Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Year and Campus:||2011 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Level:||Research Higher Degree|
|Duration & Credit Points:||Students are expected to complete this research in 1.50 years full time, or equivalent part time.|
Please contact Social Work
Melbourne School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Level 5, 234 Queensberry St
Carlton Victoria 3010 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 9400
F: +61 3 9347 4375
The Master of Advanced Social Work (Research) allows students to combine coursework with extensive independent research in social work. It encourages an advanced practice-oriented and theoretical approach, and supports self-directed, lifelong learning.
A Master of Advanced Social Work (Research) candidate must receive an average grade of at least H3 (65%) or better to be eligible for the award of the degree.
Students who complete the masters will:
• acquire research skills and undertake a shorter thesis which is relevant to social work practice and/or social policy;
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
The Master of Advanced Social Work (Research) is comprised of 150 credit points. Students complete a thesis of 30,000 words, the Research Processes subject, and one elective.
Credit points: Total 150 points.
Duration: 1.5 years full-time / 3 years part-time
Attendance: Students are regularly required to attend the relevant postgraduate research seminars organised by Social Work.
Electives: Not all of these subjects will be available every year. Some may be on a two year cycle. Students may vary their course plans by negotiation with the Course Coordinator if they wish to undertake a specific specialist or elective subject.
|To view the course structure please visit Social Work website.|
The Selection Committee will consider applications from individuals with:
a) a qualifying Australian Bachelor of Social Work or equivalent within the last ten years with a grade point average of 75% or above
b) eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers
c) two years of documented professional social work practice.
Applicants must meet the University's English language requirements.
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the University’s courses. This course requires all students to enrol in subjects where they must actively and safely contribute to clinical/field work activities. Students who think their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Course Coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
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