Doctor of Social Work

Massey University

Subject area

Social Work


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Entry requirements

Relevant Master's degree in Social Work with First Class or Second Class Division I Honours, or the equivalent.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Highest level of qualification available in social work. The DSW provides a high-level professional development pathway to develop as advanced practitioners, practice leaders, specialist practitioners, managers and advisors as well as social work trainers and educators.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Society and Culture at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 627 739
Phone: (06) 356 9099
Fax: (06) 350 2263

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