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Msc stands for Master of Science. It is a postgraduate educational master's degree given by universities in a wide number of nations. The degree is typically studied for in the sciences and occasionally in the social sciences.

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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Abertay University

This course provides an opportunity to participate in high-quality innovative training in a pluralistic approach to counselling, which encompasses concepts and methods fr ... [+]

MSc/PGDip Counselling

Why choose this course?

Train with one of the leading providers of counselling training in Scotland at a centre of excellence in terms of innovative developments in research and practice, both nationally and internationally Practitioner training that prepares graduates to work in a variety of settings, such as primary care, as professional counsellors Preparation to work with individual adult clients using an integrative approach, referred to as a Collaborative Pluralistic Framework for practice Potential to progress to PhD

This course provides an opportunity to participate in high-quality innovative training in a pluralistic approach to counselling, which encompasses concepts and methods from constructionist, narrative and common factors theory and practice. You will be part of a supportive learning community in which you are encouraged to engage with the significant challenges involved in therapeutic work with individuals whose lives have been visited by fear, hopelessness and meaninglessness.Those exiting the course after successful completion of the taught component (i.e. Postgraduate Diploma) would be eligible for the award of Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) Counselling.... [-]

United Kingdom Dundee
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Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Nicosia

The aim of the Program is to acquire specialization in the modern approaches of Social Work at a theoretical and practical level. In particular, the knowledge they will a ... [+]

Duration of study (years): 1.5 yearTitle of studies: Postgraduate Diploma in Social WorkLevel of Title of Study: Postgraduate (2nd Cycle of Studies)Language of instruction: GreekMethod of Enrollment: Full-time / Part-timeMinimum European Credit Units (ECTS): 90Program Description

The aim of the Program 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.

The main objective of the Program 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.... [-]

Cyprus Nicosia
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Greek
Full-time
Part-time
3 semesters
Campus
University of Nicosia

The Program aims to acquire a specialization in contemporary approaches of Social Work in theoretical and practical level. In particular, the knowledge you gain will allo ... [+]

Duration of study (years): 1.5 year Title of studies: Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work Level of Title of Study: Postgraduate (2nd Cycle of Studies) Language of instruction: English / Greek Study Mode: Remote Minimum European Credit Units: 27 Minimum European Credit Units (ECTS): 90 Program Description

The Program aims to acquire a specialization in contemporary approaches of Social Work in theoretical and practical level. In particular, the knowledge you gain will allow more effective practicing of the profession in public, non-governmental - voluntary and / or private organizations Social Welfare.

The main objective of the Program is to develop a culture of horizontal learning in social work issues both in Cyprus and in the European area. Students will have the opportunity to indulge in knowledge of modern theories of Social Work and the assessment and intervention methods, the current social policy, the administration of social services, such as those operating at national and European level. At the same time, explore the roles and principles of social work in transdisciplinary framework in the field of Health and Welfare.... [-]

Cyprus Nicosia
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Full-time
Part-time
3 semesters
Online
University of Nicosia

The programme aims to train students in a variety of theoretical viewpoints from different fields in psychology and teach them the skills to practice effectively with dif ... [+]

Duration (years): 2.5 years Qualification Awarded: Master of Science in Counseling Psychology Level of Qualification: Master Degree (2nd Cycle) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Full-time or Part-time Minimum ECTS Credits: 150 Profile of the Programme

Aims

The programme aims to train students in a variety of theoretical viewpoints from different fields in psychology and teach them the skills to practice effectively with different populations. The main goal of this programme is to train students to design and conduct research and apply the knowledge from this research effectively into practice. Of utmost importance is that the students develop an ethical professional identity that will guide their work as researchers and practitioners.... [-]

Cyprus Nicosia
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Full-time
Part-time
5 semesters
Campus
University of Stirling

This course provides you with an integrated academic and professional course which develops the intellectual and practical skills necessary for professional practice as a ... [+]

Overview

This course provides you with an integrated academic and professional course which develops the intellectual and practical skills necessary for professional practice as a social worker.

