Master of Social Work (Qualifying) in University of the Sunshine Coast

University of the Sunshine Coast

Campus: Queensland

Duration: 2 years

Intake: July and November

*Fee: A$23,800.00 (11, 73,054) per year

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This is a professionally accredited program to be built on the base degree already acquired by the students through which the students develop the critical skills which are analytical and reflective, innovative knowledge to perform social actions, counselling, development of the community, analysing the policies etc.

The students will be studying 12 courses under this program:

  1. Engaging Effectively with Aboriginal People
  2. Advanced Social Research
  3. Critical Social Theory: Power, Critique and Praxis
  4. Engaging effectively with culturally diverse people
  5. Master of Social Work Field Education 1 (36 units)
  6. Master of Social Work Field Education 2 (36 units)
  7. Collective Critical Practice: Developmental Approaches
  8. Ethical Social Work Practice in Complex Contexts
  9. Advocacy and Leadership in Social Policy Contexts
  10. Mental Health and Social Work
  11. Children, Youth and Families: Challenges, Critique and Change
  12. Social Work in Health and Mental Health

Career Outcomes:

  • Counsellor
  • Social Worker
  • Health Service Provider
    Eligibility Criteria:


    The students who’ve completed Bachelors and want to as a social worker may apply for Master of Social Work (Qualifying) in the University of the Sunshine Coast.

    English Proficiency Requirement

    1. IELTS Academic: Overall Band Score 6.5 not less than 6.0.
    2. TOEFL: iBT 85/ pBT 575
    3. PTE: Overall 58 Score not less than 54

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