Master of Social Work (Qualifying)

University of Wollongong – Australia

Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Master of Social Work (Qualifying)
Duration2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • This course will equip students with the knowledge and skills to make important contributions to the betterment of people and communities
  • Students will build on prior study of the individual and society, and further develop their interest in social justice and human rights, to earn a professionally accredited Social Work qualification
  • Students will gain a working knowledge of social justice principles, and the skills to apply that knowledge to their work with individuals, families, and communities, or in social research and policy development
  • Students will also develop the skills and knowledge necessary for a career as a social worker through supervised professional experience in human service agencies
  • Students will study courses like Critically Reflective Social Work Practice, Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families, Human Service Systems and Policy Development, Law, Ethics and Social Justice in Social Work Practice, etc.
  • Students graduating from this course will be able to:
    • Integrate advanced knowledge of the human services system, the law and concepts of human rights, and social justice to the social work approach
    • Design, implement, justify, and articulate social work interventions at the individual, group, family, community, and societal level and plan effectively across human service systems.
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1774239 INR
Hostel & Meals705837 INR
Insurance33430 INR
Housing Application Fee1514 INR
Ancillary Housing Fees28045 INR
Student Services and Amenities Fee17276 INR
Total786102 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants should have a bachelor degree in social sciences, psychology, public health, education, nursing, or related undergraduate qualification with at least one year of Social Science content (i.e. studies of the individual and society)
ExamsTOEFL: 98
  • With no score below 25 in Reading & Writing, 22 in Listening & Speaking

  • With no score below 7 in each component

PTE: 69
  • With no score below 69 in Reading & Writing, 62 in Speaking & Listening 

Additional info
  • The NSW Health Department requires all students undertaking clinical placements at NSW Health hospitals and facilities to:
    • undergo a national criminal record check; and
    • comply with NSW Health's immunization requirements

Prior to employment or placement in any capacity in the NSW health system

  • Overseas’ students must also provide a Police Certificate from their home country/any country they have resided in or a signed Statutory Declaration with no convictions/pending charges.

Note: There will be no Spring session intake at the Wollongong campus in 2020.

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