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Bachelor of Social Work

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Massey is the longest-serving (since 1976) four-year Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor

About this course

Massey is the longest-serving (since 1976) four-year Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree in Aotearoa New Zealand. Our highly sought-after, internationally recognised degree will offer you a lifelong career that can take you across the country and around the world.

Entry requirements

Admission into the Bachelor of Social Work is by selected entry. For entry requirements check the regulations.

The closing dates for applications are:
14 February 2020 - Semester One intake
12 June 2020 - Semester Two intake

As well as meeting the criteria to enter the University, for the BSW Selected Entry application process, you will need to:

  • Meet the requirements set down by the Social Workers Registration Act 2003 for registration as a social worker in New Zealand in terms of being "fit and proper persons to practise social work" - see: swrb.govt.nz/about-us/policies/
  • Provide a curriculum vitae which includes your academic and work history
  • Provide a personal statement explaining why you wish to enter the social work programme and profession
  • Provide details of two character referees - these must not be family or friends
  • Provide details of any convictions or charges pending in New Zealand and/or overseas
  • Complete the Vetting Service Request and Consent Form for a New Zealand Police check
  • Provide a current Police Certificate from any overseas countries you have lived in for twelve months or more in the last ten years.
  • Undertake an interview (if required)

Study locations

Auckland

Manawatu

Distance Learning