SOWK309-17S2 (C) Semester Two 2017

Law, Society and International Social Work Practice

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 17 July 2017
End Date: Sunday, 19 November 2017
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 28 July 2017
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 13 October 2017


This course will examine the role of law in our society and the importance of the law for social workers, social work agencies and social work clients. Specific areas of the law that are particularly relevant to social work practitioners will be covered. In addition, wider legal issues will be considered within the broad parameters of social justice and human rights. There will be a particular focus on the relevance of the Te Tiriti O Waitangi for the social work profession.


240 points from the Schedule to the Bachelor of Social Work, including SOWK201, 202, 203, HSRV204, HSRV206, and MAOR212.


SOWK517, SOWK616

Course Coordinator

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences Head of Department

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $732.00

International fee $2,975.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences.

All SOWK309 Occurrences

  • SOWK309-17S2 (C) Semester Two 2017