University of New England

Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying)

University of New England
Institution rating
4.4
Duration
From 2 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
Online, On-campus
Next start date
March

Why study this course

  • Ideal for those with an undergraduate degree wanting to pursue a career in social work
  • Develop the essential skills required to practice as a professional social worker
  • Undertake 1000 hours of professional fieldwork placement

Career Insights from SEEK

of students felt this course had a positive impact on their career.
100%
Roles related to this course: Support Worker, Counsellor, Case Manager, Project Officer, and 12 more.

Entry requirements

The following is required for entry into the Masters of Social Work (Professional Qualifying)

  • AQF level 7 undergraduate degree in a discipline other than social work, including 1 year of full-time study (or equivalent) in any social science discipline; OR
  • AQF level 7 undergraduate degree in health, allied health, or physical science, and completion of 2 pre-requisite units prior to commencing the Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying); AND
  • Satisfy the requirements for the University's English Language Requirements for Admission Rule (found on the provider's website)

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Armidale
Online study also available

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Enquire with University of New England or visit their website to find out more about your study options.

What you’ll learn

During this course you will:

  • Develop expert level research skills
  • Gain an understanding of the global perspectives of social work
  • Learn about practice in rural and complex community environments
  • Discover the parallels between change, society, culture and practice
  • Learn how to work interactively with a range of stakeholders
  • Use case studies to critically examine and assess biopsychosocial implications
  • Demonstrate ethical practice and social responsibility throughout the course
  • Complete a discipline related research project

Enquire with University of New England or visit their website to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with University of New England or visit their website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, University of New England can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.


Enquire with University of New England or visit their website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Career Insights

SEEK users who hold a Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying) have been employed in these roles:

Related rolesJob satisfactionMost common salaryJobs on SEEK
Support Worker
$60k4,507
Counsellor
$70k1,613
Case Manager
$70k2,749
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What are students saying?

Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying)
University of New England
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Published Sep 2018
Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying)University of New England
Graduation date2015
Study modeBlended
Student review
I found the course to be comprehensive and up to date with the latest social work theoretical information, as well as a broad provision of past social work emphasis.
Published Aug 2018
Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying)University of New England
Graduation date2018
Study modeBlended
Student review
Relevant and practice focused and blending theory with practical aspects of Docial Work.

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Support and delivery

When you study with UNE you will have access to:

  • Options to study on-campus or online
  • A personal and flexible learning approach
  • Academic staff who are passionate about what they teach
  • A free and confidential UNE counselling service
  • UNE Safety Shuttle bus which runs all year round, picking up students from various points on campus and transporting them safely to a location within the town boundary via the residential colleges

Find out more about this course

University of New England

Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying)

You may wish to discuss the following with University of New England:

  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying)

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