Bachelor of Social and Community Work

University of Otago

Subject area

Social Work

Duration

4

4 Years

Total student fees

$26,751

over 4 Years - details

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates of this degree programme will have the professional values, knowledge and skills needed to be critical and reflexive social work practitioners. Graduates will be able to apply the Treaty of Waitangi in response to critical issues and problems facing the social work profession.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A New Zealand university entrance qualification or equivalent. To proceed to the Third Stage, students must complete the First and Second Stages successfully, or equivalent, and satisfy the requirements for registration as a social worker.

Detailed requirements

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


Duration

4 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,688 $26,751
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$6,177 $24,708
Total $12,865 $51,458

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


Student Success

96%


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 $48,169
Earnings range $37,731 - $54,842
In employment 75%
In further study 19%
On a benefit 1%

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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University of Otago New Frontiers Entrance Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Otago - Scholarships Administrator

Website:

http://www.otago.ac.nz/graduate-research/scholarships/

Value:

Between $2,500 and $5,000 (dependent on the level of academic achievement at school)

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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 808 098
Phone: (03) 479 1100
Fax: (03) 474 1607
Email: university@otago.ac.nz
Web: http://www.otago.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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