Postgraduate

Graduate Diploma in Advanced Social Work

The Graduate Diploma in Advanced Social Work enables practising social workers to build on their knowledge of advanced social work theory and practice, and research methods.

Careers and further study

Accelerate your career within the resources sector, or find a way in to the sector to begin your managerial career in resources.

Career Pathways

This course will provide skills, expertise, knowledge and understanding, which will assist you in taking the next step in your career.
This course will provide skills, expertise, knowledge and understanding, which will assist you in taking the next step in your career.
This course could lead to these

Career Opportunities

Further Study

Master of Advanced Social Work, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Advanced Social Work, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Domestic Fees

Postgraduate - fee paying students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
48
Total Course Fee - 2019
$20,100.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.
International Fees

Postgraduate – onshore students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
48
Total Course Fee - 2018
$33,100.00
Total Course Fee - 2019
$33,100.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) a relevant bachelor's degree or graduate certificate1, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) at least two years of experience as a professionally qualified social worker.
1A relevant graduate certificate includes a Graduate Certificate in Social Work, Graduate Certificate in Child Protection Practice, and Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Practice.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

This course is open to social work graduates with a minimum of two years' experience as a professional social worker.

About The Course

The Graduate Diploma in Advanced Social Work involves two compulsory units and a choice from a range of other advanced social work units, depending on availability.
Graduate Diploma in Advanced Social Work

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • The estimated time commitment for a standard full-time enrolment is approximately 46 hours per week (over 13 weeks) which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 10370
CRICOS code
  • 024808F
Graduate Diploma in Advanced Social Work
Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • The estimated time commitment for a standard full-time enrolment is approximately 46 hours per week (over 13 weeks) which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 10370
CRICOS code
  • 024808F
Full time/part time duration
  • 1 year
Degrees course is available in
  • Graduate Diploma in Advanced Social Work