Master of Social Work (Research)
Course summary for international students
|Year||2017 course information|
|Award granted||Master of Social Work (Research)|
|Length||2 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Next available intake|
Applications will be considered at any time.
|Fee paying annual fee - commencing 2017||$32,680 for 1 yr full-time AUD|
|CRICOS course code||072273A|
|Level||Higher Degree Research|
|English language requirements|
Overall IELTS score of 7.0, with no band less than 6.5. More information is available at www.ielts.org
|Deakin course code||H803|
|Faculty contacts||Deakin International|
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
- Course overview
- Course rules
- Research information
- Entry requirements - general
- Entry requirements - specific
- How to apply
If you are a qualified social worker, undertake further research training to develop expertise relevant to your practice.
A Masters by Social Work (Research) degree is awarded for a substantial, original contribution to knowledge achieved in up to two years of full-time study (or two to four years of part-time candidature).
Research areas include social work theory and practice, critical social work, evidence bases in social work, social work education, human services provision, child and family welfare, mental health, diversity and inclusivity, religion and spirituality, masculinities, gender relations and gender violence.
A Masters by Research degree is awarded for a substantial, original contribution to knowledge achieved in up to two years of full-time study (or up to four years of part-time study).
The Faculty of Health provides a range of higher degree by research programs at masters and doctorate level, including professional doctorates in the discipline of psychology.
The Faculty has affiliation with six of the University Strategic Research Centres, which work with national and international partners in health communities, business, industry and government to bring about evidence-based practical, equitable health outcomes globally, nationally and in local communities. The Centres are engaged in research programs related to patient care, patient safety, health services, mental health, psychiatric disorders, molecular medicine, immunology, neurosciences, public health research and evaluation, population health, human nutrition, physical activity and health, and social determinants of health and wellbeing.
To review details of the Strategic Research Centres and the research we are undertaking click here.
Entry requirements - general
Applicants must have demonstrated evidence of a high standard of research ability. This is normally an Honours year to H2B (60%+) standard, or a coursework master degree with a substantial thesis. However, other evidence of research ability may be considered and could include a thesis as part of an international undergraduate degree; relevant refereed publications; research awards; or research experience.
For more information please visit the Deakin Research - Higher Degrees by Research page.
Entry requirements - specific
How to apply
Applicants must apply via the Higher Degree by Research website.
A fulltime student is expected to commit 36 hours a week to their Masters by Research program. A student is entitled to 20 working days annual leave from candidature on approval by their Principal Supervisor. (Part-time is half the commitment.)