Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
|Year and Campus:||2013 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||200 credit points taken over 24 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.|
Professor Paul Smyth
The Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
The Master of Social Policy offers a curriculum that reflects cutting edge theory in a number of professional development fields. Graduates will be equipped with the skills necessary for advanced community sector management and policy making, including the skills to:
Students who complete this course should develop a number of generic skills that should help them with future study and employment. Students will enhance their skills in:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
200 point program
Duration: 2 years full-time / up to 4 years part-time
First 100 points:
Second 100 points:
*(Written permission from the course coordinator is required for option 2)
100 point program
Duration: 1 year full-time / up to 2 years part-time
*(Written permission from the course coordinator is required for option 2, the thesis requires enrolment over two consecutive semesters)
1. The Selection Committee will evaluate the applicant’s ability to pursue successfully the course using the following criteria –
In some cases, an interview and/or two reference letters from employers/managers detailing the period of employment and areas of responsibility, and/or evidence of written work or reports undertaken during the period of employment may be requested.
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Description, Course Objectives and Generic Skills of this entry.
|Further Study:|| |
Students who complete the minor thesis may be eligible for entry into the PhD.
|Links to further information:||http://www.ssps.unimelb.edu.au/|
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