MC150 - Master of Social Work

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RMIT program code: MC150
Plan name: Master of Social Work
Plan code: MC150
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 058234C

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2017 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 

** The MC150 plan code has been discontinued for commencing students and is only available to continuing Master of Social Work students.

Students who are enrolled into MC150 should note this program will be discontinued at the end of Semester 2 2017.  If you're not eligible to graduate at the end of Semester 2 2017 you will be transitioned to MC150P15.  Please contact the program manager for academic advice.

2017 commencing students should enrol into courses under the new program plan code, MC150P15.

 

In order to complete the program students must complete 192 credit points, which are a combination of coursework and social work field education.

Part-Time Students should contact the Program Manager to develop an individual program plan.

 

 

Electives

The electives specified below are offered from within the discipline, however students may seek Program Manager approval to undertake electives offered by other disciplines in the School. Please be advised that not all elective courses may be available every year as some are offered on a two year cycle. Students may vary their program plans by negotiation with the Program Manager if they wish to undertake a specific elective course.

 

Please contact Social Work staff if you require assistance with enrolment or course selection.

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Year One of Program

The following program plan is being discontinued, and is only available to continuing Master of Social Work students (those who commenced in 2014 or earlier). Some courses in the plan are no longer available.

Please contact Social Work staff if you require assistance with your program structure.

NOTE:  If you have not completed  HWSS2183 Advanced Professional Practice you must undertake  HWSS2209 Ethical, Legal and Organisational Contexts of Social Work.

HWSS2209 Ethical, Legal and Organisational Contexts of Social Work, class number 3646, is offered in semster 1 and can be added to your enrolment via the add class tab.

Complete the following Five (5) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Social and Political Theory12HUSO2075City Campus3069 (FF)
3070 (INT)
2992 (INT)
Critical Social Work12HWSS2049City Campus2645 (FF)
Casework, Counselling and Advocacy12YesHWSS2111City Campus2640 (FF)
Social Work Field Education 1 (Advanced)36YesHWSS2113City Campus3350 (WFF)2850 (WFF)
AND
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Complete the following One (1) Course. This course is compulsory if you have no prior human services experience.

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

There are currently no classes scheduled to satisfy this requirement.
OR

Select and complete One (1) Course from the following courses if you have prior human services experience:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Working with Violence and Abuse12YesHWSS2159City Campus2660 (FF)
Advanced Advocacy and Social Action12HUSO2069City Campus2639 (FF)
Conflict Resolution and Mediation12ARCH1271City Campus2845 (ISV)
}
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

Please note: Social Work Field Education 2 (Adv) should be the final course you undertake in the MSW program.

Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Research Strategies - Social Sciences12YesHUSO2079City Campus2616 (FF)
2618 (INT)
2585 (FF)
2586 (INT)
Social Work Field Education 2 (Advanced)36YesHWSS2114City Campus3351 (WFF)2849 (WFF)
AND

Select and complete One (1) Course from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Policy Making12POLI1052City Campus2614 (FF)
Social Policy12POLI1051City Campus2632 (INT)2607 (FF)
AND

Select and complete One (1) Course from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Working with Violence and Abuse12YesHWSS2159City Campus2660 (FF)
Advanced Advocacy and Social Action12HUSO2069City Campus2639 (FF)
Conflict Resolution and Mediation12ARCH1271City Campus2845 (ISV)
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

For all enquiries, current students and prospective students:

Program Director

Dr Susie Costello

Email: susan.costello@rmit.edu.au

Phone: +61 3 9925 3234

 

Program Administration

Email: guss.pgrd@rmit.edu.au

Location: Building 37, Level 3, Room 11

360 Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC 3001

Timetabling

The majority of Higher Education programs use the Student Timetabling System (STS). Go to the Student Timetabling System web page to access timetabling information.

If your program is taught by a Vocational Education (VE) school then please go to the Vocational Education timetabling website.

Material fees

Some courses and programs have material fees (fees for field trips, goods or services) associated with them. In most cases these charges are not compulsory, but are levied by the teaching school for materials they purchase on your behalf for use in your studies. Go to the Material Fees web page to check the material fees for your program and courses.

Enrolment

For more information about enrolment at RMIT University, please go to the Enrolment home page.

*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

Policies

For more information about other RMIT University policies, please go to the Policies web site.

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