Credit points


Minimum duration

2 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Approved locations

  • Brisbane
  • Canberra
  • Strathfield

EFTSL value of units : All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

Admission requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, applicants must have:

a. Completed a Bachelor degree equivalent to an Australian Bachelor Degree in a related field which includes at least one year full-time study in the social and behavioural sciences.

b. These units may include psychology, sociology, anthropology, policy studies, history, law, health and disability, technology, philosophy, indigenous studies, culture and human diversity, media study, gender studies, social theory and population studies.


c. The undergraduate degree must have at least one unit in human behaviour AND one unit in sociology.

International students must have completed the above prerequisites AND demonstrate an overall academic IELTS of 7.0 or above (with an individual score of 7.0 or above in writing, speaking, listening and reading).

Disclaimer :The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission.

Completion requirements

To qualify for the degree, a student must complete 160 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings (Part A).

Part A : Schedule of Unit Offerings

Complete exactly 160 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
SWTP620Social Work Theory and Ethics10
SWTP622Social Work with Individuals10
SWTP624Social Work with Children, Youth and Family10
SWTP625Field Practicum 130
SWTP626Social Work with Groups10
SWTP627Social Work with Communities10
SWTP629Social Work Research10
SWTP630Social Work Special Studies10
SWTP631Field Practicum 230
SWTP632Social Work Law and Policy10
SWTP633Social Work and Mental Health10
SWTP634Cross Cultural Social Work10

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