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NEW DEGREES OFFERED IN 2018:

The Master of Social and Community Work (Applied)

This is a new two-year taught social work masters' programme available for people with an undergraduate degree.  Consisting of a mixture of papers and fieldwork placements, this degree is also great for mid-career social workers who are looking for a recognised professional qualification. (Poster)

Coursework Master of Arts programme for Humanities students

From 2018 the University of Otago is offering a new pathway within the Master of Arts, a 180-point coursework option.

The Coursework Master of Arts (Coursework MA) programme is designed to provide a multi-disciplinary grounding for Humanities students in a range of subjects as preparation for further study or future employment. The programme will take either 12 months or three semesters of full-time study to complete. The programme can also be studied part-time.

Find out more about the new Coursework Master of Arts programme.
www.otago.ac.nz/coursework-ma


2018 Seminar Series

Semester Two

1 August
Professor Tony Harland (Higher Education Development Centre)
Teaching undergraduate students as researchers and the relationship to powerful knowledge
Chair: Marcelle Dawson

15 August
Professor Sudesh Mishra (University of the South Pacific)
Acts of “rememory” in Oceania
Chair: Patrick Vakaoti

5 September
David Wither (PhD Candidate, Centre for Sustainability)
Community disaster resilience: The impact of institutional arrangements
Chair: Katharine Legun

19 September
5.15pm SUFFRAGE LECTURE presented by:
Professor Janine Hayward (Politics)
Women, communities and politics today: What's to be done about the ongoing over-representation of men?
Venue: ARCH1

3 October Jessica Young (PhD candidate, General Practice and Rural Health)
Exploring dying people's perspectives on euthanasia/assisted dying: Confronting normative discourses
Chair: Bryndl Hohmann-Marriott

Seminars take place in Room B11 Archway (i.e. SGSW Practice Suite) from 12-12:50pm, unless otherwise specified. All welcome.


If you would like to present a paper in the second semester please contact Marcelle Dawson (marcelle.dawson@otago.ac.nz).

Seminars previously held in the department.


Fascinating Volunteer Opportunities in International Social Work

Interested?

New opportunities exist in Counseling and Poverty.

Please read NGOabroad website http://www.ngoabroad.com/

and then send BRIEFLY answered Questionnaire and resume to: info@NGOabroad.com

Applications to volunteer opportunities are accepted on a rolling basis.

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