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About

This Master of Social Work from University of Malta is a professional degree providing a graduate entry into the profession of Social Work for graduates from other fields. This is in line with cutting edge social work education in other countries.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

This Master of Social Work from University of Malta , grounded in the critical and creative thinking approach to learning with a strong foundation in systematic inquiry and an evidence-based tradition to learning, prepares students with the values, knowledge and competencies necessary to become competent social workers. Emphasis is placed on practical placements, theoretical and conceptual frameworks, research, and personal and professional development. To this end, students undertake a range of taught study units, a dissertation and two assessed placements in organisations providing social work services.

Career opportunites and access to further studies

A Master of Social Work will give graduates access to the profession of social work, and opportunities for working in the different settings of social work. This includes working in the areas of children and families, the elderly, disability, addictions, mental health, education, rehabilitation, health, diversity and anti-oppression, community work, poverty, and inclusion, amongst others.

The degree is a pathway to further studies like specialist Masters or Doctoral studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Work Theory and Models of Practice
  • Helping Skills for Social Work Practice
  • Methods and Processes in Social Work
  • Social Work as a Regulated Profession
  • Personal Development
  • Social Work Professional Identity and Ethical Practice
  • Advanced Research Methods for Social Work and Social Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Introduction Week
Monday 12 October to Friday 16 October
  • Opening Ceremony
Friday 16 October

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

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.
95
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

Other requirements

General requirements

The Course shall be open to applicants who are in possession of the following qualifications:

  • a Bachelor degree from this University or any higher education institution recognised by Senate, obtained with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in Social Policy, Psychology, Youth and Community Studies or Social Wellbeing Studies or
  • a Bachelor degree from this University or another higher education institution recognised by Senate, obtained with at least Category IIA in any two of the following areas of study: Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology or Social Studies or
  • a Bachelor degree from this University or another higher education institution recognised by Senate.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21600 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

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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