If you want to be a social worker, but don't have a bachelor's degree in social work, then this programme is for you. The Master of Applied Social Work is designed for students with bachelor's degrees in related disciplines such as psychology, education, law, medicine, nursing, sociology, anthropology, theology, case management or with relevant practice experience who want to become registered social workers.
This programme will prepare you for practice and registration as a social worker in New Zealand and most other countries.
Admission to the Master of Applied Social Work is by selected entry. Entry requirements are detailed.
Please refer to the selected entry programmes application dates web page.
As well as meeting the criteria to enter the University, for the MAppSW Selected Entry application process, you will need to: