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Family Studies at UON

ENROL NOW in THE GRADUATE CERTIFICATE AND MASTER IN FAMILY STUDIES!


These programs are the first in Australia to cater to the needs of;

  • people transitioning from a generalist qualification into professional roles
  • those already working as practitioners and/or managers in family services
  • people looking to build careers in policy or practice in the field of Family Studies.

Our postgraduate programs will help you make positive changes to the ways you work with; families, communities, and fathers and men!

Are you interested in ongoing study to enhance your professional capacities in any of the following fields? Our online courses and programs may be just what you are looking for.


Family Studies

Master of Family Studies (Program Code 12277)

The Master of Family Studies is an 80 unit or 120 unit coursework program (depending on entry level qualification).

It is a unique post graduate qualification tailored to a range of professional contexts.

Family Studies graduates have many career options. They often work in the areas of health, education and wellbeing. They do this (domestically and internationally) in specialist areas of family work in the human service sector, education industry and social assistance workforce.

Regardless of location or mode of study, students have full access to the facilities provided at all UON campuses.

Graduate Certificate in Family Studies (Program Code 12276)

This is a 40 unit program.

The Graduate Certificate equips graduates with theoretical and practical knowledge to pursue leading roles in family work positions.

Students gain advanced knowledge of the reciprocal relationship between families and communities in a range of professional contexts.

Regardless of location or mode of study, students have full access to the facilities provided at all UON campuses.

FAMILY STUDIES RESEARCH PROGRAMS

  • STRONG FAMILIES: CAPABLE COMMUNITIES
  • FATHERS AND FAMILIES

The Fathers and Families Research Program welcomes applications from prospective PhD and Research Masters students who are interested in topics related to fathers, fatherhood or fathering.

To be considered, you will need to have achieved excellent results in your undergraduate studies and satisfy the University's English proficiency requirement (IELTS of at least 6.5)

To express your interest, please email your CV together with a brief statement of your research interests to Richard.Fletcher@newcastle.edu.au


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