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Social Work as a Human Rights Profession

Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences

M.Sc. Blended
24 months
Duration
5280 EUR/year
5280 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Through the Social Work as a Human Rights Profession programme of Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences you will gain, develop and improve a general professional self-conception and receive a science-based theory of action, intervention as well as a solid inside of principle of profession’s code of ethic: all in relation to social work as a discipline and profession.

Overview

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Work experience

All applicants must have at least one year of practical experience in a relevant field (Social development and human rights practice etc.)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5280 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2640 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5280 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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.

Funding

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