Master of Social and Community Leadership

University of Auckland

Subject area

Social Work

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Entry requirements

A Bachelors degree with at least 60 points in social science subjects, or a Bachelors degree and an un-awarded Postgraduate Certificate in Social and Community Leadership, or equivalent qualifications, and a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA).

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates of the MSCL will have specialised sector leadership knowledge and will be equipped with the appropriate skills required to apply that knowledge in their chosen specialist field of practice. These graduates will fill a demand for these knowledge, skills, and dispositions as identified by the community and social service, not-for-profit and social enterprise sectors in Aotearoa New Zealand and overseas. They will be critical, reflective leaders able to pursue both personal professional goals and further postgraduate study. In addition, graduates of the MSCL will be able to initiate, design, conduct and report independent and original research and/or programme evaluations for a defined project.

What graduates earn

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


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

Not Available

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Faculty of Education and Social Work Start Smart Merit Scholarships

Provided by:

The University of Auckland - The Scholarship Office



up to $2,500

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Barbara Wood Memorial Foundation Scholarships

Provided by:

Barbara Wood Memorial Foundation - Executive Officer



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

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