Doctor of Social Work (DSW)

Management of higher degree by research (HDR) candidatures and thesis examinations will move to the HDR Administration Centre in mid January 2016 and details provided on this site will be amended at that time. Students and staff will be notified about the changes via email. We thank you for your understanding and apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Program structure

Year 1

Students need to complete two core units of study and two elective units (each unit of study being worth 6 credit points). The exact units of study will be recommended by the student's supervisor).

Year 2

Thesis and doctoral seminar

Year 3

Continue with thesis and doctoral seminar.

Units of study

Core units of study

Pathways unit of study

Course convenor

Associate Professor Ruth Phillips