90 Sippy Downs Drive
Sunshine Coast Queensland 4556
CRICOS course code: 073869J
Level of study: Masters Degrees
Advance your skills and knowledge to create a more just world.
Social work is becoming an increasingly important discipline in our rapidly changing world. As societies reckon with the challenges posed by globalism, populism, social and economic exploitation, and climate change, social work practice works to address structural inequalities and ensure people do not experience marginalisation based on their gender, class, ethnicity, sexuality, age or geographical living situation. This professionally accredited, post-qualifying degree builds on your prior knowledge and experience, and gives you the advanced knowledge and skills you need to work with people – both individually and collectively – to effect social change.
In this degree you will:
This program opens up jobs in diverse social work settings including health, mental health, family support, child protection, aged care, youth work, income support, community development, refugee and migrant support, Indigenous rights and human service management. Employment opportunities as a social worker are in demand in government organisations, community agencies, and in private practice in Australia and overseas.
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Applicants must hold a relevant 3-year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) that includes the equivalent of at least one year of full-time studies in social sciences (studies of the individual and society). This is the minimum entry requirement as set out by the ASWEAS guidelines (2012).
If an applicant's prior degree has not specifically addressed social work, sociology and psychology, they may be required to undertake additional foundational study as determined by the Faculty of Arts and Business (usually the Program Coordinator of Master of Social Work (Qualifying)), including:
IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 7 with minimum of 7.0 in all other subtests; TOEFL: Paper based -overall score of 785 with a writing score of 5.5; Internet based - overall score of 105 with no sub score less than 25; Pearson Test of English: Overall 65 with no sub score less than 65; CAE/CPE: Overall 185 or above with no less than 185 in each skill.