The Social Work programme at the University of Otago offers two main qualifications designed for different career stages of professional social workers:
Entry into the BSW programme via one of two pathways:
These tests must have been completed in one sitting within the previous two years, and evidence must be provided by way of certified results.
Note: Admission to and enrolment in the programme are subject to safety checking of students for suitability to work with children, as required under the Children's Act 2014.
A candidate who is enrolled for the degree of Bachelor of Social Work concurrently with another degree, or who has completed one of the two degrees and is proceeding with the other, may cross credit 100- and 200-levels papers which are common to both degrees up to a maximum of 180 points.