The Innovation and Research for Social Work and Social Education programme from Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, emphasizes the development of research skills and competences for the innovative management of social services.In South Tyrol, special attention has traditionally been paid to the welfare of citizens. At a time when the challenges for social services are growing faster than the resources available, innovative approaches are needed while resources must be used in an effective and sustainable way. The aim of this programme is to educate social work professionals who can plan, implement and evaluate the participatory and innovative development of social services. The master programme is aimed at graduates of bachelor programmes as well as at experienced professionals with an interest in further studies in social work.
Structure of the course
In addition to the core areas of social work and social policy, the curriculum is enriched by courses in law, economics and administration as well as psychology, ethics, anthropology and pedagogy, which are tailored to the educational objectives of the programme. Its structure fosters the development of students’ own research projects and provides various skills needed for the innovative management of social services.
Graduates will work in management and advisory positions in public and private social services as well as in related areas of education and health care. They are particularly qualified for research-based planning, development and evaluation of innovative forms of service provision and organisation in all fields of social work. They have professional attitudes and skills for working with vulnerable people affected by social inequalities, exclusion and discrimination, as well as skills for innovative social planning and social policy making.
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- Participation and Evaluation in Social Work Practice
- Intercultural Competences in Communication and Organizational Processes
- Digital Ecology
- Sustainable Development and Social Work
- Professional Values and Culture in Social Work
- Criminal Justice and Social Work
- 24 months
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DisciplinesEducation Social Work View 8 other Masters in Education in Italy
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
To gain admission to this programme you need one of the following qualifications:A Bachelor in one of the following subject areas:
- Social Work
- an equivalent qualification gained abroad
International1348 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1348 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA1348 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1348 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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