Bachelor of Social Work

University of Waikato

Subject area

Social Work

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Entry requirements

A New Zealand university entrance qualification or equivalent, an interview and a Police clearance check.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have knowledge and skills in the theory and practice of Social Work such that they are able to enter the social work profession as beginning social workers. They also will be equipped to proceed to advanced study in the subject. Graduates will have the knowledge of research methods in social work and be able to apply these in supervised research.

What graduates earn

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

$49,000

Median earnings one year after study

$55,000

Median earnings two years after study

$62,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

88%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Otumoetai Trust Undergraduate Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Waikato - Scholarships Office

Website:

http://phonebook.waikato.ac.nz/dept/GRSC.shtml

Value:

Up to $9000

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Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

Freemasons New Zealand - National Office

Website:

http://freemasonsnz.org/charity/

Value:

$6,000 - one per Division.

Read more

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 924 528
Phone: (07) 838 4448
Fax: (07) 838 4253
Email: recruitment@waikato.ac.nz
Web: http://www.waikato.ac.nz

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

Sources

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