social-work/pg-med-social-work

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Postgraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2014 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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Managing facultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Offered bySchool of Health Sciences
Campus(es)Caulfield, Clayton

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Description

Social workers assist individuals, groups and communities to address their problems. With its focus on helping people in need, social work is a profession committed to social justice and respect for human rights. Social workers provide a wide range of services to help people who are distressed or overwhelmed by problems such as poverty, substance abuse, homelessness, conflict or parental difficulties.

Units

For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Contact details

School of Social Work: telephone +61 3 9903 2610; fax +61 3 9903 1141; email social.work@med.monash.edu.au or visit http://www.med.monash.edu.au/socialwork/postgraduate/

Research Degrees Office: telephone +61 3 9905 4313; email med-research.degrees@monash.edu or visit http://www.med.monash.edu.au/pgrad/research

Relevant courses

  • 3438 Master of Philosophy*
  • 0019 Master of Social Work (Coursework)
  • 3972 Master of Social Work (Forensic Studies)
  • 3969 Master of Social Work (Qualifying)
  • 2698 Master of Social Work (Research)*
  • 0047 Doctor of Philosophy*

* By research.