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A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. A master's degree prepares students to lead or manage. A master's degree also prepares a person for a range of pursuits through specialized study of a field.

Social work involves providing assistance to individuals and communities struggling because of personal issues or due to social and economic problems. After completing a program, social workers can find employment in schools, hospitals, mental health facilities, prisons, and in community support facilities.

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International Psychoanalytic University Berlin

The topical, care policy-related Master of Arts (MA) "Integrated Care of Psychotically Ill Persons" study course, intended to be taken parallel to working full-time, has ... [+]

The topical, care policy-related Master of Arts (MA) "Integrated Care of Psychotically Ill Persons" study course, intended to be taken parallel to working full-time, has been offered since the 2013 summer semester jointly by the IPU (primary responsibility) and three further universities, the Charité University Medical Department in Berlin, the Catholic University for Applied Sciences Berlin and the UKE Hamburg Eppendorf University Hospital.

This cooperative effort by these four universities permits the integration in a highly unique manner of different professional competencies, all of which are required when working with psychotically ill people. These include social work, social psychiatric, pharmacological, psychodynamic and somatic therapeutic competencies.... [-]

Germany Berlin
October 2019
Part-time
8 semesters
Campus
Nottingham Trent University School of Social Sciences

This course is designed to equip you with the skills, qualities and knowledge required of a professional practitioner working in the career development and employability ... [+]

The MA / PG Cert Career Development course has been designed to equip you with the skills, qualities and knowledge required of a professional practitioner working in the career development sector, enabling you to meet the needs of clients in a variety of settings.

The course is suited to the needs of students wishing to enter employment within the sector, as well as those already employed in career development or related roles.

Rather than commit to the full MA, you can choose to study a Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) in Career Development. Those studying on the full-time MA will have the option of completing the Qualification in Career Development (QCD) award accredited by the Career Development Institute (CDI) professional body.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Full-time
6 - 18 months
Online & Campus Combined
University of Hradec Králové, Philosophical Faculty

The main objective of master’s degree program is to prepare students for solving complicated life situations of individuals, families, groups, and communities in their so ... [+]

The Institute of Social Work offers a master's degree in Social Work.

The main objective of the master’s degree program is to prepare students for solving complicated life situations of individuals, families, groups, and communities in their social environment. The program will equip students with the knowledge of management and coordination, as well as the skill of reflecting internal and external factors of social work performance and the ability to solve emerging dilemmas. Based on the Diploma Supplement label, the Degree is recognized within the EU market, where the graduates can find the employment at social and public services.

Requirements and admission procedure:

Bachelor of Social Work or related field Good knowledge of spoken and written English Motivation letter and CV in English Recommendation or references to the University, college or employer. ... [-]
Czech Republic Hradec Kralove
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Goldsmiths, University of London

Examine the impact of being abusive or being abused. You will look at theoretical perspectives considering abusiveness and its impact in different international, cultural ... [+]

Examine the impact of being abusive or being abused. You will look at theoretical perspectives considering abusiveness and its impact in different international, cultural and social contexts.

This MA in Understanding Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse is unique and represents the first psychologically informed programme of its kind.

It is particularly suitable for people wanting to increase their grasp of the interplay between mental distress, domestic violence and sexual abuse. The programme will offer a blended learning approach with a mixture of online and face to face contact. The online components will be largely focused on the acquisition of theoretical knowledge through computer-mediated activities via the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Regent’s University London

The MA Psychotherapy & Counselling provides an intermediate pre-professional training and includes taught, clinical, experiential and self-directed components. ... [+]

Psychotherapy & Counselling MA

Intermediate, pre-professional training. Includes taught clinical, experiential and self-directed components.

Key information Name: Psychotherapy & Counselling Qualification: MA Level: Postgraduate Study mode: Part-time Duration: 3 years Tuition fees: £7,900 * Scholarships: Yes * Next start date: September 2018 Future start date: January 2019 Study abroad: No Validation: Regent's University London

*For more information please refer to the fees and financial support sections below.

