Social Work degrees combine academic courses with intensive skills development and internship experience in the field. There are two options for gaining a first professional qualification. Those without a prior degree can complete a four-year Bachelor of Social Work while those with a relevant degree can apply for entry to the Master's of Social Work (Applied). Graduates of both degrees are eligible to apply for registration as a social worker in New Zealand and overseas.
The Bachelor of Social Work with Honours is for students who have not completed another degree.
The MSW (Applied) is the pathway for students with a prior degree in an approved discipline.
See where undergraduate and postgraduate study in Social Work can take you.
Meet Jasvin Lala, studing towards a Master of Social Work (Applied).
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