Bachelor of Social Work

Bachelor of Social Work

Bachelor degree
48 months
Intakes: February
International tuition: NZ$22,100
Domestic tuition: NZ$6,084

Program overview

The program is available at Hawke's Bay and Tairawhiti campuses. Students of the program will develop the understanding, personal attributes and skills needed to be competent social work practitioners in a range of fields, some of which include: community development, health and education, child protection, family work, drug and alcohol, domestic violence, and probation and reintegration.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus


Applicants must provide a Police Clearance Certificate and a Personal Declaration Form; Be free from criminal convictions which would preclude them from working with vulnerable clients; Evidence of the personal and professional qualities appropriate for undertaking a Bachelor of Applied Social Science by furnishing two references from persons who are not related to the applicant, using prescribed Referee Forms. One of the referees must be someone who has observed the applicant interacting with other people; CV (no more than 3 pages) outlining past education and work and voluntary experiences; Proof of English proficiency (IELTS or equivalent)

Career opportunities

Social Worker or Counsellor in a range of social service agencies