• School of Social Work

    Promoting community wellbeing

School of Social Work

Massey’s School of Social Work will help you help others.

We offer internationally recognised qualifications and research in a range of disciplines including social policy and social work, and social service supervision. Join us now, and fast-track your social services career.



An internationally recognised Massey qualification in health and social services will equip you for a great career.

Discover our extensive range of programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level in:

Social work and social policy




Our staff conduct leading-edge research in social work and social policy research.

Our research themes are the social work profession, social work practices, and diverse populations and the impact of social problems.

We also have the Practice Research and Professional Development Hub.



Our highly qualified staff are all experts in their fields and passionate about their profession. They provide students with the skills to excel in rewarding careers.

Meet our staff.


Read all the latest news from the School of Social Work and the College of Health.


School of Social Work
Social Sciences Tower, Level 7, Room 7.31
Palmerston North 4442

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Find out more about studying social work from our Contact Centre.

For all other enquiries please contact:

Albany campus:

Nicci Salter,Academic Programmes Administrator

Tel +64 9 414 0800 ext 43352
Email: n.a.salter@massey.ac.nz

Manawatū campus:

Nancy Braithwaite,Senior Administrator

Tel +64 6 356 9099 ext 83521
Email: n.braithwaite@massey.ac.nz

Head of School   

Associate Professor Kieran O'Donoghue





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