Bachelor of Social Work
Whitireia Community Polytechnic (Porirua)
Total student fees
over 4 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The Bachelor of Social Work degree at Whitireia aims to deliver a programme that respects and upholds the integrity and identity of all students and tutors; a programme that acknowledges the whakapapa, tino rangatiratanga and mana tangata of each student. Graduates will also possess upon entering their first day of practice the core competencies of the Social Workers Registration Board.
Key Information for Students
Whitireia degree entry requirements: http://whitireia.ac.nz or equivalent academic/work experience; evidence of suitability based on police vetting, health declaration, referee reports and interview Applicants for whom English is an alternate language and who have not undertaken secondary education in English, Mâori or New Zealand Sign Language: IELTS 6.5 academic in each band
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%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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Where does this information come from?
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The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
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