The course of study of the Social Work as a Human Rights Profession programme of Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences will be of most interest to individuals who are professionally active or have an academic interest in social work or in an area related to human rights. Social work and human rights are frequently encountered when working with vulnerable groups such as children or migrants respectively when working on issues related to the right to health or to social problems like poverty, social exclusion or discrimination with regard to a person's identity, gender or race.
The program shall give you feasible tools through a hybrid learning experience. The program combines classroom teaching blended with modules on internet-based learning for a profound focus on research. The MA program requires a full-time commitment and personal perseverance from students. Click here to learn more about our curriculum. Almost all other professors are permanent staff members at our partner universities in Sweden, Scotland and Slovenia.
Fields of Study
The MA-SWHR is a research-oriented, partially internet-based program, combining the field of social work with human rights issues.
Social work and human rights are frequently encountered when working with vulnerable groups such as children or migrants respectively when working on issues related to the right to health, to the social challenge of poverty, to social exclusion, to discrimination with regard to a person’s gender or to the complexity of racism.
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- World Society and the Agenda for Social Work and Social Development
- Health and Human Rights in Social Work
- Human Rights Education
- Social Work and Human Rights
- Migration and Racism
- Practice of Human Rights-Based Social Work – Locally, Nationally, and Internationally
- 24 months
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DisciplinesSocial Work View 6 other Masters in Social Work in Germany
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- An undergraduate degree in a relevant field (e.g. Social Sciences, Humanities, Cultural Sciences, Law etc.).
- All applicants must have at least one year of practical experience in a relevant field (Social development and human rights practice etc.)
- All applicants must present two recommendation letters from past/current employers and/or academic references, and show proficiency in English language and computer competence.
All applicants must have at least one year of practical experience in a relevant field (Social development and human rights practice etc.)
International5280 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 2640 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
National5280 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 2640 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
- The tuition fee for the first to third semester is € 2640 each. Costs for the fourth semester (human rights project and Master’s thesis) amount to € 500.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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