Master of Social and Community Leadership

University of Auckland

Subject area

Social Work



1.5 Years

Total student fees


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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.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum 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).

Detailed requirements

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


1.5 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$8,424 $12,636
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$8,545 $12,818
Total $16,969 $25,454

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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:

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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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