Bachelor of Social Work

Bachelor of Social Work

Bachelor degree
48 months
Processing time: 30 days
Full-time, Part-time
Intakes: 15/07/2019
International tuition: NZ$21,950
Domestic tuition: NZ$6,285

Program overview

The Bachelor of Social Work is an applied professional programme with a focus on producing social work graduates ready to practise with a beginner competence. Practice skills and field placements are core components of study, with fieldwork placements will be negotiated between the Fieldwork Practice Leader, the Placement Supervisor and the student. This four-year programme is recognised by the Social Work Registration Board of New Zealand. Part-time study options are available and should be indicated on application.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



Whitireia degree academic entry requirements or equivalent academic/work experience; evidence of suitability based on safety check, referee reports and interview Bachelor of Social Work applicants for whom English is an alternative language and who have not undertaken secondary education in English, Māori or New Zealand Sign Language: IELTS 6.5 academic in each band. Interview The interview determines the applicant's preparedness for study, ability to meet the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (if applicable) and any registration board requirements in terms of being fit for registration. Applicants must be able to demonstrate the following qualities: effective interpersonal communication skills understanding of, and capability to, work in the professional health and social services sector commitment and motivation to succeed Safety check As required by the Vulnerable Children's Act (2014), students who may work with children during the course of their study must be safety checked. Safety checking includes reference checking, work history, identity check, police vet and an overall assessment of the applicant's safety to work with children. International students Proven equivalence of entry requirements plus IELTS 6.5 in each band.

Campus location

Porirua , New Zealand

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