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Bachelor of Social Services (Specialty) - Health and Wellbeing Practice Otago Polytechnic - Dunedin Campus Otago Polytechnic - Dunedin Campus, New Zealand

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NZD 25000

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36 months


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Program Overview

Our industry-relevant programme will prepare you to enter the social service sector as a counsellor, or to offer holistic services in the health and wellbeing sector such as mental health support.

You'll learn how to empower clients to overcome social and personal disadvantages, achieve their aspirations and realise their individual and community potential. And you’ll develop knowledge and awareness of the cultural diversity of Aotearoa, so you’re prepared to work with clients in a culturally competent way that upholds the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Graduating with a high-level of self-awareness and the communication skills to engage a diverse range of people, you’ll be able to provide professional practice within the community, demonstrate social responsibility and will meet the standards needed to be eligible for membership with the Professional Association for your chosen specialty

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Additional Information

Program Level 3-Year Bachelor's Degree

College/University Processing Time 2 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Study Work Visa (PSWV) work permit

Program Intake


Feb 2024

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required.To be accepted into this program, applicants must have a Grade 12/High School Diploma.

    6.5 IELTS Score
    60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    20000 Per year

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