Bachelor of Social Work

University of Otago

Subject area

Social Work

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Entry 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.

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.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Human Welfare Studies and Services at this level can earn:

$42,000

Median earnings one year after study

$46,000

Median earnings two years after study

$52,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

74%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

N G Stewart Scholarship at the University of Otago

Provided by:

University of Otago - Administrator - Entrance Scholarships

Website:

http://www.otago.ac.nz/entrance-scholarships

Value:

NZ$1,500

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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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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

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