Course details

Bachelor of Social Work
Domestic tuition ¤6,360 per year
NZQF Level 7

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.

Entry requirements

Whitireia degree entry requirements: 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 wholly-owned Crown entity subsidiary company of NZIST, known for its high student success rate and culturally diverse student body. Established in 1986, Whitieria has grown to become a highly respectable Tertiary Institution in Wellington, Porirua and Auckland. 

We have highly-skilled teaching and support staff who work hard to support you every step of the way, with over 200 programmes of study covering masters, postgraduates, degree, diploma and certificate levels along with a number of short courses. 

We welcome learners at every life stage: school leavers. University graduates, those preparing to re-enter the workforce. and current workers wanting to upskill or retain. We have a wide range of excellent support services to ensure you achieve your career goals.


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