Course details

Bachelor of Social Work (Biculturalism in Practice)
Domestic tuition $2,946 per year
International tuition $9,142 per year
Course length 3 years
Completion rate N/A
NZQF Level 7
Employment rate 49%
In further study 45%
Median earnings $45,588
Job prospects
Average job prospects:
Employed - 49%
Further study - 45%
Median earnings: $45,588 (3 years after graduating)
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About the course

To be able to develop a personal model of social practice that reflects the bicultural knowledge, skills, attitudes and values inherent in the programme.

Entry requirements

To enter Year 1 applicants must: a) have completed Te Tiwhikete Nga Poutoko Whakarara Oranga Certificate in Social Services (Biculturalism in Practice) Level 4; OR b) any level four qualification of at least 120 credits; OR c) have two years full time work experience within the field of social services AND: d) provide supportive references from two appropriate people within the field of social services; AND e) completes and submits the Criminal Disclaimer Form and the Police Vetting form; AND (applicants will be advised of the results and acceptance into the programme) AND f) demonstrates personal suitability to meet the entry criteria towards completing this programme. Year 2 Entry into Year Two of the degree is available for tauira who are a) eligible for cross credit or recognition of prior learning s to a maximum of 120 credits; OR b) holds a relevant qualification; OR c) has extensive practice experience; AND d) has been working in social services in New Zealand for at least two of the last five years; AND: e) provides supportive references from 2 people within the field of social services; AND f) completes and submits the Criminal Disclaimer Form and the Police Vetting form; (applicants will be advised of the results and acceptance into the programme) AND g) demonstrates personal suitability to meet the entry criteria towards completing this programme. NOTE: the applicant will also need to attend a workshop and an interview with one of the tutors

About the provider

Established in 1984, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa will provide holistic education opportunities of the highest quality for Māori, peoples of Aotearoa and the world. Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is one of New Zealand's largest tertiary education providers. We offer a comprehensive range of certificate to degree level qualifications to New Zealanders of all ages and walks of life. Operating from over 80 locations throughout the country, we provide a unique learning environment. We aim to overcome barriers to learning, and to meet the needs of all within the communities we serve. Guided by Māori principles and values, we take great pride in this nurturing and inclusive learning environment, as well as the depth and diversity of our courses in small business, computing, social work, teaching, Māori performing arts and te reo Māori.

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