Master of Social Work - Qualifying

Australian College of Applied Psychology

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 01328A

This program provides a comprehensive and advanced understanding of contemporary issues and the future directions in social work practice and the profession of social work. Graduates develop a broad social work knowledge base, and are well prepared to professionally and actively navigate this complex profession and practice settings, with strong industry recognition. The program comprises a significant practical component in the form of two field education placements. It provides a postgraduate level qualification into the social work profession, enabling current human and community service and applied health workers to update their professional experience with knowledge and skills for the social work discipline. This may be for the purpose of career advancement, career change, taking on leadership roles and/or professional interest, and importantly to develop their professional identity as a social worker.


  • Social work

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree in a cognate area
  • Or a Bachelor degree with a minimum of 1 year full-time study
  • Or a Diploma, an Advanced Diploma or an Associate Degree in a cognate area with a minimum 5 years experience in the human services sector
  • All accompanied by a written statement of intention


Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Sydney Domestic: $36,708
International: $47,440
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