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Social Work

Lakehead University

24 months
Duration
15332 CAD/year
5388 CAD/year
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About

Social Work from Lakehead University emphasizes an advanced generalist practice approach to working with individuals, families, communities, organizations, and political systems in the context of a northern environment.

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Overview

Social Work from Lakehead University  curriculum focuses on the knowledge, values, and skills necessary for professional practice in environments characterized by urban regional centres, rural and remote communities, large geographic distances, low population density, diverse First Nations communities and people, and a mix of formal services.

Key facts:

The MSW program structure allows for specialized and highly individualized student learning. Each student selects a field of practice around which to focus his or her course work, field practicum and project or thesis. Potential areas for student specialization relate to faculty members' expertise and include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • child welfare, mental health, juvenile justice, employment and income security, school social work, gerontology, and gender and women's studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods for Advanced Generalist Practice
  • Clinical Social Work for Advanced Generalist Practice
  • Diversity and Northern Social Work Practice
  • Supervision for Generalist Social Work Practice
  • Advanced Social Planning

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
B

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Our minimum admission requirement for international applicants is 75% or 3.0 on a 4 point Canadian scale, with an accredited university degree equivalent to a Lakehead University 4 year degree. 
  • We advise all international students to apply early, as admission into our programs is competitive. Should you wish to apply to a thesis program, we strongly advise you to contact a potential supervisor and have your proof of English language proficiency complete.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15332 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7666 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    5388 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2694 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Thunder Bay

1149 - 1720 CAD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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