Master of Social Work (Professional)

University of Auckland

Subject area

Social Work

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Entry requirements

A Bachelors degree in a relevant subject with a minimum GPA. An interview supported by references and evidence of suitability is normally required. Applicants must undergo a police check to meet the requirements of the Social Workers Registration Act 2003 and safety checks required by the Children's Act 2014.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates of the Master of Social Work (Professional) programme will know and understand the values, theories and interventions that underpin social work practice. They will be critical, reflective practitioners able to contribute to statutory and community social services and pursue personal professional goals and postgraduate study.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Human Welfare Studies and Services at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 61 62 63
Phone: (09) 373 7999
Fax: (0800) 616 264

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