24 months
4096 CAD/year
4096 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Social Work program at the University of Northern British Columbia, is available on a full- or part-time basis, and can be completed through a thesis or practicum route.

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Why to study

The Social Work MSW at the University of Northern British Columbia , builds on the BSW by offering students an integrated research/policy/practice concentration in one of the key thematic areas: social work in northern and remote areas, First Nations, women and the human services, and community practice and research. 

The aim of the MSW is to provide students with advanced social work research, policy, and practice skills. It is designed to enable students to pursue independent studies that will help them undertake a variety of responsibilities in management, policy formulation, program consultation, planning, advanced social work, clinical practice, and research within the human services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Quantitative Research
  • Advanced Qualitative Research Approaches in Health and Human Sciences
  • MSW Integrative Seminar
  • MSW Thesis
  • Indigenous Peoples: Advanced Social Work Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form for admission to Graduate Programs.
  • Application fee.
  • Three assessment reports (letters of reference) sent directly to UNBC from the referees.
  • Official transcripts (one copy) from all post-secondary institutions attended.
  • Statement of Academic Interests (letter of intent).
  • Official English Language Test Scores (required for applicants whose first language is NOT English) sent directly to UNBC from the testing agencies.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4096 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2048 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4096 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2048 CAD per semester during 24 months.

PT: Nat/Intl: 1,075CAD /semester


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