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Learn advanced approaches and interventions in social work practice. Develop your knowledge, skills and experience in critiquing and undertaking social work research to enhance your practice with this Master of Social Work from University of Auckland.

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Overview

The Master of Social Work  from University of Auckland prepares you for advanced professional responsibility in social work.

You will learn advanced approaches and interventions in social work practice, and develop knowledge, skills and experience in critiquing and undertaking social work research to enhance your practice.

The programme enables social work practitioners to undertake further study in subjects related to their professional practice and then undertake research in an area of special interest.

This postgraduate programme is for qualified social workers. If you are looking for a postgraduate programme to become a qualified social worker see: Master of Social Work (Professional).

Career

If you are a qualified social worker, this programme will enable you to inquire into an area of interest and prepare you for advanced professional responsibility in your practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Education Professional Studies
  • Education
  • Professional Counselling
  • Professional Supervision
  • Social Work
  • Social Work Child and Family Practice
  • Social Work Health Practice
  • Social Work Youth Practice

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 alternative credits

120 or 240

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Research 120 points  

  • You must have completed one year of postgraduate study in social work, following an undergraduate degree, at a recognised university (or similar institution). You will need a GPE of 5.0.

Research 240 points

  • You must have completed an undergraduate degree in social work at a recognised university (or similar institution) with a GPE of 5.0.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21827 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21827 USD per year and a duration of  .
  • National

    5084 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5084 USD per year and a duration of  .
  • Domestic: NZ$7,545.60 – $7,694.40
  • International: NZ$32,392

Funding

Are you an international student considering studying at the University of Auckland or already studying here? You may be eligible for a scholarship.

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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