Master of Social Work (Advanced Practice) (R7H)

University of Tasmania

THIS COURSE NOT OFFERED IN 2018. This course is offered on a full fee paying basis to eligible domestic students. Fees are established per unit and can be found in the unit descriptions within the course schedule. Click on 'View fees for this unit' and select 'Tuition fee (domestic) Post 2008' as the fee type. International students please refer to International Services at www.utas.edu.au/international The Master of Social Work {Advanced Practice} degree course is offered by the School of Sociology and Social Work. The course is available only on the Launceston campus of the University and can be completed in three years part-time study. The maximum period allowed for completion of the MSocWkPrac is five years, although in certain cases permission may be granted for completion of the course over an extended period of time. Candidates should discuss all matters relating to the course with the course coordinator, Professor Sandra Taylor at the School of Sociology and Social Work. These course rules and specifications apply to students commencing the course from 2010 onwards. For students who commenced prior to 2010, the applicable course rules are those from the year of commencement. i.e. students who commenced in 2006 should refer to the 2006 Handbook. Course objectives The Master of Social Work {Advanced Practice} enables field practitioners in a variety of human service agencies to enhance their knowledge and practice at an advanced level. The course is intended to provide social work practitioners with an innovative model for reflective practice and to increase competence in a range of social work fields and methods. The importance of locating social work practice in the political and organizational context will be emphasised.Fees & scholarships Domestic students Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments. Domestic students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place will be charged a fee based on the number of units a student enrols in. In 2019, this fee is $45.45 per unit. In 2019, the maximum charge for full time students is $303. International students International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost. Scholarships For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

At a Glance

Course level Postgraduate
CRICOS Code N/A
Institution Name University of Tasmania
Campus Location N/A
Institution Type University
Course Duration Minimum 3 Years, up to a maximum of 7 Years
Course University University of Tasmania

About University of Tasmania

The University of Tasmania is ranked in the top 350 universities in the world, and is Australia’s premier university for teaching excellence, receiving more teaching awards than any other Australian university.The University has 38,000 students of which 6,500 are international students from 100 nations.

 

In the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), the University of Tasmania jumped eight places to be ranked 284th internationally (ARWU 2017). This places our University in the top 2 per cent of universities worldwide and reaffirms our reputation as a premier research institution.

 

The QS World University Rankings result of 287 is another leap forward for our University, climbing seven places and ranking among the best in the world for Earth and Marine Sciences and Agriculture and Forestry. Another seven disciplines were highly ranked in the QS Rankings, including Philosophy, Environmental Sciences, Biological Sciences, Sociology, Education, Geography, and Medicine. This consistent world-class performance across multiple disciplines is a testament to the strength and diversity of our research.The World University Rankings released by Times Higher Education (THE) also reflect our achievements as a world leader in research, placing our institution in the top 350 universities in the world.

 

  • A Focus on Excellence
    The University of Tasmania is highly regarded internationally for teaching and academic excellence. Our lecturers and tutors have the opportunity to engage with students individually and offer the personalised advice and guidance not available at larger institutions.Our diverse range of degrees, student exchanges, and learning experiences offer students a unique educational experience and excellent preparation for their future careers. We offer more than 100 undergraduate (bachelor) degrees, and more than 150 postgraduate programs, from graduate certificates through to research degrees. These range across five colleges and three specialist institutes, and include degrees in architecture, environmental management, engineering, medicine, nursing, business, finance, ICT, and aquaculture, and more.
  • Campus Information
    The University of Tasmania has campuses within the three main regions of Tasmania – Hobart in the south, Launceston in the north and Burnie in the north-west – ensuring full representation throughout the state. Our campuses make the most of Tasmania’s geographical advantages including rivers, mountains and beaches and are close to business hubs and public facilities. In 2006 the University expanded, establishing two campuses in Sydney – Darlinghurst and Rozelle.Each campus is large enough to offer a vibrant and unique learning environment, but still small enough to ensure friendly interaction between staff and students, and a strong focus on the individual.
  • Campus Services
    The campus services listed below are managed by Infrastructure Services and Development.Please follow one of the links below for information on specific services.If you have a question about any other service delivery by Infrastructure Services & Development, please contact us.
  • Why Study Online?
    Studying online is a flexible, practical way to get your degree. We want to make study work for you, no matter what your schedule looks like. Our online offerings include courses in Business, Education, Health and Medicine, Dementia Care, Arts, Planning and Justice Studies. You can connect with other students online, and support from staff is just a click away.

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