Postgraduate Certificate in Social Work
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates will be able to: extend existing bodies of knowledge in an area specific to social work through intellectual independence, analytical rigour and critical evaluation. ? master theoretical issues and research methods related to social work and critically analyse bodies of knowledge in social work and apply this knowledge to their own contexts. ? critically read and appraise research in social work published in peer-reviewed social work and related journals. ? apply knowledge of current theories of social service practice through the development of skills that allow the pursuit of scholarly interest in specific fields of social work practice. ? apply knowledge of methodological and theoretical issues that relate to cultural competence as it relates to research and practice principles with Maori and diverse cultural groups.
Key Information for Students
A Bachelor of Social Work or Bachelor of Social Work with Honours, or equivalent.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
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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All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Barbara Wood Memorial Foundation Scholarships
Barbara Wood Memorial Foundation - Executive Officer
Up to $1,000.00 depending on the need and cost of the course being undertaken.
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.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.