Overview

* Please note that we are not able to sponsor students on this programme for a Tier 4 visa. *

The MA Psychotherapy & Counselling provides an intermediate pre-professional training and includes taught, clinical, experiential and self-directed components.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Part-time
3 years
Campus
University of Pécs

The purpose of this course is to educate and train professionals who are experts in providing help to organisations and companies regarding any area of human resources ma ... [+]

Description of the Program

The purpose of this course is to educate and train professionals who are experts in providing help to organisations and companies regarding any area of human resources management, one of the functional areas of leadership counselling. Special attention will be paid to career-planning and counselling, and a major discipline is devoted to equal opportunity and the treatment of disadvantaged groups. According to the tradition of this faculty students will also deal with employment policy, adult education as well as the interdependence of education and the workforce market. From among the practical skills trained the abilities of counselling and conflict management should especially be pointed out. The curriculum also arranges for a compulsory professional field practice, where skills and knowledge acquired may be applied and deepened in practice.... [-]

Hungary Pécs
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Eötvös Loránd University

The goal of this program is to provide students with knowledge about the multifaceted nature of intercultural issues, multi/interculturalism, and social integration by me ... [+]

The goal of this program is to provide students with knowledge about the multifaceted nature of intercultural issues, multi/interculturalism, and social integration by means of a multidisciplinary approach, which includes psychology, education, sociology, and anthropology. The program is both theory-based and practice-oriented. Courses are based on the latest research in relevant fields, and students are given opportunities to test and apply their theoretical knowledge in practical situations. Approximately half of the program consists of training, seminars, and field work.

This program is recommended to applicants who are interested in the cultural, intercultural, and social aspects of psychology and education. We look for those applicants who see a great challenge in the organization of the working together of people of different sociocultural backgrounds, in the initiating and maintaining of intercultural dialogue, in the efficient resolution of emerging conflicts, and in profiting on the assets of diversity as well as in the promotion of the living together and successful cooperation of various minority and majority groups.... [-]

Hungary District V.
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Bradford

Our new MA in Peace, Resilience and Social Justice is designed for those seeking an advanced understanding of the major contemporary trends shaping our world, such as env ... [+]

Overview

Our new MA in Peace, Resilience and Social Justice is designed for those seeking an advanced understanding of the major contemporary trends shaping our world, such as environmental crisis, widening inequality and social division, resource scarcity, and violent conflict.

The programme critically examines how society is responding to these challenges, from contentious collective action and political resistance through to efforts to design and create more resilient, sustainable communities.

You will explore topics such as:

implications of climate change for peace and social justice the role of resource limits and land-grabbing in the promotion of conflict the emergence of movements for indigenous rights and food sovereignty the crisis of democratic institutions and the rise of political populism increase in contentious collective action – in both the real and virtual realms ... [-]
United Kingdom Bradford
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 15 months
Campus
University of Westminster

This innovative Master's degree aims to equip students with the skills, knowledge and strategic approach to develop and analyse social change campaigns and activism, with ... [+]

Course summary

This innovative Master's degree aims to equip students with the skills, knowledge and strategic approach to develop and analyse social change campaigns and activism, with a particular focus on the role of communications and the media. This is the only postgraduate programme of its kind and has a flexible delivery to suit both full-time and part-time students.

The course builds on our close links with leading campaigners and communicators in London's vibrant social change sector. An advisory panel, with representatives from Amnesty UK, Friends of the Earth, WaterAid, SumOfUs, Advocacy Hub, Campaign Bootcamp, FairSay and The National Council of Voluntary Organisations among others, will ensure we always reflect the skill sets in demand and deliver an exciting learning experience. A limited number of work placements and internships will be available.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

With significant contributions from experienced social workers and service users, this course combines university and practice-based learning and is regulated by the Heal ... [+]

Overview

This course will give you a thorough preparation for a rewarding and challenging career as a social worker.

The role of social worker is a position of privilege that enables you to collaborate with people who need your help, and to empower them to transform their lives. It therefore requires social work education of the highest standard to ensure you are fully prepared to register and practice when you graduate.

As a member of the D2N2 Teaching Partnership we contribute to the establishment of a social work academy of excellence, providing a holistic approach that not only gives you an essential broad-based, practical skillset, but also develops your deeper academic learning that will form the foundation of your practice.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Middlesex University London

The use of alcohol, drugs and tobacco has become a major concern for most governments across the world. This has resulted in increasing international and European collabo ... [+]

This master's degree is designed for those who want to expand their knowledge and understanding of these drug and alcohol issues, including policies and interventions, within a comparative context. It is relevant to policymakers and practitioners, and to students and researchers working in, associated with, or preparing to enter this field.