We promote an understanding of social work which is informed by social justice and human rights, a profession that acknowledges the links between 'public issues' and 'private troubles' and seeks to address both. We value social work practice that has prevention at its heart and recognises the importance of collective approaches, actively engaging with and learning from user movements.

Our course is taught by qualified social workers including world leaders in their research field, and academics who maintain close connections with practice. You'll experience inspirational contributions to teaching by people who have used social work services, as well as from practicing social workers.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
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Full-time
24 months
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Mediterranean College, Athens

The MSc in Counselling & Psychology in Educational Settings is also designed to help students work effectively as an educational psychologist with children, young peo ... [+]

A unique programme focusing on the applications of psychology in education while simultaneously enriching students’ counselling skills. In-depth knowledge in a combination of two fields of study: educational psychology and counselling, with emphasis on the systemic therapy High-quality teaching from experienced academics and active professionals Access to a fully-equipped observation suite (with a one-way mirror and audio-visual recording) appropriate for focus groups, interviews, role-plays and observational studies Rooted in practice with the use of real-life examples, case studies and placement

The programme is designed for students who wish to specialise in psychology applied to educational / school settings. The MSc in Counselling & Psychology in Educational Settings is also designed to help students work effectively as an educational psychologist with children, young people, teachers, parents and other professionals. Students will acquire the essential theoretical and empirical knowledge as well as essential counselling skills, emphasising on systemic therapy, to meet the profession’s demands. Graduates will be able to apply their knowledge to prevent and address the various difficulties that are shaped and expressed in the school environment.... [-]

Greece Athens
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Mediterranean College, Athens

The MSc in Applied Psychology: Health Psychology and Counselling is designed to help students to work effectively as health psychologists with patients (and their signifi ... [+]

A unique programme focusing on the applications of health psychology while at the same time enriching students’ counselling skills. In-depth knowledge combining two fields of study: health psychology and counselling, with emphasis on cognitive. High-quality teaching from experienced academics and active professionals. Access to a fully-equipped observation suite (with a one-way mirror and audio-visual recording) appropriate for focus groups, interviews, role-playing and observational studies. Rooted in practice with the use of real-life examples, case studies and placement.

The MSc in Applied Psychology: Health Psychology and Counselling is designed to help students to work effectively as health psychologists with patients (and their significant others and caretakers) and other professionals, by acquiring the essential theoretical and empirical knowledge, as well as essential therapeutic counselling skills, emphasizing on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), to meet the profession’s demands. The programme covers psychological theories of health and illness, stressing the importance of health promotion, risk prevention and behaviour change. The programme also stresses the importance of empirical evidence, legislation, ethics and related contexts (e.g. social, political) and health-related policies.... [-]

Greece Athens
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Mediterranean College, Athens

The MSc in Applied Psychology: Clinical Psychology and Counselling is designed to help students work effectively as a clinical psychologist with clinical individuals and ... [+]

A unique programme focusing on the applications of clinical psychology while at the same time enriching students’ counselling skills. In-depth knowledge combining two fields of study: clinical psychology and counselling, with emphasis on cognitive behavioural therapy. High-quality teaching from experienced academics and active professionals. Access to a fully-equipped observation suite (with a one-way mirror and audio-visual recording) appropriate for focus groups, interviews, role-playing and observational studies. Rooted in practice with the use of real-life examples, case studies and placement.

