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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Social Work

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Social Work

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $32,498 NZD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    4 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    80 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 01-December-2021 2021-12-01

Overview

Bachelor of Social Work

Find solutions to social challenges, create positive change and build fairer, stronger communities.

This programme will equip you 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 approximately 24 weeks out on practicum, experiencing first-hand 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.  

Programme structure

This is a four-year degree programme in which you’ll have the opportunity to enter into the Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) programme in Year 4.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$44,202

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $9,804
Accommodation 1 bed room $11,704
Tuition 1 person $32,498

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.20 NZD / 1 hour

in New Zealand every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

1_ Copy of birth certificate/passport
2_ Transcript
3_ Official programme completion certificate
4_ Mark sheets
5_ Relevant course outlines
6_ English language proficiency

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

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Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
English Language Academy (ELA) pathway programmes

You can meet undergraduate English-language requirements by successfully completing:
1_ The Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP), or
2_ The English Pathway for Undergraduate Studies (EPUS).

Academic background and requirement

Secondary school qualifications

Country or region not listed: You need to have one of the following:

  • 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 (55%-59%) or higher. General Studies or similar general paper cannot be included.
  • Cambridge International Examinations (CIE). You must have completed a minimum of three A-level subjects.

India: You need to have one of the following:

  • 12 years of schooling and an overall average of 75% in the All-India Senior School Certificate (AISSC), Indian School Certificate (ISC), Karnataka, Maharashtra and West Bengal State Board Examinations with a minimum of 70%t in English.
  • 12 years of schooling and an overall average of 80% in all other Higher Secondary State Board Examinations with a minimum of 75% in English.

China:

  • The National College Entrance Examination (NCEE) otherwise known as Gaokao. (Have a high school diploma or equivalent, Be in good health…)

Further requirements

Admission is subject to a police check/s, safety checks and referees’ reports. You may be required to attend an interview.

Other pathways to study

You could be eligible for another programme, or check out these alternative pathways:

  • Bridge your educational gap with a preparation and foundation programme.
  • If you are 20 on or before the first day of semester, have no formal University Entrance (UE) qualification, and are a New Zealand or Australian citizen or permanent resident you can apply for special admission.

Career opportunities

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

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