Master On Campus

Social Work

Laurentian University

12 months
32220 CAD/year
12340 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Promote social justice through healing and helping in your work with individuals, groups, communities and institutions, with this Social Work (M.S.W.) program at Laurentian University.


Working holistically while recognizing and advancing human rights, you will have the opportunity to respond to those in need in order to promote social change and justice.

Build on your knowledge and experience in direct or indirect social work practice and social welfare analysis, reflecting the interests, resources, population, and social conditions of Northern Ontario, with this Social Work (M.S.W.) program at Laurentian University.

Complete the program with a combination of coursework and a 450-hour placement or a thesis project. Benefit from an academically challenging environment, small class sizes, and wonderful opportunities to work closely with faculty members and peers.


Work in schools, hospitals, mental health agencies, with children and youth, in addiction treatment, crisis intervention, and violence against women programs, and in the areas of community development, social policy, corrections, disability services, and gerontology.

Graduates can rest assured knowing there is a multitude of career options they can explore post-graduation. Many of these careers can be found in the public and private sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Social Policy: Advocating for Change
  • Administration of Social Work
  • Social Work Planning
  • Supervision
  • Mediation
  • Selected Methods of Direct Intervention
  • Native Human Services
  • Research Project

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

  • The normal academic requirement for admission is a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree from a university recognized by the Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE), with a mid-B average (or better) in their undergraduate study.
  • Candidates for admissions are ranked on the basis of academic performance (grades), professional experience (range and depth of activity / professional accomplishment / community involvement), personal qualities.
  • Rankings are determined by an admissions committee on the basis of university transcripts, personal statements, letters of reference, and resume/curriculum vitae.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    32220 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32220 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12340 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12340 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National: $1234 per 3 credits
  • International: $3222 per 3 credits

Living costs for Greater Sudbury

1015 - 1615 CAD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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