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Doctors/Masters Level

Master of Social Work

2 years full time (part-time study options available)
Parkville campus
Available to Domestic and International students
Semester 1 entry
Course CRICOS code: 061212E

Our Master of Social Work (MSW) offers you an outstanding postgraduate course of study, preparing you for professional practice in a diverse range of social work contexts. It provides you with a nationally and internationally benchmarked course of study in the theory and practice of social work.


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Fees

Domestic fee place

Commonwealth Supported Places available

Typical course fee for 2017:
$21,120 /YEAR

Indicative total course fee:
$48,576 i

Students normally complete 125 credit points (1.25 EFTSL) in the first year and 100 credit points (1 EFTSL) in the second year.

This course offers both Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) and fee places to domestic students. A CSP is subsidised by the Australian Government. Students pay a contribution amount that is determined by the Australian Government, based on the subjects undertaken.  Students enrolled in a fee place are required to pay the full cost of their tuition fees to the University. Students may be eligible for FEE-HELP to assist with payment of tuition fees. More details on fees and CSP student contribution amounts.

The course fee per year is calculated on the basis of one full-time year of study (1 EFTSL). Actual fees vary depending on the subjects you are taking. The University reviews fees annually. The indicative total course fee is based on typical subject enrolments, and includes an indexation of 5% per annum. More information about tuition fees.

Credit/Advanced standing

If you have completed post-secondary study, you may be eligible for credit/advanced standing towards your studies at the University. Find out more

Study pathways