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Studying Social Work as a postgraduate with our programme is an exciting adventure. We are a vibrant interdisciplinary community in a university with a strong academic and research culture. Our postgraduate students are valued members of our research community.

Life as a postgraduate student with us

Postgraduate programmes in Social and Community Work

Master of Social and Community Work (Applied) - MSCW(Applied)

Do you want to study towards a Social Work qualification and already have a related degree? The MSCW (Applied) might be the degree for you.

Information about the MSCW (Applied)

Master of Social Work - MSW (post-professional education)

The MSW is taught through distance learning. The Master of Social Work (MSW) offers advanced professional education. This programme is designed for people in practice who wish to develop their professional knowledge and skills through a postgraduate specialised course of study.

For enquiries, contact:

Associate Professor Emily Keddell
Email emily.keddell@otago.ac.nz

More information and the application portal for the MSW

Other postgraduate options

Are you interested in a research Masters or PhD?
More information can be found here on a research Masters
More information can be found here on a research PhD

Master of Arts in Human Services

This is a research Masters degree by thesis.

Learn more about the MA by thesis

PhD

Start your application

Social and Community work staff offer PhD supervision across a range of topic areas. Go to their staff pages to see current research interests.

Learn more about the PhD programme

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