchase or access prescribed text books. The SCU Library provides a wide range of services that include face-to-face and online help, and access to print and electronic resources. To find out more, see the Library Toolbox. The Academic Skills team supports student learning by offering online and on-campus academic skills workshops, email, phone, and one-on-one support. Course structure See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below. Table of contents Admission requirements Course requirements Advanced standing Schedule of units Course progressions Admission requirements All applicants must normally have completed a three-year undergraduate degree. All applicants must normally have undertaken some prior study in the social sciences, psychology, or related cognate fields. All applicants must have an assessable entry qualification from a country where English is the main language and where the medium of instruction for that qualification was English, or demonstrate proficiency of English by an IELTS overall score of 7.0 with no less than 6.5 across each of the bands of reading, writing, speaking and listening. Course requirements To be eligible for the award of Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying) degree a candidate shall successfully complete all units listed in Part A of the Schedule of Units. Inherent Requirements apply to this course as defined on the Student Access & Inclusion website. If you have a disability or health condition which may impact on your ability to meet these requirements please refer to the Student Access & Inclusion website for further information and contact details. Advanced standing Candidates, who have completed the SCU Bachelor of Social Welfare, or equivalent degree, may apply to have not more than 25% or four (4) units assessed for advanced standing, on a case by case basis. Schedule of units (Professional Qualifying) Part A CSL10297 - Issues of Protection WEL91002 - Social Policy and Law for Social Work WEL91003 - Social Work Foundations for Practice Note 2 WEL91004 - Social Work Direct Practice I Note 2 WEL91005 - Social Work Direct Practice II Note 2 WEL91006 - Social Work Field Placement Ia Note 1 WEL91007 - Social Work Field Placement Ib WEL92001 - Social Work across the Lifespan Note 2 WEL92002 - Social Work in Groups and Communities Note 2 IHE03386 - Health and Indigenous Peoples WEL92003 - Research for Social Work WEL92004 - Social Work Organisations, Leadership and Management WEL92005 - Social Work Field Placement IIa Note 1 WEL92006 - Social Work Field Placement IIb Course progressions Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment. Commencing Session 3 BSocWelf Pathway Commencing Session 1 Part-time Commencing Session 1 Full-time Commencing Session 1 BSocWelf Pathway Commencing Session 3 Notes Note 1: Double-weighted unit. Note 2: Residential School Top Domestic students International students Confirm you meet the entry requirements including English language and academic entry and any specific pre-requisites. Apply Online Southern Cross University accepts applications directly through the International Application for Admissions form or via our online application services. Additional information on how to apply is available at SCU International. Please note applicants from some countries need to go through an Education Agent.

Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying)

£ 11,835 + VAT

*Indicative price

Original amount in AUD:

$ 21,440