Master's Degree in Social Work in Cairns in Australia

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Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

Social work is a career field that focuses on providing help and support to those in need. After completing a program or course, professional social workers may have the education necessary to develop community programs, provide counseling and legal support for families, or advocate for children’s rights during divorce and custody cases.

Australia is an island country and continent of the southern hemisphere, in the SW Pacific, a member state of the Commonwealth.

The city has a laid back ambience and a relaxed tropical climate conducive for studying. It boasts of some education centres such as School of the air base, James Cook University Cairns campus and many others.

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Master of Social Work - Professional Qualifying

James Cook University
Campus Full time Part time 2 years February 2018 Australia Cairns Townsville Brisbane + 3 more

The Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying) offers students with an existing undergraduate degree the opportunity to undertake study leading to a professionally accredited social work degree, recognised by the Australian Association of Social Workers. [+]

Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying)

The Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying) enables students with an existing undergraduate degree to undertake study leading to a professionally accredited social work degree, recognised by the Australian Association of Social Workers.

Students will develop knowledge and skills necessary for professional practice in a range of practice fields, and the course has a very strong practical component, with students completing two field education placements.

The course offers maximum study flexibility with a range of delivery modes. Students studying in limited attendance mode are supported through print and online materials as well as annual, compulsory, on-campus residential workshops.... [-]