Graduate Diploma in Social Services

Graduate Diploma in Social Services

12 months
Application deadlines: until start date (Applications for our 2019 intake are now closed; they will reopen in mid-2019 for our 2020 intake)
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: NZ$656
Full-time, Part-time
Intakes: February
International tuition: NZ$23,940
Domestic tuition: NZ$7,574

Program overview

The nature of this programme is such that students will benefit from the chance to network in a specialist area and forge important industry contacts and relationships. As such, students will graduate as an effective and recognised professional practitioner who is able to meet professional association competency standards and access employment opportunities within relevant fields both nationally and internationally.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
Bachelor of Social Services or the Bachelor of Social Services (endorsed in Counselling, Disability Support and Coordination, Mental Health Support, or Career Practice), or an equivalent qualification, or applicants must be able to demonstrate equivalent practical, professional or educational experience of an appropriate kind; Proof of English proficiency In addition: curriculum vitae two referee reports from persons of standing in the community who are not friends or relatives and who can attest to the applicant’s academic and personal suitability for social services training declaration of any previous convictions and permission for a Police Check a written statement (content outlined in the additional information form), and a health declaration

Campus location

Dunedin , New Zealand