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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Social Service Supervision

Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.

Part II


1. Admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Social Service Supervision requires that the candidate will:

(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified;

(b) have been awarded or qualified for a relevant Bachelor's degree, or equivalent;


(c) be professionally qualified in a social service field.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma in Social Service Supervision shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits, comprising:

(a) courses as specified in the Schedule for the Qualification;

and including:

(b) attending Contact Workshops, block courses, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

3. Notwithstanding Regulation 2(a), a candidate who has completed course(s) equivalent to a course included in the Schedule may, with the approval of the Academic Board or their delegate, be permitted to substitute it with an approved 30-credit 700-level course.


4. The Postgraduate Diploma in Social Service Supervision is awarded without endorsement.

Student Progression

5. In cases of sufficient merit, the Postgraduate Diploma may be awarded with distinction or merit.

Completion Requirements

6. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Postgraduate Qualifications will apply. Candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate in Social Work should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

7. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Schedule for the Postgraduate Diploma in Social Service Supervision

Compulsory courses (120 credits from)

179.740 Social Service Supervision: Theory and Practice 30 credits

179.741 Social Service Management 30 credits

179.742 Learning in Social Service Supervision 30 credits

179.743 Clinical Supervision 30 credits
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