Course details

Bachelor of Social Work
NZQF Level 7

About the course

Graduates of this programme will have attained a professionally recognised degree in Social and Community Work that fosters the development of students as critical reflexive social work practitioners where professional values, knowledge and skills are accountable to user groups as well as to appropriate structures of governance. Graduates will be able to apply the Treaty of Waitangi in response to critical issues and problems facing the social work profession.

Entry requirements

A New Zealand university entrance qualification or equivalent. To proceed to the Second Stage students must complete the First Stage successfully and satisfy the requirements for registration as a social worker.

About the provider

At Otago, you will have unprecedented opportunities. You will be taught by international experts in their fields; you will gain a world-class qualification, and you will be able to contribute to ground-breaking research.

The student experience at Otago is exceptional. You will join a diverse population of well over 20,000 students from around New Zealand and more than 100 nations around the world. Importantly, you will have the opportunity to truly define yourself and choose your own direction in life.

Tens of thousands of Otago graduates now live in all corners of the globe, many contributing to law, health, science, business and Government. Many of New Zealand's most renowned artists, novelists, poets and leaders also received their start at Otago.


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