Bachelor of Social Work
Waikato Institute of Technology Ltd
Total student fees
over 4 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
On completion of this programme, graduates will have developed a range of flexible skills and professional attributes which will position them well to be responsive to, and to work collaboratively within, the increasingly complex and interdisciplinary social service and health communities.
Graduate competence, which is embedded in social work programmes recognised by the SWRB, is valid for two years from the date of completing all the requirements of the programme. This entitles graduates to provisional (Section 10) registration as a social worker.
Key Information for Students
NCEA Level 3 comprised of 60 credits at NCEA Level 3 or higher and 20 credits at NCEA Level 2 or higher, including: 14 credits each at NCEA Level 3 in three approved subjects; and Literacy (10 credits at NCEA Level 2 or above made up of 5 credits each in reading and writing); and Numeracy (10 credits at NCEA Level 1 or above made up of specified achievement standards or a package of three specified unit standards); or A relevant qualification at Level 4 on the NZQF; or Equivalent.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$37,731 - $54,842|
|In further study||19%|
|On a benefit||1%|
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