The University of Melbourne

Graduate Certificate in Advanced Social Work

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

The Graduate Certificate in Advanced Social Work provides advanced skills relevant to social work practice and social policy, and addresses the complex and growing challenges faced by this sector. This course develops your leadership skills and connections in the community and health and services sector, and equips you to make a profound impact on the health and well-being of individuals and society.


50 points comprised of one compulsory subject and three elective subjects, 12.5 points each, completed online over one year part time.


  • Social work

Standard entry requirements

  • An undergraduate or postgraduate qualification (typically a BSW or MSW), which provides eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (or equivalent)
  • And at least two years of documented, relevant work experience and a 500-word personal statement outlining your motivations for undertaking the course.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Domestic: $14,096
International: $14,096
  • Part-time : 1 year

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