Course details

Bachelor of Social Work
NZQF Level 7

About the course

The BSW will enable students to become competent social workers with personal attributes, skills and knowledge to become reflective practitioners able to think critically, use current research and work collaboratively within the social work profession as beginning social workers. They will also have the educational requirements for NZ registration and be equipped to proceed to advanced study in the subject.

Entry requirements

Academic requirement Standard academic entry requirement A minimum of University Entrance OR Non-standard academic entry requirement 60 credits of successful study at an approved Level 4 or above programme at an accredited tertiary institution Age requirement Applicants must be 17 years of age or older at the time of the commencement of the programme. Health and professional requirement ALL applicants are required to provide a completed POLICE VETTING REQUEST AND CONSENT Form and a PERSONAL DECLARATION Form (see Appendices 1 and 2) annually. Any applicant, who does not have English, Maori or New Zealand Sign as their first language, or who did not undertake their secondary schooling in English, is required to have achieved scores of 6.5 or higher in all academic bands of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) score of 85 or higher with a writing score of 22. Upon the application satisfying academic entry requirements, the applicants are then required to participate in an internal selection process prior to their beginning the programme.

About the provider

The Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) offers you over 130 qualifications from certificate and diploma, to degree and postgraduate level at campuses in Hawke+óGé¼Gäós Bay, Tair+ä-üwhiti (Gisborne) and Auckland. Or learn at one of our Regional Learning Centres situated in Hastings, Maraenui, Ruatoria, Tokomaru Bay, Waipukurau and Wairoa. EIT Hawke+óGé¼Gäós Bay is one of New Zealand+óGé¼Gäós most attractive campuses with superb architecture and shaded outdoor areas for study on warm days. EIT Tair+ä-üwhiti+óGé¼Gäós two campuses are located in the heart of Gisborne, near the Taruheru River, and you can+óGé¼Gäót get more central than EIT Auckland+óGé¼Gäós location on Queen Street! When you choose to study at EIT you+óGé¼Gäóll get the kind of experiences that will help you gain the knowledge and skills to get ahead, whether you want to break into your chosen career or change direction in life.

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