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Postgraduate Diploma in Social Service Supervision

  • Graduate Diploma

The Postgraduate Diploma in Social Service Supervision is intended for those who: have achieved a high level of professional competence are currently supervising social and community work practitioners and/or social work students on fieldwork placements.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
2 years part-time
Study Mode
Online

About this course

The Postgraduate Diploma in Social Service Supervision is intended for those who:

  • have achieved a high level of professional competence
  • are currently supervising social and community work practitioners and/or social work students on fieldwork placements.

The diploma will assist you in developing and defining a personal model of supervision relevant to the practice context you work in. You'll learn selected theories and models of professional social service supervision. You will then go into more in-depth exploration of the administrative, educational, and clinical functions of supervision.

Assessment is designed to be immediately relevant to your role as a social service supervisor.

Entry requirements

To enter the Postgraduate Diploma in Social Service Supervision you will:

  • have been awarded or qualified for a relevant bachelor's degree or equivalent,
  • be professionally qualified in a social service field.

You will need to provide verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.

Study locations

Online

Career pathways

This diploma provides opportunities for employment in a wide range of environments, including social services, private practice, management, and consultancy.

Many people who undertake this diploma are already employed in the area of social service supervision and use this qualification to enhance their professional competence.

Credit for prior study or work

For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions:

  • review the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations
  • contact us through the Enquire button on this page.