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 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 Applied Social Work (Applied).
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