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Innovation and Research for Social Work and Social Education

Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Master
24 months
Duration
1348 EUR/year
1348 EUR/year
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In this Innovation and Research for Social Work and Social Education programme from Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, students will acquire knowledge and skills that open extensive professional opportunities in the fields of social work. The programme emphasizes the development of research skills and competences for the innovative management of social services.

Overview

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.

Career opportunities

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

Partially taught in English, Partially taught in German, Partially taught in Italian

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

To gain admission to this programme you need one of the following qualifications:A Bachelor in one of the following subject areas:

  • Social Work
  • Education
  • Sociology
  • an equivalent qualification gained abroad
the main teaching language in your final high school year if German, Italian or English

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1348 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1348 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1348 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1348 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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