Course code: #5621
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This professional qualifying postgraduate program at Griffith provides a social work qualification that allows entry into the profession.
It is designed for graduate degrees with some social and behavioural science components.
The program equips you with the knowledge, skills, values and ethical foundations for social work practice in contemporary social policy and human service contexts.
This is an AASW-accredited qualification.
It is an entry qualification into the social work profession and has been determined to meet the Australian Social Work Education and Accreditation Standards (ASWEAS).
Note: Students can commence in Trimester 2 in the Generalist Practice pathway (in full-time mode) and transfer to the Dissertation pathway when all eligibility criteria have been successfully met.
The frameworks for practice incorporated in the program are designed to ensure graduates are effective, ethical, and innovative thinkers, communicators, problem-solvers, change facilitators and leaders.
Work-integrated learning activities (professional placements) integrate theoretical learning with its application in the workplace.
The inclusion of work-integrated learning activities in the degree program demonstrates Griffith's commitment to preparing its graduates for success in their working life.
There will be two field placement courses. These field placements are of a 1000-hour minimum duration in an agency that meets the requirements of Griffith University.
|Cost of living||1 person||$8,568|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$16,300|
The Direct Entry Program (DEP) pathway is not accepted for this program.
To be eligible for admission to the Master of Social Work, a student must hold a relevant three-year degree in a related field (other than social work)*, which includes at least one year of full-time studies in social sciences (studies of the individual and society) or equivalent.
* This includes programs in human services, social sciences, behavioural sciences, counselling and psychological sciences.
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