Master of Social Work - Qualifying

Australian College of Applied Psychology

This program provides a comprehensive and advanced understanding of contemporary issues and the future directions in social work practice and the profession of social work. Graduates develop a broad social work knowledge base, and are well prepared to professionally and actively navigate this complex profession and practice settings, with strong industry recognition. The program comprises a significant practical component in the form of two field education placements. It provides a postgraduate level qualification into the social work profession, enabling current human and community service and applied health workers to update their professional experience with knowledge and skills for the social work discipline. This may be for the purpose of career advancement, career change, taking on leadership roles and/or professional interest, and importantly to develop their professional identity as a social worker.

Course Fee:

Australian: $35,636
International: $44,546

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree in a cognate area; or a Bachelor degree with a minimum of 1 year full-time study; or a Diploma, an Advanced Diploma or an Associate Degree in a cognate area with a minimum 5 years experience in the human services sector; all accompanied by a written statement of intention

Subjects you can Study:

Social work


Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 01328A

Related Careers:

Social Worker,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Sydney No info Yes Full time 2 years
Sydney No info Yes Part time 4 years
Since 1983 the Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) has been teaching applied psychology and helping to prepare students to change lives - to make a difference. A leader in applied psychology education, ACAP offers specialist courses in counselling, case management, coaching, social work and psychology, and has more than 4000 students currently studying on-campus or online. ACAP is a nationally registered training organisation (RTO) and higher education provider (HEP). ACAP has city campuses in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide. Each campus offers a unique experience while delivering the same course content and quality teaching. You can also combine your on-campus learning with studying by flexible delivery. This RTO can offer VET Student Loans for certain approved courses. A VET Student Loan is a capped loan from the Australian Government to help you pay your tuition fees. Your initial loan debt amount (loan and loan fee, if applicable), plus indexation, must be paid back once you start earning over a certain amount. The compulsory threshold for the 2019-2020 income year is $45,881.

Provider CRICOS: 01328A

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