Master of Social Work (Advanced Practice) (R7H)

Overview

Duration
Minimum 3 Years, up to a maximum of 7 Years
Entry requirements
ATAR Clearly-In Rank: See entry requirements
Course rules
Current students
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Duration
Minimum 3 Years, up to a maximum of 7 Years
Entry requirements
ATAR Clearly-In Rank: See entry requirements
Course code
Course rules
CRICOS:
Current students
View 2016 information

THIS COURSE NOT OFFERED IN 2015

This course is offered on a full fee paying basis to eligible domestic students. Fees are established per unit and can be found in the unit descriptions within the course schedule. Click on 'View fees for this unit' and select 'Tuition fee (domestic) Post 2008' as the fee type.

International students please refer to International Services at www.utas.edu.au/international

The Master of Social Work {Advanced Practice} degree course is offered by the School of Sociology and Social Work.

The course is available only on the Launceston campus of the University and can be completed in three years part-time study. The maximum period allowed for completion of the MSocWkPrac is five years, although in certain cases permission may be granted for completion of the course over an extended period of time.

Candidates should discuss all matters relating to the course with the course coordinator, Professor Sandra Taylor at the School of Sociology and Social Work.

These course rules and specifications apply to students commencing the course from 2010 onwards. For students who commenced prior to 2010, the applicable course rules are those from the year of commencement. i.e. students who commenced in 2006 should refer to the 2006 Handbook.

The Master of Social Work {Advanced Practice} enables field practitioners in a variety of human service agencies to enhance their knowledge and practice at an advanced level. The course is intended to provide social work practitioners with an innovative model for reflective practice and to increase competence in a range of social work fields and methods. The importance of locating social work practice in the political and organizational context will be emphasised.

Course structure

THIS COURSE NOT OFFERED IN 2014

These course rules and specifications apply to students commencing the course from 2010 onwards. For students who commenced prior to 2010, the applicable course rules are those from the year of commencement. i.e. students who commenced in 2006 should refer to the 2006 Handbook.


Candidates will complete the course by part-time study on the basis of one unit per semester for two years and in year 3 will prepare and submit a minor thesis for examination.

Schedule of units

Focuses on the development of reflective practice in social work. The unit provides an innovative framework to guide reflection on the knowledge and values that influence social work practice. Models of supervision are also explored.…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Explores the changing political context of social work practice. The unit aims to provide students with the opportunity to discuss the rapid changes that have occurred at an international, national and local policy level in the last decade. The unit…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Focuses on advanced practice knowledge and skills in a range of social work methods including family work, group work and community work, with particular reference to the mental health context. Recent theoretical developments in these areas are presented and students…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Explores advanced practice knowledge and skills in a range of social work fields including, child protection, domestic violence, sexual assault and addiction. The unit is issue based and students will have the opportunity to focus on areas that are relevant…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

PLUS 

Students in this unit will develop a proposal for a research project that will be undertaken in HGW709 Minor Thesis B. The topic of the research proposal will reflect an area of interest relevant to social work and/or professional practice…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Students in this unit are required to conduct an original piece of research. The topic may be chosen from any area of interest to the student within social work and/or professional practice and the methodology may be qualitative or quantitative.…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Entry requirements

Admission Prerequisites

In order to be eligible for entry to the course candidates must have qualified at least for completion of the Bachelor of Social Work pass degree at the University of Tasmania or at a recognised tertiary education institution.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Fees for domestic students are based on individual unit selections. Please refer to the fees section of each unit description to work out an indicative annual cost.

International students

International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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