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.
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- 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
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesSocial Work Sociology Public Policy View 3 other Masters in Public Policy in Malta
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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, in Social Policy, Psychology, Youth and Community Studies or Social Wellbeing Studies, obtained with at least Second Class Honours and with a minimum average of 65% or
- a Bachelor degree from this University or another higher education institution recognised by Senate, obtained with at least Category II and with a minimum overall average mark of 65% 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, in Theology with Psychology or Social Studies or Sociology, obtained with at least Category II and with a minimum overall average mark of 65%.
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International10800 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21600 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
- Total Tuition Fees: Eur 21,600
- Yr 1: Eur 10,800 - Yr 2: Eur 10,800
Living costs for Msida
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.