Masters Program in Social Work in Asia

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Social Work

A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

A Master's degree in Social Work is concerned with the improvement of the quality of life of a certain individual or communities. Students will combine research, crisis intervention, community organization and strategy to be able to attain results.

Asia is the world's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres. It covers 8.7% of the Earth's total surface area and comprises 30% of its land area.

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Master in Career Guidance and Counseling

European University Cyprus
Online Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The program seeks to provide a high level of scientific knowledge to prepare qualified scientists who will help individuals in career planning, professional and educational guidance, and in career development and growth. [+]

The program seeks to provide a high level of scientific knowledge to prepare qualified scientists who will help individuals in career planning, professional and educational guidance, and in career development and growth.

Employment Opportunities

Career Guidance and Counselling in the public and private education sector, Youth and Employment Programs, Human Resource sector, freelance consultant.

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Master of Professional Counselling

Monash University Malaysia
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years July 2019 Malaysia Shah Alam + 1 more

The Master of Professional Counselling at Monash University Malaysia is a skill-based course suited to those with an interest in counseling. [+]

The Master of Professional counseling at Monash University Malaysia is a skill-based course suited to those with an interest in counseling. It is taught by academics with extensive experience of working as professional counselors/psychologists.

This course is designed to prepare you to become registered counselors in settings such as community mental health, schools, health centers, workplaces, and in private practice. The course is also suitable if you are already working in various professions who may wish to utilize counseling skills in roles such as teaching, social work, and human resources.

A distinctive feature of the course is its focus on preparing students to be culturally competent counselors in Malaysia and the region. This course requires you to undertake 504 hours of clinical placements, including a minimum of 192 hours of client contact. Through these mandatory placements, you have an opportunity to apply theory to practice under supervision in clinical settings.... [-]


MA in Psychology, Emphasis in Counseling Psychology

Webster Leiden Campus- Webster University USA
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Netherlands Leiden China Shanghai Switzerland Geneva Beijing United Kingdom London + 7 more

The mission of the MA in Psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology program is to provide its participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to become competent in counseling psychology through academic and experiential learning. [+]

10% Early bird discount granted in the first year of study for all applications completed before March 1, 2018.

The mission of the MA in Psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology program is to provide its participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to become competent in counseling psychology through academic and experiential learning.

The program aims at educating future psychologists who have sound knowledge of the theory and practice of counseling psychology, who are competent consumers and creative producers of social science research, who are competent in counseling practice, and who are ethical and sensitive to the cultures, values, and worlds of various clients.... [-]


Master in Community Organizing and Social Activism (COSA)

IPSL Institute for Global Learning
Campus Full time 13 months January 2019 USA Portland Peru Cusco Colombia Medellín Cartagena Vietnam Hanoi Tanzania Arusha + 9 more

Through IPSL’s independently designed and curated reflections seminars, “Community Organizing and Social Activism (COSA), “ students receive a foundation of the history and key practices of community building and civic engagement, from domestic and international volunteerism, community organizing, grassroots social movements, and activism. [+]

The Master of Arts in Community Organizing and Social Activism (COSA) has built-in study abroad terms and is designed to meet the international demand for ethical leaders who can effectively engage and facilitate partnerships and empower communities.

Similar to IPSL Institute for Global Learning’s MA in International Development & Service (IDS), students are prepared for careers with nonprofit, government, and community development organizations through an interdisciplinary program that combines rigorous academic training with hands-on skill development through volunteer service in several countries.

Recent graduates have focused on the following themes:

Community-based Development, Global Health Issues, Environmental Justice, Disability Advocacy, International Education & Exchange, Peace and Reconciliation, Indigenous Rights, Sustainable Development, …. and other exciting fields within international development ... [-]

Master in Social Work

Miriam College
Campus Full time 2 years November 2018 Philippines Manila

The Master in Social Work (MSW) is a research and policy-oriented graduate program intended for social workers and social development practitioners. [+]

Master in Social Work

The Master in Social Work (MSW) is a research and policy-oriented graduate program intended for social workers and social development practitioners.

