Master of Advanced Social Work Practice Articulated Set

includes:

Master of Advanced Social Work Practice
Graduate Certificate in Advanced Social Work Practice [Exit Point Only]

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Graduate Certificate in Advanced Social Work Practice GradCertAdSWPrac

Master of Advanced Social Work Practice MAdSWPrac

Availability

Master of Advanced Social Work Practice (1720AS)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Master of Advanced Social Work Practice

Full-time: 1.0 year (or part-time equivalent)

Graduate Certificate in Advanced Social Work Practice [Exit Point Only]

Full-time: 0.5 years (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

Master of Advanced Social Work Practice

To be admitted to the Master of Social Work (Advanced Practice), students must have completed an Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)-accredited qualification, such as a Bachelor of Social Work or Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying).


English Language Proficiency
Standard English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements. Refer to http://futurestudents.csu.edu.au/apply/english-language for the specific requirements. 

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

Master of Advanced Social Work Practice

No special arrangements apply.

Graduate Certificate in Advanced Social Work Practice [Exit Point Only]

No special arrangements apply.

Graduation Requirement

Master of Advanced Social Work Practice

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 64 points.

Graduate Certificate in Advanced Social Work Practice [Exit Point Only]

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 32 points.

Course Structure

Course Structure
To graduate with the Master of Advanced Social Work Practice, students must satisfactorily complete 64 points, including one core subject and one capstone subject. All subjects have a value of 8 points unless otherwise stated.

CORE SUBJECT:
SWK501  Advanced Social Work Practice Theory

CAPSTONE SUBJECT:
SWK506 Future Directions in Social Work
or
SWK500 Social Work and Human Services Dissertation (16)

Option 1
SWK506 Future Directions in Social Work - students who choose to complete this capstone subject also require:
Six restricted elective subjects from the below list.


Option 2
SWK500 Social Work and Human Services Dissertation (16)  students who choose this capstone subject to undertake a research project also require:
Five elective subjects including two compulsory electives:
SWK504 Human Services Research Methods;
and
EEB501 Preparing a Literature Review;
plus
Three restricted elective subjects from the below list.


Restricted Electives:
EEB501 Preparing a Literature Review;
ETH402 Vulnerability and the Ethics of Intervention
GER402 Ageing bodies, ageing minds
GER404 Aging & Professional Practice
HCS513 Understanding Children from Adversity
HCS510 Social Work Practice in Mental Health
HCS522 Supervision 2
HCS523 Leadership in Human Services Practice
HRM502 Human Resource Management
HCS410 Legal Issues in Child and Adolescent Welfare
LAW517 Mediation: Processes and Uses
MGT501 Management Theory and Practice
PAD591 Public Sector Management
PHL502 Law, Ethics and Human Rights
PSY482 Psychology of Human Development
SPE502 Social Work and Social Policy Practice
SWK414 International Social Development
SWK504 Human Services Research Methods
WEL407 Child and Adolescent Welfare in Aboriginal Communities
WEL409 Grief and Loss
WEL425 Addiction  clinical practice in human services
WEL426 Disaster Recovery: A Human Services Perspective
WEL428 Building Sustainable Communities
WEL523 Contemporary Theories for Case Management

Graduate Certificate in Advanced Social Work Practice (exit point only)
This course requires completion of 32 points comprising one core subject [SWK501 Advanced Social Work Practice Theory] plus three restricted electives from the list above.

Key Subjects
Key subjects contain critical information that students must master in order to progress in their course. Passing a key subject is one of the indicators of satisfactory academic progress in a course. Students must pass key subjects at no more than two attempts.
From 2020 the key subject for the Master of Advanced Social Work Practice is:

SWK501 Advanced Social Work Practice Theory

Enrolment Pattern

SESSION 1 INTAKE

PART-TIME

Enrolment pattern for students completing the capstone subject:
SWK506 Future Directions in Social Work

Year 1 - Session 1
SWK501 Advanced Social Work Practice Theory
[ ] Restricted Elective 1
Year 1 - Session 2
[ ] Restricted Elective 2
[ ] Restricted Elective 3

[Students may exit at this point with a Graduate Certificate in Advanced Social Work Practice]

Year 2 - Session 1
Restricted Elective 4
Restricted Elective 5
Year 2 - Session 2
[ ] Restricted Elective 6
SWK506 Future Directions in Social Work

Enrolment pattern for students completing the capstone subject:
SWK500
Social Work and Human Services Dissertation

Year 1 - Session 1
SWK501 Advanced Social Work Practice Theory
[ ] Restricted Elective 1
Year 1 - Session 2
[ ] Restricted Elective 2
SWK504 Human Services Research Methods

[Students may exit at this point with a Graduate Certificate in Advanced Social Work Practice]

Year 2 - Session 1
EEB501 Preparing a Literature Review
SWK500 Social Work and Human Services Dissertation (16) commenced
Year 2 - Session 2

SWK500 Social Work and Human Services Dissertation (16) completed
[ ] Restricted Elective 3


SESSION 2 INTAKE

PART-TIME

Enrolment pattern for students completing the capstone subject:
SWK506
Future Directions in Social Work

Year 1 - Session 2
[ ] Restricted Elective 1
[ ] Restricted Elective 2

Year 2  Session 1
SWK501 Advanced Social Work Practice Theory
[ ] Restricted Elective 3

[Students may exit at this point with a Graduate Certificate in Advanced Social Work Practice]

Year 2 - Session 2
[ ] Restricted Elective 4
SWK506 Future Directions in Social Work


Year 3 - Session 1
[ ] Restricted Elective 5
[ ] Restricted Elective 6



Enrolment pattern for students completing the capstone subject:
SWK500
Social Work and Human Services Dissertation

Year 1 - Session 2
[ ] Restricted Elective 1
[ ] Restricted Elective 2

Year 2 - Session 1
SWK501 Advanced Social Work Practice Theory
[ ] Restricted Elective 3

[Students may exit at this point with a Graduate Certificate in Advanced Social Work Practice]

Year 2 - Session 2
SWK504 Human Services Research Methods

Year 3 - Session 1
EEB501 Preparing a Literature Review
SWK500 Social Work and Human Services Dissertation (16) commenced
Year 3 - Session 2
SWK500 Social Work and Human Services Dissertation (16) completed

SESSION 1 INTAKE

FULL-TIME

Enrolment pattern for students completing the capstone subject:
SWK506
Future Directions in Social Work

Year 1 - Session 1
SWK501 Advanced Social Work Practice Theory
[ ] Restricted Elective 1
[ ] Restricted Elective 2
[ ] Restricted Elective 3

[Students may exit at this point with a Graduate Certificate in Advanced Social Work Practice]

Year 1 - Session 2
[ ] Restricted Elective 4
[ ] Restricted Elective 5
[ ] Restricted Elective 6
SWK506 Future Directions in Social Work

Residential School

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Residential School component. Further details of Residential School requirements are located via the subject page

LAW517 Mediation: Processes and Uses

Enrolled students can find further information about CSU Residential Schools via at About Residential School

Contact

For further information about courses and subjects outlined in the CSU handbook please contact:

Current students

Future students

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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