Graduates of the degree will:
- acquire research skills and undertake a shorter thesis which is relevant to social work practice and/or social policy;
- undertake preparation for advanced practice.
The Master of Advanced Social Work (Research) allows students to combine coursework with extensive independent research in social work. It encourages an advanced practice-oriented and theoretical approach, and supports self-directed, lifelong learning.
A Master of Advanced Social Work (Research) candidate must receive an average grade of at least H3 (65%) or better to be eligible for the award of the degree.