Updating Results

Curtin University

  • 28% international / 72% domestic

Master of Social Work (Qualifying)

  • Masters (Coursework)

This graduate entry master course provides the knowledge and skills to become a professional social work practitioner and help people to address life challenges.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
MG-SCWK
Study Mode
In person

About this course

Applications for this course open 5 April 2021 and close 13 May 2021

Study locations

Perth

What you will learn

  • develop, integrate and critically apply social work values, knowledge and principles; provide assessment and intervention that is informed by consumers and the practice context.
  • work inclusively and creatively across diverse practice contexts; provide accountable and responsive leadership; demonstrate professional behaviour consistent with social work values, principles, ethics and practice standards.
  • demonstrate knowledge of relevant national and international social policies and practice standards in order to synthesise knowledge of the interrelationship between local and global issues, and apply an intersectional analysis to social policy domains.
  • apply appropriate communication and interpersonal skills using a variety of media relevant to the audience and guided by the ethical principles of the social work profession that are underpinned by pursuing social justice and upholding human rights.
  • in social work practice with individuals, families, groups, communities and organisations, use appropriate technologies to research, evaluate and synthesise information, involving communicating knowledge within and beyond the discipline of Social Work which generates sustainable solutions appropriate to diverse contexts.
  • establish and sustain intellectual curiosity by using a range of learning strategies, including research informed practice, professional development and supervision.
  • value and respect the knowledge of Indigenous Australians; understand the effects of Australia's colonial history and demonstrate advanced culturally responsive and inclusive practices; demonstrate commitment to social justice including human rights.