Master of Social Work Deakin University

5.0 out of 5 from 1 review
Masters Degree
Melbourne
2.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Study a progressive social work course with a strong emphasis on practical experience gained through practical placements.

Social work is concerned with enhancing the wellbeing of people in their social environments. Our Master of Social Work focuses on social and community development; race and gender issues; critical social work perspectives; equity, power and diversity issues; and anti-oppressive and empowerment approaches to social work practice and social policy.

This course is accredited by Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW), allowing you to enter the social work profession. The AASW recognises Deakin’s social work program’s commitment to ‘critically reflective practice’, which sets it apart from other social work programs in Australia. It also meets the Australian Social Work Education and Accreditation Standards (ASWEAS).

Fieldwork provides you with the opportunity to gain valuable skills and practical experience under the supervision of qualified social work practitioners. You will complete a minimum of 1000 hours of fieldwork placements conducted in a variety of communities and workplaces.

As a Deakin social work graduate, you will be eligible to apply for membership of the AASW and seek employment throughout Australia. The Master of Social Work creates a new pathway for entry into the profession and prepares graduates for a more advanced level of practice.
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Field education placements provide an opportunity for students to learn from experience under the supervision of qualified social work practitioner...

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Student Reviews

March 2018
Year completed 2018

Positive: everything. This course is amazing. There is a range of support within the course. Coming from a discipline as an undergraduate there was a lot of the basics that I had missed that the lectures were willing to put time in to help me catch up. The lectures and unit chairs are all working or researching in the field a...

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