UWA Handbook 2017

Course details

Master of Advanced Social Work (research)

This degree provides professional and research skills for graduates and professionals working in social work or social administration.

Course overview

Course overview

Course titleMaster of Advanced Social Work (research)
Award abbreviationMAdvSW
Course code10750
Course typemaster's degree by research (thesis only)
Statuscurrent / 2017
Administered byGraduate Research School
CRICOS code003324M
COURSE DETAILS
  
Intake periodsThroughout the year
Attendance typefull- or part-time (Student visa holders should read Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 for more information.)
Credit points required48
A standard full-time load is 24 points per semester.
Standard course duration1 year
Time limit4 years
Delivery modeinternal
Locations offeredUWA (Perth)
ENQUIRIES AND COURSE ADVICE
  
Course adviceGraduate Research and Scholarships Office
6488 2807
pghelp-grso@uwa.edu.au

Prospective students should see the Future Students website for details on admission requirements, intake periods, fees, availability to international students, careers information etc.

Course structure

Course structure

Extracted from Master of Advanced Social Work (research) rules

3. A student must complete and present for examination a thesis of no more than 30,000 words.


See also the rules for the course and the Student Rules.

Rules

Rules

Definitions

In these Rules, unless the context suggests otherwise—

the Board is the Board of the Graduate Research School and includes any position to which the Board has delegated authority for a particular function;

work means scholarly writing or, in the case of the creative arts and building sciences, may mean music composition or music recitals or exhibitions or recordings or scholarly documentation of exhibitions or recordings.

Applicability of the Master's Degrees by Research Rules for courses administered by the Board of the Graduate Research School and the University's Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The Master's Degrees by Research Rules for courses administered by the Board of the Graduate Research School apply to the Master of Advanced Social Work except as set out in the rules which follow.

(2) The Student Rules, policies and procedures apply except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

1.A(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

(3) A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in the rules for this course.

(4) A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of (3) is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation'.

Admission

2. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a) completed the requirements for the Graduate Diploma in Advanced Social Work, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty;

and

(b) at least two years' experience as a professionally qualified social worker.

Course requirements

3. A student must complete and present for examination a thesis of no more than 30,000 words.