Master of Social Work

MSW

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Duration

1 year full-time

Entry times

First day of any month

Fees

NZD $7,242

Based on 2018
total programme fee

Pathways

Pathways inlcude:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Duration

1 year full-time

Entry times

First day of any month

Fees

NZD $27,600

Based on 2018
total programme fee

Pathways

Pathways inlcude:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Apply Now Got a Question? Check your eligibility

Download Brochure

Overview

The Master of Social Work degree requires candidates to complete a thesis on a full or part-time basis. The MSW is particularly aimed at practitioners with specialist practice, supervisory, management, or policy analysis and development responsibilities.

The programme of study and research can be designed to meet each candidate’s professional needs and interests.

The degree may be awarded with Distinction or Merit.

UC also offers the Master of Social Work (Applied) involving taught coursework.

Contact us

For full requirements see the Regulations for the Master of Social Work.

For study planning help contact the Social Work programme or the College of Arts:

College of Arts | Te Rāngai Toi Tangata

University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha

Private Bag 4800

Christchurch 8140

New Zealand

Phone+64 3 369 3377

Emailartsdegreeadvice@canterbury.ac.nz