About the course
The Bachelor of Social Work degree at Whitireia aims to deliver a programme that respects and upholds the integrity and identity of all students and tutors; a programme that acknowledges the whakapapa, tino rangatiratanga and mana tangata of each student. Graduates will also possess upon entering their first day of practice the core competencies of the Social Workers Registration Board.
Whitireia degree entry requirements: http://whitireia.ac.nz or equivalent academic/work experience; evidence of suitability based on interview, health screening, safety check and referee reports. Applicants for whom English is an alternate language and who have not undertaken secondary education in English, Maori or New Zealand Sign Language: IELTS 6.5 academic in each band.
About the provider
Whitireia is a government owned and funded tertiary institute of technology, known for its high student success rate and culturally diverse student body. Established in 1986, on the shores of the Porirua Harbour, Whitireia has grown to become a tertiary institution of choice for over 7,752 students, who study at one of our contemporary campuses in Wellington, Porirua, Kāpiti and Auckland. Whitireia is committed to teaching what employers want you to know. Over 120 programmes of study are offered covering masters, postgraduate, degree, diploma and certificate levels along with a number of short courses. All programmes have been developed in conjunction with industry to offer excellent applied qualifications.