Bachelor of Applied Social Work
Total student fees
over 4 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The primary aim of the Bachelor of Applied Social Work is to provide both Te Tai Tokerau and Aotearoa New Zealand with competent beginning social work practitioners who: - Meet the Social Workers Registration Board (SWRB) Graduate Attributes and Core Competence Standards and are therefore eligible for provisional registration. - Are critically informed, reflective practitioners who demonstrate transformative and ethical social work practice. - Actively advocate for structural changes which support marginalised, dispossessed and vulnerable individuals, groups and communities. - Are committed to lifelong learning through ongoing professional development.
Key Information for Students
Educational Criteria Completed NCEA level 3 with University Entrance including at least 14 credits in an English language rich subject, e.g. English, history, art history, classics, geography, economics Alternative Educational Criteria Minimum of B passes in a relevant Level 3 Bridging Programme Or Evidence of recent successful study in other relevant courses at tertiary level Or Documented verifiable evidence of relevant work life experience (usually the equivalent of two year s full time) that indicates the ability to meet the requirements of this degree. Such evidence would normally include details of roles/responsibilities undertaken, interpersonal skills, other achievements and referee statements. Admission under this provision requires an interview with and approval from the Programme Leader.
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:
|Earnings range||$37,731 - $54,842|
|In further study||19%|
|On a benefit||1%|
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Where does this information come from?
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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.