Bachelor of Applied Social Sciences

Eastern Institute of Technology Ltd

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Entry requirements

A minimum of 42 credits at NCEA Level 3 - made up of 14 credits in each of two Approved Subjects with a further 14 credits taken from no more than two other domains or Approved Subjects; and a minimum of 14 credits at NCEA Level 1 in Mathematics or Pangarau; and a minimum of 8 credits at NCEA Level 2 in English or Te Reo Maori. 4 credits must be in Reading and 4 credits must be in Writing or at least 75 Level 2 NCEA credits in a maximum of 4 subjects in one year or satisfactory completion of a bridging/foundation programme. Approved bridging/foundation programmes include the EIT Certificate in Applied Social Sciences.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Bachelor of Applied Social Sciences is designed to develop in students a range of skills, knowledge & attributes that will enable them to meet the vocational demands of careers in psychotherapy, counselling and social work.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Studies in Human Society at this level can earn:


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Median earnings five years after study

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Rural Women New Zealand Tertiary Bursaries

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand



$1,000 each.

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Rural Women New Zealand Text Book Grant for Tertiary Students

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand



$500 each

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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

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Free phone: 0800 225 5348
Phone: (06) 974 8000
Fax: (06) 974 8905

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