Research course

Social Work (Research)

Deakin University · Deakin University
Master of Social Work (Research)

Entry requirements

Entry requirements - general Applicants must have demonstrated evidence of a high standard of research ability. This is normally an Honours year to H2B (60%+) standard or a research masters degree. However, other evidence of research ability may be considered, and could include a thesis as part of an international undergraduate degree or coursework masters; relevant refereed publications; research awards; or research experience. For more information please visit the Research Services Division - Higher Degrees by Research page. Entry requirements - specific Entry to all higher degree by research awards is subject to the availability of an appropriate supervisor in the area of research. It is essential (or recommended) that you must discuss your research interests/proposed program with potential supervisors prior to applying. Go to Application Procedure and Forms for prospective research candidates for full details. For more information about areas in which supervision is available please visit our website.

Months of entry

November, July, March

Course content

Further research training for qualified social workers. Research areas include: social work theory and practice, critical social work, evidence bases in social work, social work education, human services provision, child and family welfare, mental health, diversity and inclusivity, masculinities, religion and spirituality, gender relations and gender violence.

Qualification and course duration

Master of Social Work (Research)

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Deakin University
+61 3 9627 4877