University of Wollongong

Australia ,Wollongong | Wollongong, Sydney

Master of Social Work (Qualifying)

  • Duration: 24
  • $ 33216/year
  • IELTS: 6.5(6)
  • Master

Located in the seaside city of Wollongong, New South Wales, some 80 kilometers south of Sydney, lies the public research institution known as the institution of Wollongong (abbreviated as UOW). In 2023, the institution had over 33,000 students enrolled (including over 12,300 foreign students), over 176,000 alumni, over 2,400 staff members, including 16 Distinguished professors, and over 2,400 students enrolled.


The University of Wollongong has grown into a multi-campus organization on both a national and international scale. The main campus of the university, located in Wollongong, covers an area of 82.4 hectares and has 94 permanent buildings. It is located on the original location, five kilometers north-west of the city center. As well as three Sydney campuses, including the UOW Sydney Business School, UOW Liverpool, and UOW Sutherland, there are regional university campuses in Bega, Batemans Bay, Moss Vale, and Shoalhaven. UOW has campuses outside of Australia in Dubai, Hong Kong, and places in Malaysia. Additionally, UOW has forged alliances with other institutions of higher learning abroad in China and Singapore.


Nine campuses make up the University of Wollongong in Australia.The university's main site, the Wollongong campus, is situated on the coast of New South Wales, 3 km from downtown Wollongong and 80 km from Sydney. The North Wollongong railway station, which opened in 1915 on the South Coast railway line, serves the area.The Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities, the Faculty of Business and Law, the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, and the Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health are the four faculties that offer courses. On the Wollongong campus, there are over 2,400 staff members and close to 33,000 total students that attend classes. The campus also has student housing, conference facilities, food halls, supermarkets, cafés, restaurants, a bar, indoor sports facilities, a gymnasium, a swimming pool, and sports grounds in addition to the teaching and research buildings. UOW College is located on the Wollongong campus.

With the UOW Masters of Social Work (Qualifying), you'll have the education and experience necessary to significantly improve communities and individuals. To acquire a professionally recognized Social Work qualification, you will expand on earlier studies of the person and society and deepen your interest in social justice and human rights.


Graduates of the UOW School of Social Work have acquired real-world experience through supervised professional assignments. Your UOW degree will guarantee that you are prepared to support social change and development and will enable you to positively impact the lives of marginalized and disadvantaged people as well as their families, communities, and neighborhoods.


This course strikes a balance between theoretical and practical knowledge, as well as actual professional practice:

  • You will develop the interpersonal and communication skills necessary to collaborate well with others, and you'll apply your critical thinking to comprehend other individuals and societal issues.
  • As a trained social worker, you will deepen your grasp of the theories and techniques that support effective practice.
  • You will acquire practical understanding of social justice concepts as well as the abilities to use that knowledge in social research and policy formation, as well as in your work with people individually, in families, and in communities.
  • You will develop the community involvement abilities required to cooperate with locals and groups and function well in the social work industry.
  • Through supervised professional experience in human service organizations, you will acquire the abilities and knowledge required for a career as a social worker.


Tuition: $33216 per year



30% tuition fee reduction for the minimum duration of an eligible course

IELTS: 6.5(6)


Academics: 2.8 GPA

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