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.
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
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- Psychology for Human Services
- Lifespan Development for Human Services
- Professional Communication Skills
- Sociology for Human Services
- Culture and Diversity
- The Social Work Environment
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- 48 months
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DisciplinesSocial Work Sociology View 11 other Masters in Sociology in New Zealand
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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).
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International21652 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 21652 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
National4204 USD/yearTuition FeeBased 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
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.