Social Work from University of Canterbury 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.
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.
- Human Behaviour and Mental Health
- Mana Motuhake, a Bicultural Analysis
- Social Work Theory, Research and Practice
- Social Work Principles and Skills
- Law, Society and International Social Work Practice
- Qualitative Research and Programme Evaluation Strategies
- 12 months
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
First day of any month
DisciplinesSocial Work Public Health Health Sciences View 20 other Masters in Social Work in New Zealand
- a Bachelor of Social Work with First Class or Second Class Honours Division I
- any bachelor’s degree and the Graduate Diploma in Social Work
- any bachelor's degree and a Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work with a B+ Grade Point Average or above (or equivalent)
- completed a qualifying course prescribed by the Head of the Department of Social Work and Human Services, and approved by the Dean of Arts (Academic) of a standard to the prerequisite courses.
- If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.
International19599 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19599 USD per year during 12 months.
National5115 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5115 USD per year during 12 months.
- National Students - 7,099 NZD
- International Students - 27,200 NZD
Living costs for Christchurch
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.