MC150 - Master of Social Work

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RMIT program code: MC150
Plan name: Master of Social Work
Plan code: MC150P15
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 058234C

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2020 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 

A total of 192 credit points, which are a combination of coursework and Social Work field education, in accordance with the program structure as outlined below.

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

All courses listed may not be available each semester.

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Year One of Program

Please note in the standard full-time program structure HUSO2079 Research Strategies - Social Sciences, is undertaken in Semester 2 of Year 1

Semester One: Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Critical Social Work12HWSS2049City Campus2163 (FF)2172 (INT)
Casework, Counselling and Advocacy12YesHWSS2111City Campus2165 (FF)
Group and Community Work Strategies12HWSS2213City Campus2179 (FF)
Ethical, Legal and Organisational Contexts of Social Work Practice12HWSS2209City Campus2175 (FF)
AND

Semester Two: Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Discourses of Care, Control and Protection12YesHWSS2211City Campus2178 (ISV)
Field Education 124YesHWSS2206City Campus2166 (WFF)2174 (WFF)
Research Strategies - Social Sciences12YesHUSO2079City Campus2117 (FF)
2118 (INT)
2113 (FF)
2114 (INT)
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

Please note in order to enrol into HUSO2351 Masters Minor Thesis 1, you must have completed HUSO2079 Research Strategies - Social Sciences, with a grade of 70 (DI) or above.

 

If you choose an elective that isn't in the approved list below, please contact your school via RMIT Connect or submit a query through the online portal..

Semester One: Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Contemporary Themes in Professional Practice12HWSS2210City Campus2176 (FF)
Social Policy12POLI1051City Campus1727 (FF)1722 (FF)
Rights, Recognition and Social Justice12YesHWSS2208City Campus2173 (FF)
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Advanced Advocacy and Social Action12HUSO2069City Campus2965 (FF)
Masters Minor Thesis 112YesHUSO2351City Campus2115 (FF)2111 (FF)
Introduction to Program Evaluation12YesHWSS2226City Campus1694 (FF)
1695 (INT)
Social and Political Theory12HUSO2075City Campus1723 (FF)1716 (FF)
Working with Violence and Abuse12YesHWSS2159City Campus2966 (FF)
AND

Semester Two: Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Field Education 224YesHWSS2207City Campus2167 (WFF)2176 (WFF)
Professional Project12YesHWSS2212City Campus2178 (WFF)2179 (WFF)
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Border Security12JUST2301City Campus1839 (FF)
Criminal Justice Systems12JUST2313City Campus1706 (FF)1702 (FF)
Developing Peace and Ending Violence12POLI1114City Campus2535 (FF)
2536 (INT)
Ethics, Values and Public Policy12POLI1065City Campus1723 (INT)
Gender in Development12HUSO2085City Campus1915 (FF)
1916 (INT)
Inter-Cultural Practices12HUSO2378City Campus2099 (ISV)
International Disaster Relief and Humanitarian Assistance12SOCU2234City Campus2108 (INT)
Loss, Trauma and Grief12YesHWSS2217City Campus3451 (FF)
Masters Minor Thesis 212YesHUSO2352City Campus2116 (FF)2112 (FF)
Negotiation and Dispute Resolution12YesLAW1031City Campus3024
International NGOs, civil society and development12HUSO2096City Campus1958 (FF)
1959 (INT)
Policy Making and Indigenous Peoples12POLI1112City Campus1725 (FF)
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Program Manager

Bawa Kuyini 
Associate Professor, Social Work
Email: bawa.kuyini@rmit.edu.au
Phone: +61 3 9925 3131
Location: Building 8, Level 10
 

Administrative Enquiries:

RMIT Connect Student Portal - https://rmit.service-now.com/connect

School of Global, Urban and Social Studies
Building 08, Level 10, Room 47
360 Swanston Street
Melbourne, 3000

Timetabling

Please go to the Class timetables web page to access timetabling information.

 

Material fees

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Enrolment

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*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.

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