Bachelor of Social Work

Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Subject area

Social Work

Duration

4

4 Years

Total student fees

$24,968

over 4 Years - details

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of this programme is to prepare social work professionals who can engage in current and future issues of social justice in changing technological, social, cultural, environmental and political contexts and meet the educational requirements for registration in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Academic Requirements NCEA Level 3 (60 credits at level 3 and 20 credits at Level 2 or higher) which must include 14 credits at Level 3 in each of: - English or an approved literacy* subject - two other subjects from the list of approved subjects* and Literacy* - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of 5 credits in reading, 5 credits in writing and Numeracy* - 10 credits at Level 1 or above (specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627) Note: Students who have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (eg International Baccalaureate, Cambridge examination) should contact CPIT for requirements. * NZQA approved subjects: see http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/awards/university-entrance/approved-subjects/ Alternative Requirements Skills for tertiary study (including literacy and numeracy) may be acquired through study, work and/or life experience. Students who can demonstrate these skills may be approved for alternative entry. CPIT literacy and numeracy assessments are available. Additional Requirements Provide evidence of good character and personal attributes via two referee reports and a 500-word personal statement. - Consent to Disclosure of Information Applicants who meet academic entry criteria may be required to attend an interview Current Class 1 Drivers Licence unless medical verification is provided in relation to a disability or impairment that prohibits the applicant from being able to drive.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

4 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,242 $24,968
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$6,263 $25,052
Total $12,505 $50,020

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

92%


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $48,169
Earnings range $37,731 - $54,842
In employment 75%
In further study 19%
On a benefit 1%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

CrazyGames.com Annual Student Scholarship

Provided by:

CrazyGames.com - Scholarships Coordinator

Website:

http://crazygames.com/scholarship

Value:

$1,500 USD Worldwide Student Scholarship

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Barbara Wood Memorial Foundation Scholarships

Provided by:

Barbara Wood Memorial Foundation - Executive Officer

Website:

http://www.wi.org.nz/

Value:

Up to $1,000.00 depending on the need and cost of the course being undertaken.

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 242 476
Phone: (0800) 24 24 76
Fax: (03) 366 6544
Email: info@ara.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ara.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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