Full-time and part-time study options available
4 years full time. Part-time study is available; students may take up to a maximum of 8 years to complete this programme.
2020: $6,427 plus $240 Student Services Levy per year, 2021: $6,555 plus $240 Student Services Levy per year
A Compulsory Student Services Fee also applies ($240 for fulltime students).
Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection. View course details for individual fees.
3894 - Bachelor of Social Work
The Bachelor of Social Work qualification will provide you with the core professional competencies and attributes required to enter the social work profession.
|If you achieved University Entrance (UE) in 2020, the entry requirements for this programme may differ from those displayed on this page and in printed material due to the disruption caused by COVID-19. To find out about entry requirements for those who achieve UE in 2020 see the NZQA website(external link).
In doing so, you will be awarded a provisional registration at the level of a beginning practitioner. This is the first step to becoming a fully registered social worker after completing two years of supervised practice.
Field placement is a significant element in this programme which will enable you to get firsthand experience through voluntary work and supervised placements in a social service agency.
You will also develop a range of flexible skills and professional attributes which will position you well to be responsive to and to work collaboratively within the increasingly complex and interdisciplinary social service and health communities.
The skills you can during this degree are also applicable across a wide range of roles.