Griffith University

Master of Social Work

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

This program provides you with a postgraduate professional social work qualification that allows entry into the profession. It is specifically designed for graduates holding degrees with some social and behavioural science components. The program equips you with the knowledge, skills, values and ethical foundations for social work practice in contemporary social policy and human service contexts.PathwaysGeneralist PracticeDissertationNote: Students can commence in Trimester 2 in the Generalist Practice pathway (in full-time mode) and transfer to the Dissertation pathway when all eligibility criteria have been successfully met.The frameworks for practice incorporated in the program are designed to ensure graduates are effective, ethical, and innovative thinkers, communicators, problem-solvers, change facilitators and leaders.


  • Conservatorium Ensemble Studies

Standard entry requirements

Related Bachelor degree (except Social Work) or higher


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study pathways

Students who have successfully completed the Master of Social Work (Dissertation pathway) may be eligible for admission to the <abbr title="Master of Philiosophy MPhil</abbr> or <abbr title="Doctor of Philosophy PhD</abbr> subject to the specified requirements for candidature in the Higher Degree Research Policy.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $50,625 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
Logan Campus International: $50,625 No
  • Full-time : 2 years

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