Doctor of Social Work(DSW)

Massey University’s prestigious Doctor of Social Work (DSW) is the first social work doctorate offered in New Zealand and is recognised internationally. 

The DSW is a 360 credit programme, consisting of a combination of course work and a 65,000 word research thesis. It offers a curriculum designed to reflect the latest international developments in social work, social development theory and practice with the purpose of advancing practitioners knowledge at a local, national and international level and allowing them to deliver state-of-the-art solutions.

Prospective applicants should contact the co-ordinator of the DSW, Prof Mark Henrickson, through the School of Social Work before applying.

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