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Social Work

Western University - Canada

12 months
23058 CAD/year
7250 CAD/year
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Social Work from Western University - Canada is concerned with the enhancement of individual, familial and community wellbeing, and is a profession aimed at promoting equity and social justice. 


At Social Work from Western University - Canada course content reflects the need for knowledge and skills in policy, advocacy, and community development to inform the range of tasks that social workers are expected to engage in as part of direct practice.

Graduates with Social Work from Western University - Canada should have the ability to:

  • Explain the unique social work perspective on helping others.
  • Practice ethically.
  • Effectively communicate their ideas both verbally and in writing.
  • Assess situations and individuals effectively.
  • Develop and implement effective interventions.
  • Explain the theoretical foundations of their work.
  • Critically evaluate claims to knowledge and truth.
  • Confidently engage in discussion and practice with other allied professionals.
  • Develop an advanced understanding of and ability to apply one or more models of social work practice.
  • Situate their intervention within a "person-in-environment" framework
  • Conduct research that examines the efficacy of social work practice at the case and program level.
  • Utilize a supervisory relationship to further develop social work skills.
  • Advocate effectively at the individual case and social policy level
  • Critically examine the policies and practices of their agencies and workplaces
  • Take leadership in the field and promote the values and ethics of the profession
  • Participate in the training and education of future social work students.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Direct Practice Skills
  • Human and Family Development
  • Social Policy
  • Community Practice
  • Social Work Practice Research
  • Social Work Group Work
  • Social Justice and Diversity
  • Advanced Practicum and Integration Seminar
  • Modern and Post Modern Social Work Direct Practice Theories
  • Advanced Evaluation in Social Work Practice
  • Policy Context
  • Application of Social Work Direct Practice Theories
  • Social Work Administration and Supervision
  • Critical Reflection and Appraisal of Social Work Practic
  • Issues in Addiction Treatment
  • Critical Thought & Ethics in Social Work

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of an accredited Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree
  • The completion of a 4-year Bachelor Degree
  • Successful completion of a course in Research Methods. There is no specific minimum grade requirement
  • A minimum average of 70% in academic courses taken in the last two years of full-time study (during undergraduate or graduate degree), or the last 20 half-courses in part-time study
  • A minimum of 1000 hours of relevant experience (paid or unpaid) in the human services is preferred and considered an asset to the application assessment
  • International students and applicants who obtained the Bachelor of Social Work degree from a country other than Canada provide confirmation from the Canadian Association of Social Work that their degree has been assessed as equivalent.
  • Statement of academic intent 
  • Electronic transcripts from Ontario universities/colleges
  • Professional background
  • Referee information 
  • A sample of written work
  • List of publications
  • References

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    23058 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11529 CAD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    7250 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3625 CAD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1037 - 1625 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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