Bachelor of Social Services
Otago Polytechnic Ltd
Total student fees
over 3 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates of the Bachelor of Social Services will demonstrate the integration of competent and ethical practice using models of practice which are recognised by the appropriate professional organisation, such as Career Development Association of New Zealand or the New Zealand Association of Counsellors, for their chosen major, and applicable to the context of Aotearoa, New Zealand. Graduates will have a high level of self awareness and communication skills to engage in interactions with people, which are intentional and appropriate. Graduates will provide professional and competent practice within the community through meeting professional standards and demonstrating social responsibility. They will be able to work in a global community with cultural awareness and appropriate cultural communication so as to adapt their practice according to the needs of the people with whom they are working.
Key Information for Students
Achieve NCEA Level 3, credit requirement criteria apply. Referee report, health declaration, Police Check - specific criteria required please inquire.
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%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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Determined on a case-by-case basis.
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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.