Bachelor of Social Services

Bachelor of Social Services

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: until start date (Applications for our 2019 intake are now closed; they will reopen in mid-2019 for our 2020 intake)
Application fee: NZ$656
Intakes: February
International tuition: NZ$23,940
Domestic tuition: NZ$6,918

Program overview

This programme has three specialties - Career Practice, Disability or Mental Health - which provides the opportunity to gain a second specialty, increasing a career opportunities. During this degree programme, students will gain a solid foundation in various aspects of the field during year one before choosing to specialise in career practice, counselling, disability or mental health

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus


NCEA Level 3 or a minimum of 60 credits at Level 3 or higher on the National Qualifications Framework; Proof of English proficiency Applicants must demonstrate relevant life/work experience, submit references and a health declaration, declare any criminal convictions and give permission for a police check. International students will be individually assessed to ensure they meet degree-level entry requirements.

Career opportunities

Community/social services worker, disability support advocate/worker, mental health advocate/support worker, counsellor or career practitioner

Campus location

Dunedin , New Zealand