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Social Work

University of Nicosia

M.Sc. Online
18 months
6300 EUR/year
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The aim of the Social Work Master at the University of Nicosia is to acquire specialization in the modern approaches of Social Work at a theoretical and practical level. In particular, the knowledge they will acquire will enable them to more effectively practice the profession in public, non-governmental – voluntary and/or private social welfare organizations.

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The main objective of the Social Work Master at the University of Nicosia is to develop a horizontal learning culture on social work issues both in Cyprus and in the European area. Students will be able to learn about modern social work theories and methods of assessment and intervention, current social policy, administration of social services as they operate at national and European level. 

At the same time, to explore the roles and principles of Social Work in a multidisciplinary context in the field of Health and Welfare.

This approach highlights the nature of Social Work, analyzes the way in which the different sectors and services are interrelated and interacting, and identifies issues that require particular attention in order to produce practical and applied knowledge in addressing current social problems and challenges for the discipline of social work.

Specific Objectives

The first specific objective of the Programme is to improve the efficiency and productivity of social workers and professionals working in the social welfare arena. The second specific goal is to understand social challenges posed by the rapid political, economic and social changes at European and global level.

Students will have the opportunity to study in depth challenges presented, to understand different models of prevention and coping with social crises and addressing new needs of service users, both at general and specific level. The Programme is structured in such a way as to gain an in-depth understanding in areas of particular interest.

Career Prospects

Through their attendance and successful completion of their studies, they offer increased opportunities for employment in governmental, non-governmental – voluntary and private organizations operating at a local, regional, national and European level, both at the general level of Social Welfare and in more specialized posts.

Access to Further Studies

Graduates of the postgraduate programme will also be able to undertake PhD studies in Social Work, Social Policy, Public Administration, or any other related area if they so wish. The design of the specific programme takes these perspectives into account, through the possibility of writing a dissertation.

By choosing the dissertation thesis, students will have the opportunity to work on a substantial part of a future research work and are expected to be placed in an advantageous position in their potential application to a PhD programme as opposed to graduates without a dissertation thesis experience.

University of Nicosia social work students also have the opportunity to expand their professional and academic network through the European Association of Social Work (EASSW) where the programme is part of the Executive committee of this organisation. Students can find out about new jobs all over Europe, conferences and training activities through the wide network of EASSW.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory and Practice in Adult Services
  • Advanced Decision Making
  • Supervision in Social Work Practice
  • Social Research Methods
  • Children and Families Interventions
  • Psycho-Social Interventions in Community Settings
  • Group Work Practice
  • Management of Social Care Organisation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


English, Greek





Academic requirements

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

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum requirement for admission into a Masters degree programme is a Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university. In addition to the minimum requirements, special admission requirements may apply for various departments. 
  • Further, students applying from selected countries may be required to have additional qualifications. The Office of Admissions will guide all applicants throughout the admission process.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    6300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9450 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.


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Social Work
University of Nicosia


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