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Social work is an academic discipline studying and promoting the quality of life of individuals and the well-being of the community. Social work integrates knowledge about human and community development, social policy and administration, human interaction, and the influence and manipulation of social, political and psychological factors upon society. Social work degrees combine theories 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.

By studying a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in social work you will develop the following skills and qualities: empathy, active listening, social perceptiveness, persuasion, cooperation, critical thinking, communication and interpersonal skills. Professional social workers focus on providing help to individuals or communities suffering from poverty, lack of opportunities or information, social injustice, persecution, abuse or violation of rights and they have to connect individuals with the resources they need, advocate for individual clients or the community on identified problems.

Graduates of social work studies usually get careers opportunities such as: probation officer, advice worker, careers adviser, charity officer, counsellor, volunteer coordinator, youth worker, social policy analyst and more.

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Suggested Masters in Social Work

M.Sc. Diversities in Youth Care

Th Master’s specialisation in Diversities in Youth Care focuses on the way that diversities in ethnicity, religion, gender and social-economic class affect educational outcomes and experiences. You will develop an eye for the diversity in backgrounds and for the difference in treatments and policies these diversities require.

Netherlands
Preparation Course Diploma in Health and Social Care Management (Level 6)

The Level 6 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management is designed to enable learners to develop the knowledge and both generic and vocational employability skills relevant to these sectors. This Diploma in Health and Social Care Management (Level 6) is offered by Stanmore School of Business.

United Kingdom
MSW Social Work

If you are a graduate looking to gain a professional qualification in social work and eligibility to apply for entry onto the HCPC register of qualified social workers, the Social Work programme offered by Saint George's University of London is ideal for you.

United Kingdom
Preparation Course Social Work

ESLI partners with universities in the U.S. and Canada to offer students premiere language instruction and university preparation in order to achieve full admission to their field of study.  ESLI partner universities offer conditional admission to students which means that students who complete the ESLI language program do not have to take the TOEFL or IELTS exam.

United States