Bachelor of Social Work

University of Waikato

Subject area

Social Work

Duration

4

4 Years

Total student fees

$24,442

over 4 Years - details

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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.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

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

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)
$6,110 $24,442
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$6,534 $26,135
Total $12,644 $50,577

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


Student Success

91%


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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Edna Money Future Pacific Leaders' Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Waikato - Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.waikato.ac.nz/research/scholarships/

Value:

$6,000 each

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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 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.

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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