Level 7

Further your study in social work

Are you a registered social worker ready to make the next move in your career? Get the skills you need to make the move into a supervisory or leadership role.
Overview

Programme highlights

Are you a registered social worker ready to make the next move in your career?

Get the skills you need to make the move into a supervisory or leadership role.

This course is right for you if you're looking to advance your career in a range of workplaces including:

  • Private supervision practice
  • Social work
  • Counselling
  • Community-based work
  • Education and health.

 

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Have a qualification of an appropriate Bachelor’s Degree in a human services and/or other people related profession

OR

  • Demonstrate equivalent practical, professional or educational experience in a professional setting

AND

  • Complete and sign a personal safety disclosure form.

English language requirements

Applicants must have sufficient competence in the English language to undertake this programme, which is taught and assessed in English.

International students English language entry requirements

For the minimum English language requirements refer to the requirements set out in the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/providers-partners/qa-system-for-teos/english-international-students/

Selection criteria

Applicants will be selected in order of completed application.

Exceptions to entry: N/A

Provisional entry

Students who have attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the minimum entry requirements for a programme or training scheme may be eligible to be enrolled. Such decisions must consider any applicable pre-requisites and will be made by the Head of School. Students who have not attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the required minimum entry requirements may also be eligible to be enrolled in exceptional circumstances where they can demonstrate capability for study at the required level. Such decisions must consider any applicable pre-requisites and will be made by the Head of School.

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Programme structure

Programme structure

You will need to complete the below four courses (60 credits):

760.704 Theory in cross-cultural supervision (20 credits)

You will be able to build a solid theoretical framework to enhance existing practice by weaving a cross-cultural supervisory understanding to their work.

760.705 Research within supervision (20 credits)

You will build research capacity, which will enhance existing practice by weaving a cross-cultural research-based component into their supervision framework.

760.706 Supervisory skills and practice (20 credits)

You will apply the ongoing developmental weaving of cross-cultural supervisory components into their supervisory practice framework.

Careers and pathways

Further training or study

Enhance supervisor skills and theoretic base including cross culture perspectives.

Career opportunities

Develop career options as a qualified supervisor or leader. For potential salaries visit careers.govt.nz.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Your work experience or previous tertiary study may count towards achieving your qualification. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) at MIT is designed for those who already have on-the-job skills and knowledge, but want to take their career to the next level with a qualification.

With RPL we can measure and match your existing skills against credits in our courses – creating a tailored path of study that will not only save you money but also help you to complete your qualification faster. Learn more.

Information is correct as at 5 November 2022. Programme fees are based on a full-time student and may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2023 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2023 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2023 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here www.manukau.ac.nz/cssf. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2023 are based on the 2022 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2023. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology. Te Pukenga is accredited under the provisions of the Education and Training Act 2020. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.