Human Services (Thesis) from University of Canterbury topics are dynamic and contemporary, and closely related to staff research and practice interests. Courses at 200-level explore topics including communication, human behaviour, policy debates, gender sensitivity, culture, animal-human relationships, citizenship, indigeneity, sport, community development, family violence.
Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, entry into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement, and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.
- Social Welfare Policy and Human Services
- Human Services and Practice in Aotearoa
- Violence in Society
- Youth Realities
- Communication in the Human Services
- Human Behaviour and Human Systems
- Policy Debates in the Social Services
- Culture, Indigeneity and Citizenship: Critical Debates for the Human Services
- Child Protection Practice
- 24 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesSocial Work Sociology Public Policy View 20 other Masters in Social Work in New Zealand
- Entry into Part I requires 12 points with a B average in courses at 300-level approved by the Head of School. A candidate who has completed 12 points at 300-level in unrelated courses with a B average may be required to complete a qualifying year.
- English Proficiency
International23041 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23041 USD per year during 24 months.
National5105 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5105 USD per year during 24 months.
- National Students - 7,099 NZD
- International Students - 32,000 NZD
Living costs for Christchurch
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