Master of Social Work- Graduate Entry

Flinders University

This degree aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills to practice responsibly and reflectively as a professional social worker, in keeping with the standards set by the Australian Association of Social Workers.

Course Fee:

Australian: $40,176
International: $56,200

Entry Requirements:

Applicants must hold an approved bachelor degree or equivalent qualification in any discipline other than social work.


This is a 72-unit program where students complete thirteen core (compulsory) topics including professional experience placement topics, and one option topic chosen from a range of option topics available. These topics aim to provide students with skills in areas of policy, research, clinical and community based practice. Australian Social Work Education and Accreditation Standards (2012) require that students undertake a minimum of twenty (20) days of face-to-face study on-campus. Normally students are expected to include some face-to-face study in all four semesters of full-time equivalent study. To meet these requirements, students can choose from various topics offered as on-campus intensives. This degree requires completion of two (2) field placements of 500 hours each.

Subjects you can Study:

Social work


Graduates are eligible to apply for membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers.

Who for:

Applicants who have completed a bachelor degree in an area other than social work

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00114A

Related Careers:

Social Worker,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bedford Park No info Yes Part time 4 years
Bedford Park No info Yes Online
Bedford Park No info Yes Full time 2 years
Flinders is a leading international university in Australia, distinguished by its boldness, vigour and imagination. The University has a record of excellence and innovation in teaching, research and community engagement.

While the main campus is located in the suburb of Bedford Park, just a short drive south of Adelaide's Central Business District and easily accessible by public transport, the University's geographical footprint also stretches across South Australia, Western Victoria and the Northern Territory.

Flinders has over 2,600 staff and more than 24,700 students, with over 4,500 coming from countries as diverse as Canada, India and Kenya. Its graduates are encouraged to be knowledgeable, to communicate effectively, and to develop skills to connect across boundaries and tackle major challenges.

Flinders has led the way in providing access to higher education for individuals who did not traditionally aspire to University, and offers a choice of pathways that cater to people from a variety of backgrounds.

Offering over 140 undergraduate and 280 postgraduate courses, Flinders prides itself on the quality of its programs and the attention given to the learning experience of its students.

Provider CRICOS: 00114A

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