Study this programme as a standalone qualification or as a pathway to the Master of Social Work .
The Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work from University of Auckland is equivalent to the first year of the Master of Social Work. This qualification will enhance your professional learning and development, and prepares you for advanced professional responsibility in social work. Through taught courses, you will learn advanced approaches and interventions in social work practice.
If you complete the PGDipSW with a GPA of 5 or higher, you can choose to progress to the second year of the Master of Social Work (MSW) to complete the masters qualification. You will need to have included a research methods course (SOCWORK 718 Applied Research in Social Services, or an approved equivalent) in your PGDipSW in order to do this.
Jobs related to this programme
- Leadership and management roles in social work
- Social worker in a range of settings and services
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- Family Counselling
- Pastoral Care and Counselling in Schools
- The Practice of Professional Supervision
- Advanced Approaches in Professional Supervision
- Managing & Developing People in Human Services
- Special Topic: Practice Teaching and Learning
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesSocial Work Sociology View 25 other Masters in Sociology in New Zealand
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- You must have completed an undergraduate degree in social work at a recognised university (or similar institution) with a GPE of 3.0.
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International25159 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25159 USD per year during 12 months.
National5696 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5696 USD per year during 12 months.
- Domestic: NZ$7,934.40
- International: NZ$35,048
Living costs for Auckland
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.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.