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Social Work 

University of Auckland

Bachelor On Campus
48 months
Duration
21652 USD/year
4204 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Social Work programme of The University of Auckland explores the solutions to social challenges and improve lives by studying towards a rewarding career in social work.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Social Work programme of The University of Auckland  will equip students with the knowledge and experience to make a difference in the community as a practising social worker.

Taught by registered social workers and internationally recognised academics, you will learn through an integrated approach that combines a variety of disciplines – including psychology, sociology and law. You will also spend a portion of the programme out on practicum, experiencing firsthand what it’s like to be a social worker.

This is a professional qualification, recognised by the New Zealand Social Workers Registration Board. This means you will be eligible to apply for registration here and overseas.  

Career

There is a high demand for social workers in New Zealand and overseas. With a Bachelor of Social Work you will be qualified as a social worker and able to work in a wide range of fields. This degree is recognised by the Social Workers Registration Board, allowing you to apply for social work registration here and overseas.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Child protection officer; family/whānau worker
  • Community development coordinator
  • Disability support worker; elder abuse and support worker; refugee and migrant case manager
  • Manager or supervisor; researcher
  • Mental health and addiction support worker
  • Social worker, including in a hospital, school or aged care setting
  • Working in the justice system as a probation officer, youth justice worker or prison social worker
  • Youth worker

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychology for Human Services
  • Lifespan Development for Human Services
  • Professional Communication Skills
  • Sociology for Human Services
  • Culture and Diversity
  • The Social Work Environment

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6
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Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum total score of 24.
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level. You must have completed a minimum of three A-Level subjects with at least a 'C' grade or higher. General Studies or similar general papers cannot be included.
  • Cambridge International Examinations (CIE). 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21652 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21652 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    4204 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4204 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • Domestic students: NZ$6,310.80 per year
  • International students: NZ$32,498 per year

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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