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

Contact details and related links


2021 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.

If you wish to study additional courses that are not part of your program, you will be unable to study those additional courses and receive Commonwealth support. This is because the additional courses do not contribute towards your degree.  See here for further information.

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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


If your placement dates sit outside the regular semester, your enrolment will be moved into a flex term offering according to your placement dates. You will be advised if this occurs.

If you have any questions please contact your program manager. The program manager’s contact details are listed at the top of this page.

 

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 Campus2273 (FF)2248 (INT)
Casework, Counselling and Advocacy12YesHWSS2111City Campus2275 (FF)
Group and Community Work Strategies12HWSS2213City Campus2295 (FF)
Ethical, Legal and Organisational Contexts of Social Work Practice12HWSS2209City Campus2279 (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 Campus2252 (FF)
Field Education 124YesHWSS2206City Campus2276 (WFF)2250 (WFF)
Research Strategies - Social Sciences12YesHUSO2079City Campus2255 (FF)
2258 (INT)
2229 (FF)
2230 (INT)
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

If your placement dates sit outside the regular semester, your enrolment will be moved into a flex term offering according to your placement dates. You will be advised if this occurs.

If you have any questions please contact your program manager. The program manager’s contact details are listed at the top of this page.

 

HUSO2350 Masters Minor Thesis is a program elective in year 2 of MC150. It is a 24 credit point flex term course which is offered outside the standard semester schedule.

To enrol in this course you must obtain approval from the Program Manager, contact details are provided at the top of this page

You can enrol into this course via Additional Terms (flex term 2102, class no: 1091) in enrolment online. The start and end date of this course is: 1 March 2021 and 15 November 2021 respectively. The census date for this course is: 22 April 2021.

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 which is located here

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 Campus2280 (FF)
Social Policy12POLI1051City Campus2178 (FF)2163 (FF)
Rights, Recognition and Social Justice12YesHWSS2208City Campus2278 (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

Introduction to Program Evaluation12YesHWSS2226City Campus2108 (FF)
Social and Political Theory12HUSO2075City Campus2171 (FF)
Working with Violence and Abuse12HWSS2159City Campus2297 (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 Campus2277 (WFF)2251 (WFF)
Professional Project12YesHWSS2212City Campus2290 (WFF)
2292 (WINT)
2260 (WFF)
2261 (WINT)
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

Criminal Justice Systems12JUST2313City Campus2113 (FF)
Ethics, Values and Public Policy12POLI1065City Campus2168 (INT)
Gender in Development12HUSO2085City Campus1980 (FF)
1983 (INT)
Inter-Cultural Practices12HUSO2378City Campus2498 (FF)
2499 (INT)
International Disaster Relief and Humanitarian Assistance12SOCU2234City Campus2551 (INT)
Negotiation and Dispute Resolution12YesLAW1031City Campus1356
International NGOs, civil society and development12HUSO2096City Campus2496 (FF)
2497 (INT)
Policy Making and Indigenous Peoples12POLI1112City Campus2172 (FF)
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Program Manager

Dr Bawa Kuyini 
Associate Professor, Social Work
Email: bawa.kuyini@rmit.edu.au
Phone: +61 3 9925 3131
Location:B008 F10 R033

Administrative Enquiries:

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

School of Global, Urban and Social Studies
360 Swanston Street, Melbourne 3000
B008 F10 R047

 

Timetabling

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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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