The University of Melbourne

Master of Advanced Social Work

The University of Melbourne

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

The Master of 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 human services sectors and equips you to make a profound impact on the health and well-being of individuals and society.


  • 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 personal statement outlining why you wish to be considered for the course.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Domestic: $28,667
International: $28,667
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years

Further information

Exit after 1 year part time (50 credit points) with the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Social Work; Exit after 6 months part time (25 credit points) with the Specialist Certificate in Advanced Social Work.

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