Bachelor of Applied Social Work
Manukau 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?
The Bachelor of Applied Social Work aims to provide a programme for an ethnically diverse population that produces bicultural social work practitioners demonstrating beginning level social work professionalism and competency for practice.
Key Information for Students
Applicants must meet the following criteria for admission into the programme: (a) A New Zealand Police Check (using the NZ Police and Vetting Consent to Disclosure of Information form) that demonstrates applicant has no criminal record and thus meets the requirements to be registered with the SWRB and to work with at risk and vulnerable people as required by the Vulnerable Children Act (2014). (b) Be 19 years of age or over at the commencement of the programme; OR, applicants below the age of 19 , will be considered for admission (by the Programme Committee) where the applicant is: (i) employed, in a paid or voluntary capacity in a social service context and able to provide a current, written recommendation from their employer, or voluntary service provider demonstrating their suitability for the programme; or (ii) Due to reach the minimum 19 age requirement within one month of the commencement date of the programme. (c) Hold a full New Zealand drivers licence, have agreed Disability exemption or commit to gaining a full New Zealand drivers licence before the commencement of the first practicum. At the time of interview candidates will be told that failure to meet this obligation means they may have to suspend their studies until such time as they have the full licence that most practicum providers require. (d) Complete all required admission Administration documentation. (e) Provide two satisfactory references (see template in Appendices). (f) Demonstrate suitability to complete vocational social work degree level study at an interview. The following interview criteria will apply: (i) At the time of interview applicants will be required to undertake a comprehension and written exercise to help determine the level of academic support they would require prior to and during the programme, if they were offered a place. (ii) Interviews may be conducted in person, by Skype, or by electronic means as outlined in the Vulnerable Children Act (2014). (iii) Du
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(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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