Over the course of the programme, you will gain the knowledge and skills required to investigate and analyse drug and alcohol use, problem use, addiction, and their responses, from a multi-disciplinary and cross-national perspective.

The master is being run jointly by four universities: Middlesex University; Aarhus University (Denmark); University del Piemonte Orientale "A. Avogardo" (Italy); and Universitas Miguel Hernandez de Elche-Alicante (Spain). With access to a group of European teachers and students, you will have opportunities to share research findings as well as experiences and personal knowledge about your own countries. You will also have the chance to study in partner universities or undertake placements in Europe and international agencies and gain career development through utilising work-based learning approaches and internships.... [-]

United Kingdom London UK Online
August 2019
Part-time
Campus
London South Bank University

Postgraduate Masters (MA) course in Social Work; the first step to becoming a qualified social worker. Approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), accredi ... [+]

Working in this sector is very rewarding. Social workers help some of the most vulnerable people in society. The role provides support and assistance to a host of individuals, families, and groups, from the homeless to people with learning and physical disabilities. Social workers often spend their time with people – be it at hospitals, care homes or at people's homes, assessing their circumstances and building relationships.

This is both an academic and a professional qualification with all successful graduates are eligible for registration as professional social workers with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). The aim of the programme is to develop practitioners who can meet the needs of the service users, carers and communities in the context of a complex and changing welfare environment. Founded on holistic, service user-centered model of care, the course produces creative, innovative and reflective social work professionals committed to working in partnership to promote well-being and make a real difference.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences

How are social services to be organised when social inequalities in age and between age groups are becoming acuter, and where there are regions left “out on a limb” with ... [+]

No restricted admission. Start of studies The programme begins each summer semester. Applicants with foreign certificates please apply until 31 January via uni-assist e.V.. Programme objectives

How are social services to be organised when social inequalities in age and between age groups are becoming acuter, and where there are regions left “out on a limb” with shrinking infrastructure and health and social care provision? The objective of the course of studies is the professionalisation of demographically sensitive social work, particularly through the skills to draw up and develop robust concepts for working with old people and cross-generationally, the skills to put these concepts into practice with effective organisational design, the skills for interdisciplinary cooperation with other professions, institutions and social services for the purpose of more helpful design of social space and life-worlds, and the skills to conceive, implement and evaluate practice-related research.... [-]

Germany Magdeburg
April 2019
Full-time
3 semesters
Campus
University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt

The Master's program "International Social Work with Refugees and Migrants" is an application-oriented, consecutive, in terms of content and sharing internationally orien ... [+]

The Master's program "International Social Work with Refugees and Migrants" is an application-oriented, consecutive, in terms of content and sharing internationally oriented English-language study program.

This course of studies is aimed at potential students who want to make a contribution through academic application oriented qualification in the field of Social Work, in order to

support and empower refugees and immigrants within a national context, as well as to foster their integration into the host society or the intercultural opening of basic services and public administration; this is especially aimed at winning foreign experts and their respective linguistic, cultural and religious backgrounds for Germany’s Social Work; take on and organize assistance for refugees in hotspot asylum centers of the European Union or refugee camps of the UNHCR in regions of origin and transit within a European and international context, to ensure orderly access to the protection of refugees and to give a perspective to the people affected within such facilities. ... [-]
Germany Würzburg Schweinfurt
March 2019
Full-time
3 semesters
Campus
DEI College

This degree works to help you develop your ideas, scale up an organisation, developing new markets, accessing appropriate investment and developing your leadership capaci ... [+]

Description

This degree works to help you develop your ideas, scale up an organisation, developing new markets, accessing appropriate investment and developing your leadership capacity and competence.

The Social innovation Master’s degree has been designed to offer a distinctive, innovative qualification that builds skills and competence within the social enterprise sector, alongside developing investable and marketable socially enterprising solutions which address unmet social needs in original and innovative ways.

In today’s increasingly interdependent and rapidly changing world, understanding the transformations of the 21st century that are characterized by uneven development, accelerated globalization, economic uncertainty, entrenched and complex social problems requires an academic approach that is interdisciplinary and focused on both innovation and commercialisation.... [-]

Greece Thessaloniki
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus