Masters in Social Work

Social Work is a field of study preoccupied with the quality of life, individual and community well-being. It researches about human and community development, social policy and administration, human interaction, interaction with the environment, the influence and manipulation of biological and psychological factors. It combines theory from different other fields such as sociology, medicine, psychology, philosophy, politics and economics in order to enable complete understanding and shaping power over the social mechanisms of any kind. Professionally, social workers are organised in bodies of different size and impact from local to international and focus on providing help to individuals or communities suffering from poverty, lack of opportunities or information, social injustice, persecution, abuse or violation of rights.Graduates of Social Work studies can practice their profession as soon as they are awarded a license or are professionally registered. The professional activity of social workers is usually structured as social, political or economic research, advocacy, community development, social welfare analysis and implementation, counselling or even social case solving.

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Suggested Master's Programmes

Social Work M.Sc. Social Work
  • Aug 2016
  • National $ 80 per module
  • International $ 440 per module
  • 24 months

The mission of the Social Work program at West Texas A&M University is to prepare advanced generalist practitioners who are equipped with an eclectic knowledge base, professional values, and a wide range of advanced skills to assume the professional responsibilities of change agents in our rapidly changing, culturally diverse, global society.

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Social Work Master Social Work
  • Aug 2016
  • National $ 8,456 per year
  • International $ 8,456 per year
  • 24 months

The Master of Social Work (MSW) program from Humboldt State University emphasizes advanced generalist practice in rural and Native American communities. The program teaches students how to achieve a disciplined, compassionate presence to a caring and ethical practice.

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Assistive Technology Studies and Human Services M.Sc. Assistive Technology Studies and Human Services
  • Jan 2017
  • National $ 23,970 per year
  • International $ 23,970 per year
  • 24 months

The Assistive Technology Studies and Human Services program at California State University Northridge enable persons with disabilities to live more independently through assistive technology.

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Community Care (MA, MPhil, PhD) Master Community Care (MA, MPhil, PhD)
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 4,052 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 12,890 per year
  • 12 months

The Centre offers excellent opportunities for full or part-time research in intellectual disability and community care leading to higher degrees. The Tizard Centre has a strong track record of attracting University and ESRC research studentship funding. You should send an outline of your research proposal with your application

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Social Work (Forensic Populations and Settings) Master Social Work (Forensic Populations and Settings)
  • Any time
  • Not specified
  • 36 months

Walden Universitys Online Master of Social Work (MSW) program is designed to help you expand your career opportunities in the field of social work and help marginalized and oppressed populations improve their quality of life. The Forensic Populations and Settings specialization helps you build the necessary skills to conduct clinical social work in family courts, drug courts, prisons, juvenile courts, or similar agencies. Receive a 20% tuition reduction when you start on February 29, 2016.

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Human and Social Services (Global Social Services) M.Sc. Human and Social Services (Global Social Services)
  • Any time
  • Not specified
  • Not specified

Further your commitment to social change with an online MS in Human and social Services from Walden. Through professionally-focused curriculum, interactive case studies and simulations, and an interprofessional approach, you prepare to address the needs of individuals, communities, and organizations within a global context. Receive a 20% tuition reduction when you start on February 29, 2016.

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Social Work (Addictions) Master Social Work (Addictions)
  • Any time
  • Not specified
  • 33 months

Walden Universitys Online Master of Social Work (MSW) program is designed to help you expand your career opportunities in the field of social work and help marginalized and oppressed populations improve their quality of life. The Addiction specialization offers you the chance to explore the latest theories related to different types of addictions such as substance abuse, gambling or binge eating. Receive a 20% tuition reduction when you start on February 29, 2016.

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Social Work Master Social Work
  • Dec 2016
  • EEA € 8,320 per year
  • Non-EEA € 17,900 per year
  • 24 months

MSocSc (Social Work) FT is a two-year full-time professional programme in social work. The programme contains academic and field work components. It is full-time and full attendance is required.

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Social Policy  (MA, MPhil, PhD) Master Social Policy (MA, MPhil, PhD)
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 4,052 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 12,890 per year
  • 12 months

We offer research supervision across a broad range of topics. We are especially interested in applications that include proposals to investigate the social dimensions of environmental issues in the countries in which we have area expertise, and topics in environmental politics and environmental movements.

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Social Work Master Social Work
  • Sep 2016
  • National $ 15,316 per year
  • International $ 23,600 per year
  • Not specified

The Social Work program is offered by the University of Minnesota Duluth.

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Social Work M.Sc. Social Work
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 6,550 per year
  • Non-EEA € 13,500 per year
  • 24 months

The Social Work programme is offered at the Royal Holloway University of London. Research and teaching within the Department of Health and Social care derives from its key objectives of ensuring contemporary health, welfare policy and practice can be informed at every level by a sound social science knowledge base. We undertake a wide variety of commissioned research in the national and international health and welfare arena.

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Social Work Master Social Work
  • Aug 2016
  • National $ 37,296 per year
  • International $ 37,296 per year
  • 24 months

The urban setting of CSUN's graduate-level social work program supports its focus on urban family practice. Based in the heart of Los Angeles Countys San Fernando Valley, the Social Work program offered at California State University Northridge gives students the opportunity to work with vulnerable and at-risk populations and cultivates an appreciation of the planned-change process.

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