Southern Cross University

Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying)

Southern Cross University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 01241G

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.

Designed for

Those who have undertaken prior study in the social sciences, psychology, or related fields


16 units. 1,000 hours of supervised practice.


  • Social work

Standard entry requirements

Relevant bachelor degree


Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast No

Further information

Graduates will qualify as social workers in Australia and may also be eligible to apply to work as social workers overseas.

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