Bachelor of Social Work
Level 7

Bachelor of Social Work

  • We are evolving

    From 1 October 2022, NMIT and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga, and you will graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification. Read more

  • Locations and dates

    Nelson:

    13 February 2023
    Year 1
    13 February 2023
    Year 2
    13 February 2023
    Year 3
    13 February 2023
    Year 4
  • Study options

    Full-time and part-time study options available

  • Length

    4 years full time. Part-time study is available; students may take up to a maximum of 8 years to complete this programme.

  • Total credits

    480

  • Fees

    2023: $6,784 plus $240 Student Services Levy per year

    Compulsory Student Services Levy applies ($2 per credit).

    Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection.

    View course details for individual fees.

  • National qualification code

    3894

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.

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