Preparing you for a career in social work and wellbeing, our staff are committed to high-quality educational experiences for our students, whether you are seeking entry-to-practice training or post-qualifying specialisation.

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Australia's only postgraduate course in Adolescent Health and Wellbeing is delivered by the Centre for Adolescent Health at the Royal Children’s Hospital. Engage with a wide range of experts in adolescent health research and practice.

Duration 1 year part-time
Mode Fully online
Closing date (DOM | INT) 11 July 2022

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Provides advanced skills relevant to social work practice and social policy, and addresses the complex and growing challenges faced by this sector.

Duration 1 year part-time
Mode Online
Closing date (DOM | INT) 27 June 2022

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Explores up-to-date evidence, knowledge and practice related to domestic and gender-based violence prevention, intervention, research and evaluation.

Duration 1 year part-time
Mode Blended
Closing date (DOM | INT) 28 August 2022

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Provides health and community services professionals with the higher skills needed to become leaders in their field.

Duration 1 year part-time
Mode Online
Closing date (DOM | INT) 27 June 2022

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Practical course designed to equip the mental health workforce with the tools to reshape these statistics and support at-risk youth.

Duration 1 year full time
Mode Online
Closing date (DOM | INT) 4 July 2022

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Gain access to expert knowledge and the latest theory, research and evidence-based approaches in this specialised and rapidly-evolving area of mental health.

Duration 1 year part time
Mode Online
Closing date (DOM) 4 July 2022

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Graduate with the latest knowledge of adolescent health and development, prevention frameworks and skills to work more effectively with individuals and populations in schools and communities, and within health services.

Duration 1 year full-time / 2 years part-time
Mode Fully online
Closing date (DOM | INT) 11 July 2022

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Accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC), this course enables you to change career direction and eventually qualify as a registered psychologist. Start your journey with psychology here.

Duration 1 year full-time / 3 years part-time
Mode Temporarily blended
Closing date (DOM)13 June 2022

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Gain access to expert knowledge and the latest theory, research and evidence-based approaches in this specialised and rapidly-evolving area of mental health.

Duration 2 years part time
Mode Online
Closing date (DOM) 4 July 2022

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Combined with the flexibility of online study very few courses across the world provide a comprehensive and integrated view of the discipline. Choose from one of two specialisations in health promotion and oncology.

Duration 2 years full-time / 4 years part-time
Mode On campus (Parkville)
Closing date (DOM only) 11 July 2022

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Provides advanced skills relevant to social work practice and social policy and addresses the complex and growing challenges faced by this sector.

Duration 2 year part-time
Mode Online
Closing date (DOM | INT) 27 June 2022

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Designed for psychology graduates who want to develop practical skills in the applications of psychology and to employ them in the world of business; government; the non-profit sector; marketing, consumer and social research; and health.

Duration 18 months full-time
Mode Blended
Closing date (DOM | INT) 30 November 2022

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Provides health and community services professionals with high-level skills that will set them up to become leaders in their field.

Duration 2 years part time
Mode Online
Closing date (DOM | INT) 27 June 2022

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Postgraduate specialist qualification for professionals interested in enhancing their clinical and practice-research skills.

Duration 1 year full time / 2 years part time
Mode Online
Closing date (DOM | INT) Applications for 2022 are closed

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Accredited by the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) and has been determined to meet the Australian Social Work Education and Accreditation Standards (ASWEAS). A master’s degree in social work can take you anywhere.

Duration 2 years full-time / 4 years part-time
Mode Temporarily blended
Closing date (DOM | INT)5 August 2022

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An industry-leading course offering access to expert knowledge and the latest theory, research and evidence-based approaches in this specialised and rapidly-evolving area of mental health.

Duration 3 year part time
Mode Online
Closing date (DOM) 4 July 2022

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Provides health and community services professionals with the foundational skills needed to become leaders in their field.

Duration6 months part time
Mode Online
Closing date (DOM | INT) 27 June 2022

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Music participation can have a powerful impact on the lives of those with autism and intellectual disabilities. Gain the skills and confidence to ensure people with disabilities have access to high-quality music education.

Duration 1 year part-time
Mode On campus (Southbank)
Closing date (DOM | INT) 4 July 2022

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Looking for personalised advice?

Find out more about our graduate degrees and get support with your application. Speak to our expert staff online, via phone or at an upcoming event. You can also register to learn more about your course options and opportunities via email.

Online learning

In addition to face-to-face learning, our wide range of online courses offer a rich array of content in a stimulating learning environment. Run 100% online, our courses are a flexible, innovative and engaging option for busy professionals.

Short courses and microcredentials

Not ready to commit to a Master's degree? Gain in-demand skills and knowledge in your industry with a short course or microcredential. Delivered online, face-to-face and in blended study mode, our professional education courses offer certification without the time and cost commitment of a full degree.

Are you ready to apply?

Whether you’re ready to apply or still considering your course options, plan ahead and learn how to submit a graduate application with us.

Studying a graduate degree expands your earning potential, widens your career opportunities and sets you up to become a leader in your field.

Learn more about our entry requirements, education agents and scholarships available to you.

Meet our academics

Learn more about Lou Harms and Ralph Hampson who teach the Advanced Social Work and Health and Human Services courses.