Doctor of Social Work

Massey University

Subject area

Social Work

Qualification

Duration

3

3 Years

Total student fees

$25,680

over 3 Years - details

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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.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A Master of Applied Social Work or Master of Social Work with First Class or Second Class Division I Honours, or equivalent and have sufficient background and good standing in professional social work.

Detailed requirements

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


Duration

3 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$8,560 $25,680
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$7,820 $23,460
Total $16,380 $49,140

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

N/A


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $73,028
Earnings range $56,652 - $82,760
In employment 78%
In further study 6%
On a benefit N/A

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Barbara Wood Memorial Foundation Scholarships

Provided by:

Barbara Wood Memorial Foundation - Executive Officer

Website:

http://www.wi.org.nz/

Value:

Up to $1,000.00 depending on the need and cost of the course being undertaken.

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Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Tressa Thomas Retraining Award

Provided by:

Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Manager

Website:

https://www.academicdresshire.co.nz

Value:

$2,000

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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 627 739
Phone: (06) 356 9099
Fax: (06) 350 2263
Email: contact@massey.ac.nz
Web: http://www.massey.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

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.

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