The MSc in Applied Psychology: Clinical Psychology and Counselling is designed to help students work effectively as a clinical psychologist with clinical individuals and other professionals, by acquiring the essential theoretical and empirical knowledge, as well as essential therapeutic counselling skills, emphasizing on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), to meet the profession’s demands. The programme covers theories and empirical evidence around mental health, disorders and psychopathology, neuropsychology and psychopharmacology. The programme stresses the understanding of psychological functioning, as well as ways of dealing with psychological dysfunction and disorders, on every-day functionality. ... [-]

Greece Athens
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Mediterranean College, Athens

The ΜSc Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy is a programme structured in order to equip students with all the necessary skills and knowledge to work in the field ... [+]

MSc Degrees in Social Work in Europe 2019. The only Master of Science in Greece in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy. Students become student members of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and upon graduation are eligible to apply for registration to the Register of Psychotherapists of the BACP. Meets the academic standards for registration with the Hellenic Counselling Society and the European Association for Counselling (EAC). Includes 300 hours of clinical practice and in-house supervision. Teaches the 3 most essential psychotherapeutic approaches (humanistic, psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioural approach). Experiential teaching methods used by experienced academic researchers and active professionals. ... [-]
Greece Athens
October 2019
Part-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
Utrecht University

This Master’s program will prepare you for a career in the field of youth research, youth welfare and youth policy. By acquiring in-depth knowledge on youth issues, acade ... [+]

EXAMINE YOUTH ISSUES FROM AN INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVE

Are you interested in themes such as adolescents' substance use and addiction problems, antisocial and criminal behavior, marginalization and exclusion, excessive use of social media, and social inequalities and mental and physical health? Would you like to know why Dutch youngsters are among the happiest in Europe?

The Master’s program Youth Studies will enable you to look beyond the limits of individual fields of study. You will learn to observe and examine specific issues by combining different social scientific disciplines (psychology, pedagogy, sociology, anthropology) in an interdisciplinary approach.

By integrating knowledge from different disciplines you will be able to advance the fundamental understanding of youth issues and to address youth problems whose solutions are beyond the scope of a single discipline or area of research. Additionally, you will gain knowledge about policies and interventions regarding youth issues and develop academic skills to conduct research in the field of youth.... [-]

Netherlands Utrecht
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
Utrecht University

Project-X parties organized via Facebook. Unhealthy eating habits. Workplace bullying. Although a wide range of issues, the same rule applies to all of them: it comes dow ... [+]

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Project-X parties organised via Facebook. Unhealthy eating habits. Workplace bullying. Although a wide range of issues, the same rule applies to all of them: it comes down to the way in which people affect each other's behaviour. In this Master’s program, you study human behaviour and behaviour change in a social, health, or organisational context.

Tracks

During this Master’s program, you will choose between the following three tracks:

Social Influence: about the social influence of behaviour and attitude change Health Promotion: about improving health-related behaviour Work and Organisation: about the functioning and wellbeing of individuals and teams in organisations ... [-]
Netherlands Utrecht
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Full-time
1 year
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University of Dundee

Our course offers you an opportunity to study and practice social work in a way which breaks down the barriers between theory and practice. ... [+]

The MSc in Social Work is delivered within the School of Education and Social Work. This reflects the multi-disciplinary context in which social work operates as a profession.

The aims of the course are to equip you to:

Work in partnership with individuals, families, groups, organisations and communities Work for social justice Act with a strong professional identity and function competently in multi-disciplinary teams and settings Practise as accountable and autonomous professionals Operate with confidence Carers and Users Group

The social work course works closely and innovatively with their Carers and Users groups. This provides you with crucial perspectives and experiences of service users and carers in the delivery and development of the course.... [-]

United Kingdom Dundee
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Full-time
22 months
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Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences

Earn both a masters degree and the opportunity to qualify as a registered social worker in this intensive two-year, full-time programme. ... [+]

Accredited by: SSSC

You can protect the most vulnerable members of our society and make a positive impact on social justice in the dynamic, challenging and rewarding field of social work. Through both academic and practice-based modules, our MSc programme prepares you to effect real change through research-based practice.

You’ll earn both a master’s degree and the opportunity to qualify as a registered social worker in this intensive two-year, full-time programme – and develop your skills with the full support of our professional, experienced and dedicated staff. At GCU, you’ll be part of a thriving and diverse community that’s driven by a shared belief in global engagement, social responsibility and a commitment to the common good.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
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Full-time
2 years
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