Capitalizing on Miriam College’s strong base of international programs and active advocacies on peace, gender and the environment, the MSW program adopts inter-disciplinary, international and critical perspectives that examine how global issues impact on local communities, people and individuals and how diverse and multiple stakeholders at various levels can work together to achieve social justice and national development goals.

Our MSW curriculum is ladderized allowing students the option to enroll first in an 18-unit Graduate Diploma Course in Social Work for 1 year (2 semesters) before continuing to MSW. Classes are offered on a modular basis, taken every Saturday from 8 am - 6 pm... [-]


Master in Community Development

University of Saint Joseph
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Macau China Hefei + 1 more

The rapid and substantial economic development of Macao (and indeed China) must be accompanied by equal efforts in developing people and communities. Macao is a different city demographically, economically [+]

The rapid and substantial economic development of Macao (and indeed China) must be accompanied by equal efforts in developing people and communities. Macao is a different city demographically, economically, socially, religiously, ethnically, linguistically, with a more focused and distinct identity in the global arena. Not surprisingly, while the outward identity of Macao has greater prominence and focus, inwardly, the city shows the scars of rapid change: dilution of traditional neighbourhoods, apprehension over the arrival of numerous foreign workers, social tensions derived from evolving economic realities, political activism that pacifies individuals, but does not better situations. Therein lies the need to develop persons who learn how to develop communities.... [-]


Master of Social Work

United Arab Emirates University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Arab Emirates Al Ain Dubai + 1 more

Master of Social Work (MSW) programs prepare graduates for advanced professional practice in an area of concentration. [+]

Master of Social Work MSW Vision: Social Workers are leaders dedicated to strengthening families, organizations, communities, and society through the social development of human potential.

Master of Social Work (MSW) programs prepare graduates for advanced professional practice in an area of concentration. The MSW program will prepare UAEU graduates to enter the job force as specialized practitioners, accepting leadership roles within the areas of health/mental health, criminal justice, applied research, policy analysis, community education, schools and in the planning and provision of social services in other areas.

The Master of Social Work consists of 30 credit hours of specialized course-work and practicum for students with a Bachelor degree in Social Work (BSW). The MSW program also welcomes students with a bachelor degree in disciplines other than social work. However, for these students, the program of study will consist of foundation courses (30 credit hours) in year 1 and specialization courses (30 credit hours) in year 2 for a total of 60 credits hours.... [-]


Master's in Social Work

Doha Institute for Graduate Studies
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Qatar Doha

The purpose of social work, a profession dedicated to helping individuals, families, and communities, is to promote and enhance human and community well-being. This involves (1) the quest for social and economic justice, (2) the prevention of conditions that limit human rights, (3) the elimination of poverty, and (4) the enhancement of the quality of life for all persons, locally and globally. [+]

The purpose of social work, a profession dedicated to helping individuals, families, and communities, is to promote and enhance human and community well-being. This involves (1) the quest for social and economic justice, (2) the prevention of conditions that limit human rights, (3) the elimination of poverty, and (4) the enhancement of the quality of life for all persons, locally and globally.

Our Mission

Our mission is "to educate, train, and empower a new generation of professional social work practitioners and researchers, who are prepared to empower and to meet the human needs of people in Qatar, the region, the Arab World and global community, and enhance their quality of life and well-being, with specific attention to those who are poor, vulnerable, and oppressed. It also prepares graduates for leadership in the community and to contribute to the knowledge base for the profession".... [-]


Master in Counseling & Psychotherapy

University of Saint Joseph
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Macau China Hefei + 1 more

The Master in Counselling and Psychotherapy aims to provide students with both the knowledge and skills necessary in order for them to become an effective psychological counselor. [+]

The Master in Counselling and Psychotherapy aims to provide students with both the knowledge and skills necessary in order for them to become an effective psychological counselor. The program reviews and considers the different perspectives and orientations within the field of counseling as well as some of the fundamentals of mental health assessment. The skills of counseling are explored within a range of different therapeutic areas together with an opportunity to put these skills into practice.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must possess a licentiate degree from an accredited university or equivalent. The licentiate is the equivalent of a typical bachelor degree in the North America, the UK and Australia. Applicants must also demonstrate adequate English proficiency.... [-]