Master of Social Work

Program code

5621

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

2 to 2.5 years FT accelerated
3.5 years part-time
*Please refer to attendance information

Credit points

180

Indicative fee

$8,500.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual CSP fee

Admission requirements

  • Related Bachelor degree (except Social Work) or higher

    (more)

Commencing in

Trimester 2 and Trimester 3

Next start date

Trimester 3, 2022 (more)

Applications close

Wednesday, 31 August 2022

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

 

To be eligible for the award of Master of Social Work (MSocW), a student must acquire 180 credit points as prescribed below:

  • Generalist Practice pathway:
    • gain 170 credit points for core courses and
    • gain 10 credit points for a listed elective course.
  • Dissertation pathway:
    • gain 150 credit points for core courses and
    • gain 30 credit points for the research dissertation courses.

Note: Students can commence in Trimester 2 in the Generalist Practice pathway (in full-time mode) and transfer to the Dissertation pathway when the following eligibility criteria have been successfully met:

Exit point

To be eligible to exit the Master of Social Work with the Graduate Certificate in Social Care (3397) a student must complete 7060HSV Foundations of Social Work Practice and 20 credit points from prescribed courses.

To be eligible to exit the Master of Social Work with the Graduate Diploma of Social Care (4208) a student must complete 7060HSV Foundations of Social Work Practice and 60 credit points from prescribed courses.

To exit, a student should apply for a program transfer.

This degree may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur.

Designated courses for the purposes of exclusion

The courses listed below are designated for the purpose of the Academic Standing, Progressing and Exclusion Policy. A student who fails a designated course will be subject to review by the Griffith Health Assessment Board and may be excluded from the program.

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 3 7060HSV Foundations of Social Work Practice  20
Tri 1,2 7034HSV Social Work Field Placement 1  30
Tri 1,2 7044HSV Social Work Field Placement 2  30

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 9 - Masters Degree (Coursework).

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.