Information Session: Postgraduate and Doctoral study in Social Work, Counselling and Social and Community Leadership Event as iCalendar

26 October 2017

6 - 7:30pm

Venue: Kohia Centre

Location: Gate 1, 78 Epsom Avenue, Auckland

Host: Faculty of Education and Social Work

Website: Please register here

We all have questions.

  • How do other people manage to make time for postgraduate study?
  • How can I decide which qualification will suit me best?
  • What can I expect and what support is there for me to succeed?
  • How can I get started?

Come and get the answers to your questions at this information session for people considering postgraduate study in Social Work, Counselling, Professional Supervision or Social and Community Leadership.


Benefits of attending an information session

  • Speak with academic staff and programme advisers. Ask questions and get advice on programmes and courses in your area of interest.
  • Find out about the different pathways and postgraduate qualifications you can study.
  • Hear from current students and graduates and ask them for the inside word on managing postgraduate study, tips and what to expect.
  • Network with current and other prospective postgraduate students.
  • Ask questions about applying and enrolling and entry requirements.
  • Find out about scholarships and what support is available for postgraduate students.

Add to your current qualification and expertise

  • Focus on a professional practice area.
  • Gain a higher qualification to support you career goals.
  • Advance your expertise in an area of personal interest.

Whatever your motivations to consider postgraduate study, this information session is a fantastic opportunity to see how the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Education and Social Work can support and assist you to reach your goals.

Find out about taught courses and programmes, research opportunities, how you can mix the two together and what programme is best suited to your needs and aspirations.


This event will include information on these postgraduate programmes:

Social and Community Leadership

Professional Supervision

Social Work


Doctoral study


Are you ready for doctoral study?

We have a thriving community of doctoral candidates who are actively involved in research in diverse areas.

The Faculty of Education and Social Work offers a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Social Work and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education.

Come and find out about about what is involved, how we can support you and the supervisers and expertise we can offer.


Do you want to become a social worker?

There will be a separate session running at the same time for people interested in the Master of Social Work (Professional) starting in Feb/March 2018.

This is a unique degree for people who wish to move into a career in social work by gaining a social work qualification at masters level.

Read more about the Master of Social Work (Professional)