Master of Social Work (Qualifying)

Study Area

Community Services & Social work

Study Level



University of Wollongong



Course Detail


Wollongong, South Western Sydney

Intake Time

March, July

Standard Duration

2 years

About the Course

The UOW Masters of Social Work (Qualifying) will equip you with the knowledge and skills to make important contributions to the betterment of people and communities. You will build on prior study of the individual and society, and further develop your interest in social justice and human rights, to earn a professionally accredited Social Work qualification. UOW Social Work graduates enter the workforce with practical experience earned through supervised professional placements. Your UOW degree will ensure you’re ready to promote social change and development, and will help you make a difference to the lives of marginalised and disadvantaged individuals, families and communities. What you will study This course balances practical skills, concepts and theory, as well as hands-on experience in professional practice: You will acquire the interpersonal and communication skills needed to work effectively with others, and use critical insights to understand people and social problems. You will develop your understanding of the concepts and methods that underpin effective practise as a qualified social worker. You will gain a working knowledge of social justice principles, and the skills to apply that knowledge to your work with individuals, families and communities, or in social research and policy development. You will learn the community engagement skills necessary to collaborate with community members and groups, and work effectively in the social work field. You will develop the skills and knowledge necessary for a career as a social worker through supervised professional experience in human service agencies. UAC 935140


Average Score


7 overall and individual band scores of 7.0

Background Requirements


University of Wollongong

Institute Ranking

"#196 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #10 in Australia"

Program Ranking