Master of Science Program in Social Work in Europe

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Master programs provides the same title for the degree - the Master. Postgraduate studies such as Masters of Science are shortened MSc. The Master of Science in Management program or the Master of Science of Management education are postgraduate programs in common management. This means that students receive an academic education with depth of reflection and abstraction. Masters usually can be classified as Master of Science (MSc) or the popular Master of Arts (MA). The Master of Science (MSc) usually is given for successfully achieving postgraduate programs with a science or technical point of convergence.

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.

There are more than four thousand higher education organizations in Europe, from leading research institutions to small, teaching-focused universities. Europe itself is not as much different than other continents, reaching from the Arctic Circle to the coast of Africa.

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MSc Career Management and Coaching

Birkbeck, University of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This Master's degree in career management and coaching combines an in-depth study of career management, counselling and coaching with practical training in career coaching skills, the development of research skills and the academic study of behaviour at work. [+]

This Master's degree in career management and coaching combines an in-depth study of career management, counselling and coaching with practical training in career coaching skills, the development of research skills and the academic study of behaviour at work. The programme aims to equip coaches, consultants and HR professionals to work with groups and individuals at relational depth in organisations. It will enable you to critically evaluate theory, research and practice in these fields.

It is one of the few programmes in the UK to focus on adult career management and coaching. It attracts individuals working in a wide range of settings and organisational contexts and provides excellent opportunities for peer learning and networking.... [-]


Master in Social, Health and Organisational Psychology

Utrecht University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Utrecht

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 down to the way in which people affect each other's behaviour. In this Master’s programme, you study human behaviour and behaviour change in a social, health, or organisational context. [+]

"Just do it!" With the help of advertising campaigns, companies try to sell their products. What works and what doesn't? 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 down to the way in which people affect each other's behaviour. In this Master’s programme, you study human behaviour and behaviour change in a social, health, or organisational context.

Tracks

During this Master’s programme, 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 well-being of individuals and teams in organisations ... [-]

Master in Youth Studies

Utrecht University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Utrecht

This Master’s programme 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, academic skills and competencies you will develop into a highly-qualified science practitioner. [+]

Examine youth issues from different disciplines and perspectives:

Substance use and addiction problems; Antisocial and criminal behaviour; Marginalisation and exclusion; Excessive use of social media; Social inequalities and mental and physical health. Or are you interested in questions such as: why are Dutch youngsters the happiest in Europe? Do you want to contribute to the knowledge regarding youth issues, improve the quality of youth welfare and develop ways to prevent or solve problems associated with adolescence and young adulthood? The Master’s programme 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 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. This one-year Master's programme relates to topics and challenges relevant and, often, unique to youth such as:... [-]


MSc in Social Work

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

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.... [-]


MSc in Social Work Studies

University of Stirling
Campus Full time 24 months January 2019 United Kingdom 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 social worker. [+]

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.... [-]


Postgraduate science in social work - remotely

University of Nicosia
Online Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master of Science in Social Work

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]


MSc in Counseling Psychology

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 5 semesters September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]


MSc/PGDip Counselling

Abertay University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Dundee + 1 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]


MSc in Social Work

University of Dundee
Campus Full time 22 months September 2018 United Kingdom 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.... [-]


MSc Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy

Mediterranean College, Athens
Campus Part time 2 - 3 years October 2018 Greece Thessaloniki Athens + 1 more

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 of psychotherapy as independent counsellors – psychotherapists of the integrative approach. Students are encouraged to develop their understanding of the theoretical, social, cultural and ideological contexts in which their clients perceive, confront and manage problems. [+]

25% Tuition fee discount if paid by the end of April 2018 + 5% Extra for 2 instalments

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. ... [-]