Master of Social Work (Professional)

University of Auckland

Subject area

Social Work



2 Years

Total student fees


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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.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum 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.

Detailed requirements

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


2 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$8,521 $17,043
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$9,763 $19,525
Total $18,284 $36,568

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

Student Success


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 N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

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

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