Social Work, Master | University Utara Malaysia (UUM) | Bukit Mertajam, Malaysia
12 months
Duration
97 USD/credit 4462 USD/year
53 USD/credit 2438 USD/year
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About

Social Work from University Utara Malaysia (UUM) is the the latest offering by the programme. This programme offers a coursework-based degree for students who wish to obtain as masters degree via coursework and a research project.  

Overview

At Social Work from University Utara Malaysia (UUM) students will be exposed to advanced knowledge in theories and practice in social work and social services. The mode of study comprises a total of 43 credit hours of courses, a 6 credit hours project paper and a 12 credit hours compulsory practicum training in social work related agencies.

Students at Social Work from University Utara Malaysia (UUM) will:

  • apply advanced social work theories in the relevant fields of practice;
  • upgrade the existing knowledge, skills and methods to become highly skilled and excellent social workers;
  • uphold with utmost integrity the social work ethical and professional values in performing their duties, and
  • develop an inquisitive mind to confront and tackle challenges more effectively.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Work Ethics, Values and Spirituality
  • Policy Planning and Analysis
  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment
  • Research Methodology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • January entry - Research - 10 March
  • September entry - Research - 4 November

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

46 alternative credits

credits for coursework option

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a bachelor’s degree with Honours from Universiti Utara Malaysia or any other institutions of higher learning recognised by the University Senate with a CGPA of at least 2.75; or
  • a bachelor’s degree from Universiti Utara Malaysia or any other institutions of higher learning recognised by the University Senate with a CGPA of 2.00 to 2.74 and relevant work experience; or
  • a diploma from any institutions of higher learning recognised by the University Senate with at least ten (10) years of relevant work experience,  35 years or older and passed APEL assessment (level 7); or
  • any other equivalent qualifications recognised by the University Senate; and
  • fulfil the English language requirement as set by the University Senate. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4462 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 97 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    2438 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 53 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • Malaysian - RM250/credit hour 
  • Non-Malaysian - RM450/credit hour
Research option:
  • Malaysian - RM1,500/ trimester + RM1,200/ tr
  • Non-Malaysian - RM2,400/ tr

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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